Industrial Action Resources and FAQs

Industrial Action Resources and FAQs

Out-of-Office Replies and Email Footer

UCU has made the following web page available with example messages for Out-of-Office replies.  There is also an email footer which you could use during action short of a strike (ASOS started on 23rd November 2022 and runs continuously until further notice). Please see here for both templates:

PowerPoint Slides to Share with Students

The branch has produced a set of PowerPoint slides for sharing with students. They can be adapted to your needs and are available here.

Notice for Learn / Email Template to use in Communication with Students

Please feel free to use or adapt the notice below for your Learn page.

“I am taking part in the University and College Union (UCU) strike action on the 1st February to defend our right to a fair pension, fair pay, secure contracts and equality at work. For more information on UCU Rising please see here:

The branch has created a longer form template for Learn / email to students that can be adapted/ reduced as you see fit, and then sent to your cohort, please click here to download it.

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