Meet your Disabled Member’s Officer…

I am Jo, Disabled Members Officer, and pleased to be part of a service providing information and support to disabled people. I have been a UNISON member for a number of years, here at UWE and in previous jobs, and joined because its core values of equality and respect...

Meet your Branch Equality Coordinator…

I am Alice, a Programme Support Officer for the Student Journey Programme and Web Transformation Project.  I am also UWE UNISON’s Equality Coordinator and a Workplace Steward and have previously been the branch’s Disabled Member’s Officer. I decided to become an...

Black Member’s update

Following the recent killing of George Floyd in America, subsequent Black Lives Matter protests and the release of a report into the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on Black people, a meeting with UWE Unison’s Black Members was arranged to discuss how these things...

Meet your Black Member’s Officer…

  I am Leyhana and I’m currently an Information Point Team Leader at UWE Bristol. I’ve been a member of UWE UNISON for a few years, yet this is my first year as Black Members Officer. Previously, I attended the National Black Members Conference as a visitor...

LGBT+ Pride

This weekend saw the 51st anniversary of the Stonewall uprising and the LGBT+ community celebrated Global Pride on-line . Given recent events our LGBT Officer Tamsila & Branch Secretary Christian take a look at the beginnings of Pride, the LGBT+ movement and Queer...
UWE UNISON Black Members update from August & looking forward

UWE UNISON Black Members update from August & looking forward

Last month I had a discussion with UWE officers responsible for organisational learning and development. A recommendation put to them was based on identifying implicit bias through an online test, this would result in identifying training needs and then providing...