Tag Archives: Women

Celebrating International Women’s Day @ GCU

A message from UCU@GCU President Catriona Mowat: Catriona is Disability Manager at GCU. To celebrate International Women’s Day this Thursday 8th March, we asked women members of the UCU @ GCU to tell us what being a trade union member … Continue reading

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Sign the petition to help save GCU Catering Staff jobs

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A petition has been created on line which we are urging all concerned to sign. Hundreds of staff and students have already signed the paper petition that till today has been available at the tills in the refectory and other … Continue reading

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Say ‘Pants’ to Poverty says unison

On Friday 5th February between 12 noon and 1.30 Unison@gcu are having a collection for Smalls for All (www.smallsforall.org): a charity that collects and distributes underwear to women and children in Africa who need our help. There will be a stall … Continue reading

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GCU Students say no to sexual exploitation

On International Women’s Day 2013 the GCU Students Union Debating Society held a debate about ending exploitation of women, which the local UCU was pleased to sponsor – here’s a taste of the debate. Thanks to Lesley Roy and Calum … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day debate takes off at GCU

Following a scurrilous report in the Daily Telegraph which suggested that female students at Glasgow Caledonian  had been signing up to a sexploitation website, the GCU Association debating society decided to run a debate on this, on International Women’s Day, … Continue reading

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Fair Pay on Campus Campaign

This Gender Pay gap needs to go From ‘Jenna’ – a member of UCU at Glasgow Caledonian The Equality Challenge Unit reports  that in 2011 the mean gender pay gap in UK HE was 20%……. A colleague recently brought this … Continue reading

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Make every day International Women’s Day says UCU at Glasgow Caledonian

Glasgow Caledonian University’s branch of the UCU celebrated International Women’s Day by releasing a new poster (downloadable here), and a new leaflet (downloadable here: side 1, side 2) pledging to fight for a better deal on casualisation and part time … Continue reading

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The Staff Survey – where’s the gender analysis?

In her latest posting on women at GCU and the work, life balance, ‘Jenna’ asks why there is no gender breakdown of the details in the staff survey. You can find this article on the Women at GCU page here

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