Sally Hunt

Sally Hunt, General Secretary of the University College Union (UCU) and TUC President

Sally Hunt has recently been elected as the new President of the TUC.

Sally, who is general secretary of UCU, will serve in the role for a year and preside over the TUC's 150th Anniversary Congress in Manchester in September 2018. In addition, she will also chair the TUC's general and executive committees.

Sally has two decades' experience as a senior trade union official. Since June 2007 she has been general secretary of UCU, following the merger of the Association of University Teachers (AUT) and the National Association of Teachers in Further and Higher Education (NATFHE).

Sally holds a number of positions outside the union and represents UCU on the TUC's general council. Her duties include being the TUC's spokesperson on international issues and she sits on the governing body of ACAS.

Sally was born in Germany, where her father was teaching in a British forces school, and went to school in Chippenham, Wiltshire.

She studied international relations at the University of Sussex from 1983 until 1987, where she served as vice-president of the students' union.

Radical Thoughts for Radical Times, speaker series, Ruskin College

Sally Hunt will be speaking at Ruskin College as part of the Radical Thoughts for Radical Times speaker series.

Sally Hunt will discuss: Why we need a national education service.

There will be time for a Q&A at the end of the talk.

Date and Time to be confirmed soon