Category: Members

  • HE Pay Update 2024/25

    HE Pay Update 2024/25

    The joint higher education trade unions have held a series of meetings with the university employers (UCEA) on the higher education pay offer for 2024/25. We hope to be in a position shortly to share details of the final offer with members and branches. We are currently still in discussions with UCEA about the final…

  • UNISON Annual General Meeting 2024

    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…

  • IWMD and May Day March 2016

    There are two major events coming up soon organised by the Aberdeen Trades Union Council which we'd encourage all branch member's to attend.  Aberdeen May Day March & Rally The annual May Day March for International Workers' Day will take place this year on Saturday 30th April. All trade unions, community organisations, friends and families…

  • Branch Pay Offer Consultation 2017/18

    We have now received a "full and final" written pay offer from the national employers’ organisation the Universities & Colleges Employers Association (UCEA). The offer for 2017-18 follows pay talks between the employers and joint Higher Education unions, and consists of: a 1.7% increase from 1 August for all staff covered by the higher education…