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Branch Committee

Branch Meeting on Academic Promotions

As outlined in last week’s General Meeting, your UCU committee has drafted a proposal on academic promotions: UCU_NewPromotionScheme, and would like feedback from members. The proposal identifies a number of shortcomings with the current scheme, and sets out a more progressive alternative that we believe will be more beneficial to our members and our university.
We would like members who are interested in academic promotions to read our proposal and feed back their thoughts.  We will host an online workshop next Tuesday (June 23, 10-11 am) in which Dr Paul Skarratt will talk through the basic principles and the underlying mechanics. The rest of the workshop will be a member-led discussion to further improve and refine the proposal. 
The Zoom invitation will be sent to members later this week or email Victoria Cattini at  If you cannot attend then please feel free to email your views to Paul at