Category: RGU

  • 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…

  • RGU Members Vote of No Confidence in University Executive

    RGU Members Vote of No Confidence in University Executive

    The RGU section of UNISON Aberdeen Universities branch has approved and submitted a formal statement of no confidence in the University Executive team, which has been delivered to the Principal, Prof. Steve Olivier. In a consultative ballot of members 93% of respondents voted in favour of submitting the statement. This decision reflects significant concerns among…

  • RGU Financial Transformation Consultation

    RGU Financial Transformation Consultation

    After the announcement on 28th March regarding the financial situation at RGU with a savings target of £18 million, the opening of a university-wide Voluntary Severance scheme with an intended reduction of between 180-220 staff, and the proposed restructure of schools and departments, UNISON will be entering into formal consultation with the University. If you…

  • 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

    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…

  • UNISON Annual General Meeting 2023

    Details for the branch Annual General Meeting have now been announced.  This will take place at RGU, Riverside Building room 118 this year, and will have a virtual option via zoom for those unable to attend in person.  It will be a single AGM for UNISON members from both Universities, and all are invited to…

  • RGU STRIKE Update – December 2022

    In the run-up to the Christmas break, here's another strike update video for you. Follow us on FACEBOOK – we'll continue to send updates from the picket lines and on the overall dispute.  You can also see some of the photo's and videos from the picket lines this week as well. Click here and like…

  • RGU STRIKE Update – September 2022

    We had a great turnout on the picket lines for our first two days of strike action.  Rather than a long email, I though this time I'd do a short video update for you all – click here to watch it: Follow us on FACEBOOK – we'll continue to send updates from the picket lines…

  • RGU STRIKE – November Dates

    STRIKE – Take Action!  Dates have now been announced for further industrial action at the Robert Gordon University over the derisory 3% pay award this year.  We are asking all members to take strike action and not attend the workplace on the following dates: Thursday 24th November Friday 25th November IT IS CRITICAL THAT ALL…

  • State Funeral – Strike Dates Change

    Following the events of the last week, and the subsequent national mourning period and planned state funeral for HM Queen Elizabeth II, the strike action due to take place at RGU on Monday 19th September has now been cancelled. The state funeral marks the end of the national mourning period and employers will be working…