Marking and assessment boycott, and action short of strike, from 23rd May 2022: read our frequently asked questions.
(You may also want to refer to some of our older documents for the 2021-2022 mandate period, including information on the local and national hardship funds, and our strike and ASOS FAQs for that period.)
Essex UCU, a branch of University and College Union, is formally recognised by the University of Essex management to represent all staff employed within the university at grade 7 and above (academics, academic-related, professional services staff or GTAs)
UCU is the largest trade union and professional association for academics, lecturers, trainers, researchers and academic-related staff working in further and higher education throughout the UK.
The branch are working remotely at present. Read here for UCU’s latest advice re working during this coronavirus pandemic Please all take care and socially distance.
We are a vibrant, active branch here at University of Essex, numbering many. Please read through some of the above menu tabs and news posts to the right to read about our recent campaigns and activities. For the latest news on national UCU activities see national website and national campaigns news