GUCU is committed to fighting all forms of discrimination at work and ensuring that our work place is free from racism, sexism, sexual harassment, disablism, discrimination related to gender identity, sexual orientation, age, ethnicity and religion. We are committed to combatting inequalities in pay, progression, and attainment, promoting awareness of intersectional aspects of inequality and discrimination, and ensuring that our institution has robust policies of equality and inclusion.

The UCU website has useful links to knowing your rights and union policies and procedures for tackling inequality which can be accessed here:

You can contact the following reps for any issues or concerns you would like to raise:

Equalities Rep: Milly Williamson:

BAME Rep: Akanksha Mehta: 

BAME Rep: Veronica Poku: 

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GUCU Working Groups

These groups have been established and are open to all members to help develop, progress and organise key areas of union work. They meeting regularly – to get involved get …

GUCU Equalities Update June 15, 2020

GUCU Equalities Update June 15, 2020 By refusing to extend contracts or to agree furlough requests it is clear that Goldsmiths Senior management is determined that casualised staff on FTC, …

GUCU Statement of support for Evan Ifekoya

GUCU stands in full solidarity with Evan Ifekoya’s decision to withdraw their labour from the Department of Art at Goldsmiths.  Evan’s statement ‘Withdrawing my labour’ that was publicly shared on …