UCU Ballots

UCU ballot forms will have dropped through your letter boxes.

These are for several positions within UCU structures, including the UCU General Secretary, Vice-President (FE), National Executive Committee (NEC) and representatives of women members.


Aber UCU encourages members to participate in this vote.

  • The voting period runs: 25th January – 1st March
  • Details, including election statements from each candidate for every post, are included in the pack.
  • Voting is based on single transferable vote i.e. you rank as many or as few candidates as you wish.

There are four candidates standing for General Secretary of UCU:


Vicky Blake


Jo Grady


Ewan McGaughey


Saira Weiner



Online hustings for General Secretary involving all the candidates will be on Thursday 1st February.



There is also a UCU Cymru hustings event on 17th February


Two candidates are standing for the single Wales HE seat on NEC:


Phillip Allsopp (Cardiff University)

Estelle Hart (Swansea University)


Happy balloting!