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CUPE sponsors weeklong training sessions in the Spring and in the Fall. Our Spring 2016 Weeklong School will be in Kamloops, BC from May 29-June 3, 2016.
To find more information or apply, please use the links below.
Attend a Workshop
CUPE Locals and District Councils sponsor training workshops for their members throughout the year. To see what is available, click on the link below to view the 2014 CUPE Education Calendar. The Education Calendar is updated regularly. New workshops are added all the time.
If you want to attend a workshop, contact your Local Executive or Education Committee.
If you are a member and you are interested in a workshop but your Local isn't sponsoring it, contact your Local to find out if other members are interested and you might be able to get a workshop put on in your community; or you might consider registering for a workshop being offered somewhere else in the province.
To register for a workshop, please download the Notice and complete the Registration Form.
Notices for workshops will be posted on the Union Education website when they are mailed out.
Post Secondary Bursaries
CUPE policy supports a truly public post-secondary education system - one with no economic barriers to education. Until that happens, some CUPE locals have set up bursary programs for members and their children to help them attend a college or university. You will have to check with your steward or local executive to find out if your local offers any bursaries.
CUPE BC offers bursaries to CUPE members or their children planning on entering post-secondary education are encouraged to apply for this annual bursaries. The Aubrey Burton/Reg Ford Memorial Scholarships are available every year. You can find the application form here.