Further update on 2023-2024 pay negotiations
Dear colleagues, This is a further update on the 2023-2024 pay negotiations, following the last of three national negotiation meetings of the JNC for Higher Education Staff which took place on 25 January. You can view the previous communication issued on 17 January for further background. This final national negotiation meeting took...
Senate meeting - message to staff
Dear colleagues, The Agenda for the Senate meeting, to be held on Wednesday 8 February 2023, can be accessed via this link. Non-Senate members are invited to contact one of their School’s elected representatives prior to the Senate meeting if they have any comment on items that are to be discussed at...
Industrial Action Update
Dear colleagues, Strike action – Wednesday 1 February 2023 University and College Union (UCU), have announced strike action over pay and the USS Pension Scheme on the following date: Wednesday 1 February 2023 The University will remain open for business as normal during the period of dispute. If you participate in the strike action you...
Results of UniForum Service Effectiveness Survey (Part 1)
The UniForum Service Effectiveness Survey (Part 1) was carried out by an external consultancy, Cubane Consulting, on behalf of universities involved in the global UniForum programme. The aim is to understand which services meet the needs of our staff and identify where we need to improve our services, by asking...
Open Session: Staff Survey
On Monday 30th January an Open Session for all staff will take place from 11:45am - 12:45pm online via Teams Live.
Staff Survey 2022 Results - message to staff
Dear colleagues, We would like to thank everyone who took part in the Staff Survey 2022. The University level results are now available on this link. The summary includes some benchmarking information, comparisons with the results from 2020, some initial thoughts on interpreting the results, and plans for next steps. Further information...
Running relieves my stress and helped me to recover from major surgery
This week the University’s Mike Raffan featured in a BBC Sport article about one of the UK’s most extreme running events. He shares how clocking up the miles is improving his work-life balance and helped him to recover from major heart surgery. My role is Team Lead within the DDIS Server...
Update on 2023-2024 pay negotiations
Update on pay talks between UCEA and the trade unions.
Dr Massimiliano Baldassarre
Dear colleagues, It is with deep sadness that I am writing to let you know of the sudden and unexpected death of Dr Max Baldassarre, Lecturer in Medical Sciences. Max was a valued friend, colleague and collaborator to many of us. Max joined the University as a research fellow in the Institute of...