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About US

UCU is the largest trade union and professional association for academics, lecturers, trainers, researchers and academic-related staff working in further and higher education in the UK.

UCU is the largest post-school union in the world: a force working for educators and education that employers and the government cannot ignore.

University of Greenwich employees affiliated with UCU are organised into three UCU branches under the umbrella of a single unified coordinating committee.    The three branches are Greenwich, Medway and Avery Hill.

Greenwich Branch Chair – Ruth Ballardie – & Co-Secretary Richard Wild (
Medway Branch Chair – Meredith Williams –
Avery Hill Branch Chair – Mark Colpus –