Education Opportunities

Union Education is the backbone of a strong union. CUPE 951 regularly hosts and offers courses on campus but also sends members to courses and workshops around BC.  If you are interested in the opportunities below contact Kirk Mercer at

Upcoming CUPE BC Online Workshops

February 2, 2022:  LET – Secretary-Treasurer Orientation (OLS)

February 9, 2022:  Introduction to Stewarding – Part 1 & 2

February 16, 2022:  SLS – Notetaking

February 16, 2022:  SLS – What Stewards need to know about Pensions (OLS)

February 23, 2022:  Health and Safety – Introduction – Part 1 & 2

March 2, 2022:  LET – Trustee Orientation (OLS)

March 9, 2022:  Challenging Racism (OLS)

March 9, 2022:  Introduction to Allyship (OLS)

March 16, 2022:  Duty of Fair Representation (OLS)

March 23, 2022:  Introduction to Stewarding – Part 1 & 2

Upcoming CLC Pacific Winter School

January 16 – February 18 (5 weeks; all 1 week options) **Week 1 & 2 have been cancelled

Other Educational Opportunities

Below are some of what is out there for union activists — let the executive know what you are looking for so the committee can plan for future offerings and opportunities:

While the above pages offer an overview of what is available, there are other options that can be suggested to the committee.

Note that a request or suggestion does not guarantee that attendance of a course or workshop will be approved.