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09 June 2017
Consultative Ballot on the 2017-18 New JNCHES Pay Offer
Further information on the upcoming Consultative Ballot
15 February 2017
EIS-ULA Training for Reps and Members Considering Becoming Reps
New two-day training course EIS-ULA representatives
05 October 2016
EIS Research into For Profit Provision in the Scottish HE Sector
The EIS commissioned research into ‘for profit provision’ (i.e. private firms) in the Scottish Higher Education sector.
14 September 2016
HE Gender Pay Gap

15 June 2016
Report into Pay & Key Financial Data of Scottish Universities
The EIS analysis of the latest Scottish University financial accounts.
18 March 2016
Update on Latest Developments for HE
A letter to members concerning the HE Governance Bill, the 2016 Pay claim, and more
27 October 2015
EIS Highlights Support for Higher Education Governance Bill
The HE governance Bill is currently laid before the Scottish Parliament
14 October 2015
Model Letter - HE Governance Bill
The EIS, in common with other HE Trade Unions and the NUS, supports the Government's HE Governance Bill currently going through the Scottish Parliament.
09 September 2015
EIS-ULA Launches Stress Toolkit for use by University Lecturers
New toolkit and strategies for staff
07 August 2015
EIS Response to the Commission on Widening Access
The EIS welcomes this opportunity to respond to the Commission on Widening Access to Higher Education.
03 November 2014
University Superannuation Scheme (USS)
This letter is directly relevant to those EIS-ULA members who are members of the USS, or who chose to move to the USS if they accept a promoted post within their pre-1992 HEI at some date in the future.
08 April 2014
Zero Hours Contracts
EIS Report in the Use of Zero Hours Contracts in Scottish Universities
06 January 2014
Teacher Education Funding
Over £1 million has been made available to help teachers in Scotland move smoothly from lecture halls into the classroom.
04 November 2013
EIS Calls for the Abolition of Zero Hours Contracts in HE Sector
The EIS has identified a number of serious concerns regarding the widespread use of so-called ‘Zero-Hours’ contracts within the Higher Education Sector in Scotland.
18 July 2013
EIS Calls on Scottish Government and SFC to Reject Code
The EIS is disappointed with the final Scottish Code of Good HE Governance issued today (Thursday) by a Steering Group of University Chairs, and calls on the Scottish Funding Council (SFC) and Scottish Government to reject using the Code
18 June 2013
EIS-ULA: University Sector Advisory Forum
The Cabinet Secretary chaired the first meeting of the University Sector Advisory Forum on June 12, 2013 to consider strategic issues in the sector.
16 April 2013
EIS expresses “disappointment” in code of HE governance
The EIS is disappointed with the draft version of the Scottish Code of Good HE Governance published today as it seems to offer nothing new to improve HE governance or accountability.
18 October 2011
New ACAS Guidance on Social Networking in the Workplace
ACAS has issued a series of fact-sheets giving guidance to employers regarding social networking, these ACAS fact-sheets build on new research from the Institute for Employment Studies.
26 May 2011
ULA & FELA lobby the Scottish Parliament on May 24, 2011.
ULA & FELA lobby the Scottish Parliament on May 24, 2011
25 March 2011
Consultation on a proposed merger of Edinburgh College of Art with the University of Edinburgh
The consultation analysis report is now available on the Scottish Government website:
01 November 2010
Future of Higher Education funding - EIS comment
The EIS welcomes the Universities Scotland Paper (Towards a Scottish Solution) which highlights the financial dangers facing Scottish Universities and Higher Education Colleges which themselves threaten the quality and quantity of Higher Education
18 October 2010
EIS has major concerns regarding the recommendations published in the Browne Review
The EIS is one of two unions representing academic staff in Scotland’s Higher Education Sector, and is one of five campus trade unions that negotiate pay and other issues with the UK University Employers Association.