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UCU Congress 2020

Rescheduling Congress 2020 arrangements

An on-line interim Congress  will take place on Saturday 13 February and Tuesday 16 February 2021, to deal with the Congress business that would have been taken at the cancelled interim on-line Congress 28-30 October 2020      

The convening notice for the conference has been issued in branch circular  UCU1057 [567kb]  We urge members to read this.  

Venue & Times

Timetable of deadlines


Dependants' allowance (including childcare)

Advance notice of delegates' requests to speak

Late motions

Delegate entitlements


Venue & Times

Congress will be held on line, using Zoom on Saturday 13 & 26 February 2021.  Business will start from 11:00  - 13:00 & 14:00 - 16:00 with additional short break within these sessions.

The convening notice for the conference has been issued in branch circular UCU1057 [567kb]  We urge members to read this.


Timetable of deadlines

17:00 Friday 29 January 2021Deadline for late motions
17:00 Wednesday 3 February 2021

Deadline for delegate registration

Deadline for advance speaker notification

Thursday 4 February 2021 (tbc)Agenda group meets (CBC + chairs of NEC sub committees)
Tuesday 9 February 2021 (tbc)

Final agenda published

Saturday 13 February, and Tuesday February 16 2021Interim online Congress11:00-13:00, 14:00-16:00



Delegates properly appointed by branches can register online here.

Registration deadline is Wednesday 3 February, 5pm.

 Dependants' Allowance (including childcare)

Congress delegates who need childcare or other care for dependents in order to take part in this meeting may be able to back some of these costs as a dependents' allowance. Please contact Sue Bajwa for more information (and before any expenses are incurred). 

 Advance notice of delegates' request to speak

Advance notice will need to be given of all delegates' requests to speak in the debates, including the movers and seconders of motions. The deadline for this Wednesday 3 February.

Speaker request form

 Late motions

Late motions can be submitted by local officers using the online form (further information about submission of motions can be found in the convening notice).

Motions form

 Delegate entitlements

Branches are entitled to one delegate per 400 members or part thereof  Delegate entitlements

Institutions with under 100 members must enter into the aggregation process. You can find out more about this process from your regional office or from Sue Bajwa in the first instance.

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Last updated: 14 January 2021