International Affiliates

International Affiliates

Every year the branch affiliate to International campaigns and organisations We are currently affiliated to the following: Brazil Solidarity Initiative Affiliate since 2020 https://nocoupinbrazil.wordpress.com The Brazil Solidarity Initiative is a campaigning...

Rebecca’s Pride Memories

Rebecca’s Pride Memories

To mark Bristol Virtual Pride 2020 Rebecca O'Regan, Health and Safety Rep for Strategic Communications and Marketing recounts their first pride experience. Manchester Pride 1999 was an experience like no other. It was a celebration in the truest sense of the word. A...

Covid-secure Audits

UNISON are undertaking 'covid secure' audits with colleagues from the UWE Health and Safety team and will keep this page updated with those audits already undertaken and those that are planned. 30 September - all teaching spaces at Frenchay completed. City Campus...

Retired Members webinar – Care After COVID

UNISON’s National Retired Members’ Committee is organising a virtual event in place of the usual conference – online and live – Wednesday 14 October 11.00am to 12.30pm. The event will look at the impact of the pandemic on the care sector, why we need a new system for...

Are you under 27? Want the chance to win £50 in Love2Shop vouchers?

UNISON South West Young Members With region wide face-to-face meetings likely to still be some time away, we need to find new ways to meet, learn and organise. We have created a survey  to find out what kinds of online events you would be interested in attending, what...

International Affiliates

Every year the branch affiliate to International campaigns and organisations We are currently affiliated to the following: Brazil Solidarity Initiative Affiliate since 2020 https://nocoupinbrazil.wordpress.com The Brazil Solidarity Initiative is a campaigning...

Pride without Borders event today!

Don’t forget that our Pride Without Borders Event is happening TODAY 8th September 2020 at 12:30!

Virtual discussion: Bristol Refugees Rights with Bristol Pride Without Borders

Rebecca’s Pride Memories

To mark Bristol Virtual Pride 2020 Rebecca O'Regan, Health and Safety Rep for Strategic Communications and Marketing recounts their first pride experience. Manchester Pride 1999 was an experience like no other. It was a celebration in the truest sense of the word. A...

UWE UNISON Pride Season

This year Bristol’s Pride is going Virtual from the 1st of September to the 12th.

Not only have we put together a programme of events for Pride we also wanted to share some of our members’ first experiences of Pride.

Evening and Weekend Working

If you are asked to volunteer to work after 20:00 in an evening or on a Saturday and/or Sunday you are entitled to different pay rates for those hours, even when this is part of your normal working week. This is enshrined in our terms and conditions of employment,...

Meet your Branch Minutes Secretary…

Hi, I’m Rhiannon and I work as a technician supporting students studying ecology and environmental science and I'm UWE UNISON's Branch Minutes Secretary. I joined UNISON because I believe in the big underpinning values of unions – things like fairness and solidarity....

Meet one of your LGBT+ Officers

I am Tamsila, I currently share the post of  UWE UNISON’s LGBT+ Officer with Dan Heland. I’ve had former roles in UWE UNISON as Health & Safety Officer as well as Black Members Officer. My day job at UWE is as a technician in engineering. I’ve been a lifelong...

Upcoming Events

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Upcoming Events

  1. Black history month

    Oct 1
  2. Dyslexia awareness week

    Oct 7 - Oct 11
  3. World mental health day

    Oct 10
  4. Care After COVID: a webinar for Retired Members

    Oct 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
  5. Bi+ members – webinar

    Oct 15 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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Members at UNISON University of the West of England branch are Administrative, Professional and Technical staff working in UWE Bristol university campuses.

We negotiate on behalf of our members for better pay and conditions, help individuals in trouble and campaign for a safer, fairer society.

UNISON is one of Britain’s biggest unions, representing more than 1.3 million members across the UK’s public services.