National Recruitment Week : w/c 22nd February


UCU’s second national recruitment week took place during w/c 22nd February 2016.

NRW2 resulted in an 80% increase in new members compared with the same week in 2015!

Some of our region’s events:


UCU University of Northumbria held lunchtime recruitment stalls at three campuses every day during National Recruitment Week. The branch also took part in the “I’m in the union because…” campaign.

University of Northumbria UCU Rep, Carlos Conde Solares at the fantastic stall in the Ellison Building


UCU Regional Support Official, Jon Bryan at the University of Northumbria City Campus East 1 recruitment stall


“I’m in the union because UCU believes in an education system which helps people”




UCU Durham University took part in the ‘I’m in the union because…’ campaign

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Thanks to UCU Rep Karen Jones for the wonderful photographs



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UCU University of Cumbria took part in the “I’m in the union because…” campaign

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UCU University of Cumbria Branch Chair Ashley Tiffen

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UCU Gateshead College held a recruitment stall at the Baltic Campus and took part in the “I’m in the union because…” campaign




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UCU Middlesbrough College held a recruitment stall and took part in the “I’m in the union because…” campaign














UCU Teesside University did a “walkabout” talking to staff

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UCU Teesside University Organising/Recruitment Rep Emma Teare


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Interested in the “I’m in the union because…” campaign?  Contact Emma Alexander or download & print your branch poster :