UCU SCOTLAND CONGRESS, 31 MARCH – 1 APRIL
STIRLING COURT HOTEL, UNIVERSITY OF STIRLING, STIRLING, FK9 4LA
Registration is now open for UCU Scotland’s 2016 Congress and dinner at the Stirling Court Hotel, University of Stirling.
Congress is where our members come together to debate and form policy for the coming year. It’s a great opportunity to get involved in union work, and to represent your branch at a national level. All registered delegates are invited to the Congress meal on the evening before the event, and accommodation is available at the Stirling Court Hotel. Accommodation and reasonable travel expenses are fully funded by UCU. This year we welcome guest speakers Angela Constance MSP, Iain Gray MSP and Vonnie Sandlan, NUS Scotland President.
You must have approval from your branch to attend. Branches can send three representative members in addition to their Honorary Secretary or Executive Committee member. If you are interested, please contact your branch to check availability (you can find contact details here https://www.ucu.org.uk/yourcontacts).
After you have gained branch approval you can register at this link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ucu-scotland-congress-and-dinner-2016-tickets-20698493752?ref=estw
THURSDAY 31 MARCH
The Congress Dinner will take place at 7.30pm in the Conservatory Dining Room. All attendees of Congress are invited to attend. A pre-dinner drinks reception will be held at 6.30pm in the bar lounge.
FRIDAY 1 APRIL
Congress will meet at 9.30am in the Lomond Main Room. An afternoon session will follow lunch which will end at approximately 3.30pm. UCU Scotland is committed to making its Congress accessible to everyone. Please indicate when booking if you have any dietary or access requirements and we will endeavour to accomodate them.
Coffee and tea will be available prior to the start of Congress from 9.00am and again mid-morning. Lunch will be served at approximately 1.00pm.
Please indicate when booking whether you require accomodation on the evening of March 31. A room will be booked for you at the venue, the Stirling Court Hotel.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE FRIDAY 26 FEBRUARY
CALL FOR MOTIONS
MOTIONS TO BE SUBMITTED BY NOON ON FRIDAY 26 FEBRUARY 2016
Local Associations/Branches wishing to submit motions to UCU Scotland Congress are asked to arrange general meetings to agree motions. Motions should be received in writing by the UCU Scotland Honorary Secretary at least twenty-eight days before Congress, stand in the name of a Local Association/Branch and have been certified in writing by the Secretary of that Local Association/Branch to have been approved by its members (either at a quorate general meeting or otherwise in accordance with any applicable rule of the Local Association/Branch). All motions received in time shall be duplicated and sent out twenty-one days prior to Congress.
The timetable for submission of motions and amendments is as follows:
Deadline for receipt of motions – 12 noon on Friday 26 February 2016
Motions received circulated to delegates – week commencing 1 March 2016
Deadline for receipt of amendments – 12 noon on Wednesday 14 March 2016
Any amendments will be circulated to delegates prior to Congress.
Please address motions to:
The Honorary Secretary
c/o James Rose
6 Castle Street, Edinburgh EH2 3AT
And also email them to firstname.lastname@example.org