University of Brighton UCU
University of Brighton UCU negotiates with the universities Senior Management Team on behalf of all Academic and Research Staff. Staff on fixed term, fractional and permanent contracts are eligible to join, as are postgraduate students. University of Brighton UCU also represents some support staff on Grade 6 and above on an individual basis. (Do ask us if the UCU or our sister union Unison is best for you.)
UCU is the largest trade union working within further and higher education throughout the UK with around 120,000 members. UCU works closely with other unions on matters of common concern, often jointly lobbying government and other bodies on employment and educational issues.
New Staff – Special Offer!
If you join UCU within 30 days of the start of your employment, UCU will waive the normal 90-day waiting period for access to legal assistance.