Anti-casualisation committee

Representing UCU fixed-term and hourly paid staff and fighting the abuse of casual contracts throughout tertiary education.

Anti-casualisation news

A regular newsletter produced by UCU's anti-casualisation committee:

Committee members 2016-17

  • Cecily Blyther, Petroc (FE)
  • Nathaniel Adam Tobias Coleman, Birmingham City University (HE)
  • Jessica Jacobs, Queen Mary University of London (HE)
  • Amy Jowett, Hackney ACE (FE, NEC)  
  • Lesley Kane, Open University (HE)
  • Kevin McNicholl, Queen's University Belfast (HE)
  • Sam Morecroft, Sheffield University (HE)
  • Christina Paine, London Metropolitan University (HE, NEC)
  • Alexandra Parsons, University College London (HE)
  • Elvira Perez, University of Nottingham (HE)
  • Jim Thakoordin, Bedfordshire ACE (FE)
  • Gwen Vickers, New City College (FE)
  • Elaine White, Bradford College (FE)
  • Millie Wild, New City College (FE)


  • Joanna de Groot (president)
  • Vicky Knight (president-elect)
  • Douglas Chalmers (vice president) 
  • Rob Goodfellow (immediate past president) 
  • Steve Sangwine (honorary treasurer)
  • Sally Hunt (general secretary)

Committee secretary:

Last updated: 22 August 2017