You can join online immediately,
Please let your local branch membership secretary know you have joined: see contacts page.
UCU is the largest trade union and professional association working in further and higher education throughout the UK for anyone who works as an academic, lecturer, trainer, instructor, researcher, administrator, manager, computer staff, librarian or postgraduate.
UCU negotiates on everyone’s behalf and influences decisions on your behalf concerning
- pay and grading
- health & safety
- part-time contracts
- research contracts
News and advice on current issues is given by weekly electronic mailings.
Benefits and Services
All new members now pay subscriptions by Direct Debit. Direct Debit allows you to pay your subscription without intimating your membership status to your employer. If you move institutions it’s easier for UCU to move your membership to your new local branch.
The monthly subscription is based on your earnings. Current monthly subscriptions.