Protesting and Surviving! Being realistic and demanding the impossible in the twenty-first century.
Saturday 19th May 2012. 10:30-5:30. Warwick Hall, Church Green, Burford, Oxfordshire.
Chaired by Tracy Walsh (Programme Co-ordinator, Ruskin College Oxford); with speakers Hannah Lownsbrough (38 Degrees Campaign Director), Alex Gordon (RMT President) and Adam Ramsey (UK Uncut); and enetertainment from Gary Kaye, Iszi Lawrence, and The Original Rabbit Foot Spasm Band.
Procession from Church Green at 1:20, followed by a short ceremony to honour the Levellers executed at Burford and Oxford in 1649.
Branch members can go as delegates to UNISON conferences: the branch will pay a delegate's expenses. Please let the Branch Executive know as soon as possible if you are interested in attending a conference by email to firstname.lastname@example.org; or by phone on 01865 (2)88473.
The 2012 Retired Members' Conference takes place from 2.15pm, Tuesday 9th October to 4pm Wednesday 10th October 2012 at Cardiff City Hall.
Please check UNISON's Retired Members' Conference web page for the latest news.
Higher Education Branch Seminar
HE Branch Seminar will be on the 18th to the 20th October 2012. Venue to be arranged.
Please check UNISON's Higher Education web page for the latest news.
The 2012 Disabled Members' Conference takes place from Saturday 27th to Monday 29th October 2012 at the Brighton Centre.
Please check UNISON's Disabled Members' Conference web page for the latest news.
The 2012 LGBT conference will be held from 1.15pm Friday 16th November to 1.30pm Sunday 18th November 2012, at the Brighton Centre.
Please check UNISON's LGBT Conference web page for the latest news.
Stress at work
The University's web page on the prevention and management of stress at work contains links to University policy and various guidance documents. From the page you can also access the Xanthis Stress Manager, a web-based support programme for employees, providing information about stress. Use of this tool is completely anonymous and it can be accessed from any location.
Groups and campaigns
UNISON Oxford University & Colleges Branch supports several local and national groups, campaigns and events:
- Close Down Campsfield
- Cuba Solidarity
- Levellers' Day
- Oxford - Colombia Solidarity
- Oxford International Women’s Festival
- Oxford Pride
- Palestine Solidarity