QUFA Digest Emails: January 2023

Dear Members,

  1. The Childcare Support Plan application deadline is February 1, 2023. More information here.
  2. The Fund for Scholarly Research and Creative Work and Professional Development (Adjuncts) is accepting applications with a deadline of Monday February 6, 2023 for the winter term. More information here.
  3. Please join the QUFA Caucus of Parents of Young Children for a virtual meeting on January 25th from 1:00 to 2:30 pm. This will be a chance for us to connect and discuss workplace support and children’s illness, QUFA bargaining/potential strike, organizing for more accessible childcare, support for parents/caregivers living outside of Kingston, Queen’s Daycare campaign, and building inclusive caregiving models. Check your inbox for an email sent Jan. 11 with the Zoom link or email qufa@queensu.ca.
  4. The Tuition Support Plan application deadline is February 28, 2023. More information here.
  5. The Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) is launching its inaugural State of the Post-Secondary Academic Profession Survey. The survey will build longitudinal information about issues and needs faced by academic staff at Canadian universities and colleges. This data will help CAUT and its member associations advocate for members’ interests. Access the survey and more information here.

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QUFA Staff: qufa@queensu.ca