Many events happen annually or sometimes more frequently so this page is designed for you to be able to find out what has happened in the past to be able to see what may be of interest in the future and the contacts that are likely to be helpful finding out more information. As always any questions contact the Branch Office.
Women, Work and Health – 27 & 28 June 2017 @ Guildford – Filling up fast!
This course is aimed at women stewards, branch women and women health and safety reps who would like a broader understanding of women’s health and safety issues. Women Work and Health June 2017 Application form.
Women’s History Part One – 1 day a week – 12, 19 & 26 September 2017 @ Guildford – Non–residential format for 2017!
This course is open to all women members and/or women activists who want to learn about the history of women’s struggle for equality in all sphere’s of life. As women make up half the population and workplace in the UK, this course focuses on the history of women workers and trade unions and puts into context the relationship between the two, both past and present. Women History Course Part 1 Sept 2017 Application form.
Assertiveness Skills Training – 17-19 October 2017 @Guildford – Applications being taken now!
Assertiveness is the quality of being self-assured and confident without being aggressive and is a skill you can learn. This course will focus on behaviour types and body language and you will practice using assertive behaviour during the course. Assertiveness Skill Training October 2017 Application form.
Women’s Forum 2017 – 6-8 October 2017, residential event @ Eastbourne – already booking up fast!
The Regional Women’s forum is an annual event organised by the Regional Women’s Committee to give women members and women stewards the opportunity to meet each other, network and share experiences. With 1 million women members in UNISON, this event inspires, informs and builds confidence of women to become more active in their branches and raise awareness of issues that affect women in the workplace and society. If you have ever thought about getting involved in the union and make a difference then come along to the Women’s Forum and learn about ‘Women in UNISON’ and how we work together to campaign for change. The forum is open to all women members. 2017 Regional Women Forum Application form
Mixed Blessings from a Cambridge Union – Friday 10th March 2017
Venue: County Hall, New rd, OX1 1ND. Free | All welcome | Wheelchair access Reflections from Professor Elizabeth Anionwu’s memoirs. Elizabeth was born in Birmingham of Irish/Nigerian heritage. Her white unmarried mother had been a student at Cambridge University. Elizabeth spent nine years in Catholic children’s homes. How did she succeed in life? For more information: www.elizabethanionwu.co.uk Speaker: Elizabeth Anionwu. Organiser: Debbie Hollingsworth, Unison Oxfordshire County Branch. Contact: 07812 350892 firstname.lastname@example.org Booking preferred. Email or phone by 9th March.
Brighton – 16 – 18 February 2017
Spirit of Women Conferences – The Fawcett Society
Theme: Women, Austerity, Creativity, Challenge & Transgression
Friday 4th – Monday 14th March 2016:
27th Annual Festival