Students Staff

Trade unions at Essex

The following trade unions represent staff at the University of Essex:

University and College Union (UCU)

Represents: lecturers, researchers, teaching postgraduates, and academic-related staff at grade 7+

Lorraine Collins UCU Office Manager, UCU office 5A.102 (via door 4NW) at Colchester Campus: Telephone: 01206 874967 Email:

Dr Cathy Crawford Branch President. Email:

General Enquiries Email:

Local website: National website:

Unite the union

Represents: senior support and support staff

Colin McAuley Estate Management Section Telephone: 01206 873974 Email:

National website:


Represents: clerical, secretarial, patrol and ancillary staff

John Wakeman Accommodation Office Telephone: 01206 874166 Email:

Alex Nicholas Branch Equality Officer (LGBT) Email:

National website: