Category: News @ Newcastle College

Workload Wins at Newcastle College!!

Vicky Knight, President-Elect of UCU spent a day with Newcastle College UCU Branch meeting members, hosting Tea and Cake events, meeting with management and celebrating the latest win with the members of the Workload Working Group and Assistant Principal, Lisa Hamilton-Murray. The branch reps with the Workload Working Group have managed to secure a limit…


Success story : ‘Partnership agreement’ signed by NCG and UCU

UCU and NCG (formerly the Newcastle College Group) have signed an important partnership agreement which heralds the start of a stronger working relationship between the two organisations. The new partnership will see UCU and NCG work together to negotiate, consult and discuss on all matters relating to terms and conditions of employment and related staffing…


UCU Northern Region FE Sector Committee statement

The Northern Region of UCU notes the recent 24% adult funding cut and the devastating impact this will have on both colleges and adults who wish to re-enter education to further their careers. It calls upon the government to invest in Further Education, not cut, at a time when an ever-changing jobs market requires colleges…