Tag Archives: Pamela Gillies

GCU staff and students raise concerns about New York Hub at Scottish Parliament

GCU staff and students brought their campaign for an independent investigation of the events surrounding the university’s New York hub, to Holyrood MSPs today. Concerned MSPs, including the presiding officer had already been in touch with members of GCU staff … Continue reading

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UCU regrets management increasing disruption to students

The UCU at Glasgow Caledonian today announced their regret at the GCU management’s decision regarding forthcoming industrial action, which threatens to  massively increase the disruption faced by students at GCU. The union had informed management that there will be a … Continue reading

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GCU Unions clarify management’s misunderstandings

Following the misleading announcement by HR that current pay negotiations are ‘concluded’ the Combined Unions at Glasgow Caledonian issued the following statement to members today: Hi all You will have seen the email from the head of HR regarding the … Continue reading

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GCU University unions move towards strike action 3rd December

Following the failure of the University and Colleges Employers Association (UCEA) to offer an increased pay offer to university staff, Glasgow Caledonian University unions will be joining their colleagues throughout Scotland and South of the border in a further day’s … Continue reading

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GCU Unions convey best wishes to new Chancellor Yunus

Members of all university unions were present at the inaugural ceremony installing Professor Muhammad Yunus as new Chancellor of the University on Friday 26th October. During his installation, Professor Yunus spoke of the need for universities to solve global problems, … Continue reading

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Independent review calls for shake up of university governance

An independent review of Higher Education Governance in Scotland today called for fundamental change in the way universities are governed. Amongst its recommendations: Governing bodies need to better show that they observe principles of good governance, regularly reviewing their own … Continue reading

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Scottish Press reports criticism of Senior Management at GCU

A hard hitting article by the Herald’s Education reporter Andrew Denholm has brought the shocking results of the recent GCU staff survey into the public’s gaze. Stating that “A survey of staff at Glasgow Caledonian University  found just 19% said … Continue reading

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