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Taking action in higher education

Courses in Scotland

The UCU education programme in Scotland offers reps the opportunity to acquire new skills in a practical and supportive environment. Our UCU courses are tailored to take account of Scotland's devolved nation status and where possible a member of the Scotland UCU staff team will be present to advise.

Dealing with the media

This one day course is aimed at UCU branch officers and reps who want to learn more about dealing with the media. This course will involve both print and visual media.

Mental health is a trade union issue

One day course is designed for reps who want to develop and understanding of why mental health is a trade union issue.

Trade unions and the environment - Green Reps role, function & influence

This one day course is designed as an introduction to the role and functions of the UCU Environment/Green Rep. The course is open to all new and existing Green Reps who have not previously had training in this area, along with any rep who has an interest in environmental issues at work.