Month: April 2018

UEB, 30 April 2018

Posted on 30 April 2018 by Mairwen Harris

It was noted that that the Vice-Chancellor had attended the GW4 Council; the Water Security Alliance was discussed and is seen as a model for further collaboration. It was noted that the Schools of Medicine and Social Sciences had been successful in their applications to Athena SWAN and had both achieved a Bronze award. A
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Vice-Chancellor’s all-staff email – April 2018

Posted on 30 April 2018 by Colin Riordan

Dear colleague While the pensions dispute is not yet fully resolved, there is reason to be hopeful that the agreement to suspend industrial action whilst an expert panel is convened to review the 2017 valuation will offer a positive way forward. The key information about the agreement and proposed process is in the public domain,
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UEB, 16 April 2018

Posted on 16 April 2018 by Mairwen Harris

It was noted that Professor Boyne had been appointed as Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Aberdeen from 1 August 2018 and congratulations were extended to Professor Boyne. It was noted that industrial action over pensions had been suspended. The town hall meetings for students and staff scheduled for this week would go ahead
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Industrial strike action ends

Posted on 13 April 2018 by Colin Riordan

Dear colleague, Today, UCU members have voted in favour of accepting an ACAS proposal for a Joint Expert Panel. This means that all industrial action – including strike action and action short of a strike for the week of 16 April 2018 – has been suspended with immediate effect. I very much welcome today’s decision,
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Strike action ends

Posted on 13 April 2018 by Amanda Coffey

Dear students, Today, UCU members have voted in favour of accepting an ACAS proposal for a Joint Expert Panel in relation to the USS pension scheme. This means that all industrial action – including strike action for the week of 16 April 2018 and action short of a strike – has been suspended with immediate
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Strike action: Supporting your learning and revision

Posted on 11 April 2018 by Amanda Coffey

Professor Amanda Coffey, Pro Vice-Chancellor Student Experience and Academic Standards updates students on how the University is continuing to support your learning and revision as you return to your studies following the Easter break. Dear students, As you prepare to return to your studies following the Easter break, I want to update you on the
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