Here are some of our learners who have shared their learning journey.

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Making Mindful moments with Aegis.

28 October 2020

The Learn with Aegis project team recognised the impact on mental health and wellbeing that the covid pandemic and changes to work and lifestyle were having on its members – so they decided to organise events and produce resources to help.


Moving Learning Online with Aegis..

14th October 2020

Like other unions Aegis have risen to the challenge posed by the pandemic and moved their learning offer online to support members. In this blog the Learn with Aegis team explain how they did it...

Former ULR Chris becomes a Jolly Good Fellow

8th July 2020

Former Union Learning Rep Chris Gurdev has had quite some learning journey.

After eight years of study Chris, with the support of Learn with Aegis, has achieved his learning goal and been invited to become a Chartered Fellow in Management.

Learn with Aegis hosts event to inspire ULR's

9 June 2020

Earlier this year, Learn with Aegis, with the support of the Union Learning Fund, hosted a ULR Day event at the Computershare offices in Skipton.


Building young skills at home with Aegis

7 May 2020

Workers in lockdown are developing lots of new skills, including supporting their children whilst they are away from school and learning from home. 

Mental Health Awareness was just a click away for Kate

7 August 2019

Since Learn with Aegis launched its new website in partnership with the Skills Network in March this year, the number of courses offered to learners has grown and grown. Kate Jackson was one learner who has benefited from the unions partnership.

Being an Aegis ULR helped Chris find a whole new direction

14 June 2019

Chris Gurdev worked within branch management of Yorkshire Building Society but a conversation with Learn with Aegis resulted in him taking on a new role as a Union Learning Rep – and he’s not looked back since.

Just another Massage Monday for Aegis learners

13 May 2019

Learn with Aegis has supported a pop-up night school on Monday evenings over 20 weeks during the winter at the head office site of Yorkshire Building Society in Bradford.

Aegis helps Tara learn about her diabetes

1 April 2019

Finance union Aegis has been promoting distance learning to members through its Union Learning Fund (ULF) funded Learn with Aegis project. A number of the Level 2 NCFE courses have been around health and wellbeing – something that has proved popular and helpful to their members.

Quick Reads promote positive thinking at Lynch Wood

27 February 2019

Claire Cakebread is a Learn with Aegis rep working for the Yorkshire Building Society at the companies Lynch Wood offices in Peterborough. Claire has recently been promoting Quick Reads to staff at the site to encourage colleagues to get back into reading.

Aegis takes the union learning message to the community

2 November 2018

As well as the usual union learning activity of helping learners in the workplace, the Learn with Aegis team looks at helping learners in other ways. This is way they decided to run a stall at the Spelthorne Career and Skills Fair held at Kempton Park, Sunbury in September.

GCSE support from union helps Tina follow her dream

22 August 2018

Support from her union in attaining a GCSE qualification helped Tina change career and follow her dream of becoming a teacher.

Aegis helps workers upskill in Excel

18 June 2018

Workers in the finance sector have been expressing an interest in building their skills, with a high demand for training and upskilling in Excel. This need is something that Aegis the Union has been working hard to support.

Aegis is helping learners prepare for jobs for the future

5 June 2018

Aegis the Union represents workers in the finance sector, a sector that is currently going through a period of change. Banks and building societies have recognised that the world has changed its banking habits and they need to modernise their services, to embrace the new digital world.

Aegis helps students get to grips with the world of work

2 May 2018

Aegis the Union represents workers in the finance sector – and has been working with employers and schools to help students understand the world of work. This is so that they are in a good position to make informed choices about options.

Up close and personal with Rescue Annie

21 July 2017

As part of June’s Festival of Learning, Aegis members and work colleagues at Yorkshire Drive and Lynch Wood have been learning some potentially life-saving skills thanks to Learn with Aegis.

Aegis helps Katherine pursue a career in teaching

25 January 2017

Katherine Salkeld was working at a building society in Lancashire until a union learning event organised by Aegis inspired her to get back into learning and follow her dream in becoming a teacher.

Conrad brushes up on skills with help from Learn with Aegis

4 January 2017

Conrad Bateman is an Aegis member, and a Union Learning Rep, who has been promoting learning and the union's ULF (Union Learning Fund) project. His work role of caretaker/janitor means he is a regular figure around the building known by many colleagues and is to many the “face” of the project.

“A member could come and talk to me about anything that might be on their mind, even if it's just to get something off their chest.”

Fredrick MarkhamAegis Representative