Higher Education News

Queen Margaret University strike ballot opens today

There is a live threat of compulsory redundancies at Queen Margaret University. Until that threat is lifted, UNISON members must

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Press Release
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UNISON – Scottish government must act as public service workers face more than 40,000 violent incidents every year

Public services union UNISON has called for action from the Scottish Government to “end the aggro” faced by council and

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Higher Education News

Higher education members to be balloted on strike action

UNISON’s higher education service group executive is organising a national industrial action ballot after over two thirds of those members who

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Higher Education

Have your say in the higher education pay ballot

The Higher Education pay ballot starts on 14 September and closes on 25 October. UNISON’s Higher Education committee is calling

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News

Congress condemns attacks on university pensions

#stuc2018 Congress condemned proposals by university principals and Universities UK to attack the Universities’ Superannuation Scheme (USS) and withdraw the

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UNISON – rise in attacks on public service staff is ‘tip of iceberg’

Public services union UNISON Scotland has called on the Scottish Government and all public service employers to take action immediately

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Responses

Review of Financial Support for Students

Education is central to both Scotland’s economy and the wider wellbeing of its citizens. Everyone who could benefit from further

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Responses

Code of Good Higher Education Governance

  Democratic structures create public bodies which are open and transparent in their dealings with the public. Universities are not

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Responses

Evidence to the Scottish Parliament Audit Commttee

UNISON members provide essential roles across higher and further education, these roles while often overlooked by policy makers are crucial

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