Category: Members

  • UNISON Annual General Meeting 2024

    This year’s AGM will take place at the University of Aberdeen, Sir Duncan Rice Library, room LG29, and will have a virtual option via MS Teams for those unable to attend in person.  It will be a single AGM for UNISON members from both Universities, and all are invited to attend at UofA.  If you…

  • Branch Christmas Competition 2023 – RESULTS

    The branch held our prize draw for our fantastic Christmas Competition today and we're pleased to announce we now have our prize winners for this year.  Our prize draw was overseen by branch committee members, Colin Jones and Laura Benvie. The 1st Prize of an Apple iPad Air went to: Alexander Laing – Congratulations! This…

  • Branch Christmas Competition 2023

    Once more we are running our fantastic Christmas Competition, which is open to members only for all our current UNISON members at both the Robert Gordon University and the University of Aberdeen. This year, we have an amazing Apple iPad Air to win, and twenty lucky winners will receive a voucher code for £50, to…

  • Have you VOTED yet!? Vote YES for Better Pay!

    Pay talks with the University and Colleges Employers’ Association (UCEA) ended in impasse, rather than agreement. UCEA made their latest final pay offer for 2023-24 during the ACAS facilitated dispute resolution talks in February: another below-inflation pay rise. With RPI inflation at 13.8% in February 2023 and even CPI at 10.4%, like many other workers across…

  • Thank You Julie

    Aberdeen Universities Branch bid a fond farewell to Julie Yackiminie as she stood down from her post as branch chair after many years of service to UNISON.  Colin Jones, UNISON Convener at the Robert Gordon University said, “I became involved in UNISON twenty years ago when Julie asked for people to help ‘give out leaflets’. …

  • Branch Christmas Competition 2022 – RESULTS

    The branch held our prize draw for our fantastic Christmas Competition yesterday and we're pleased to announce we now have our three prize winners and fourteen runners up for this year. This year we had Fifteen £50 Vouchers up for grabs! Our prize winners draw was overseen by branch committee members, Jim Florence, Shirley Cooper…

  • Branch Christmas Competition 2022

    Once more we are running our fantastic Christmas Competition, which is open to members only for all our current UNISON members at both the Robert Gordon University and the University of Aberdeen. This year, fifteen luck winners will receive a voucher code for £50, to use on any shopping vouchers they like from the love2shop…

  • Branch Christmas Competition 2018 – Results

    The branch held our prize draw for our fantastic Christmas Competition and we're pleased to announce we now have our five prize winners for this year. The prizes this year were: an amazing MSI GL62M Gaming Laptop, with NVIDIA GTX 1050 graphics and Intel Core processor.  our ever popular Dinner and a Show for Two…

  • Winter Fuel Grants

    Winter fuel grants 2018-19 What are UNISON There for You Winter Fuel Grants? In addition to our normal range of services and in response to the growing difficulty many members on low income are experiencing paying their fuel bills, a programme has been put in place that will assist our most vulnerable members. How much…

  • RGU Announces £6m Cuts to Staff and Services

    Members will by now be aware of the Principal’s announcement at RGU with regard to the financial situation at the University, and the start of a Voluntary Severance scheme to attempt to reach the stated required cost reduction of £6 million (£2 million non-pay costs, and £4 million staffing costs). The University has also stated…