Below is a list of our current campaigns with a short description. To see any latest updates please choose one from the list on the right. Or if you want to see all news/updates in a chronological order, you can just visit the News & Updates section.

USS Pension Dispute

The Pension dispute came about because of universities’ proposals to slash the benefits of the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) pension scheme. UCU calculated that this would leave a typical lecturer almost ¬£10,000 a year worse off in retirement than under the current set-up.

Local Pay Negotiations

UCU negotiates your pay directly with College. More members  = greater influence. We negotiate wages for all academic and academic-related workers at Imperial College London.

Health & Safety

UCU represents staff on Health & Safety and Equality & Diversity Committees

Bullying & Harassment

UCU holds the College in check for a range of issues including bullying, harassment, redundancy etc.


UCU is negotiating on your behalf on the latest changes to the USS Pensions Scheme

Transparency & Academic Freedom

UCU is pushing the College for greater Transparency and Academic Freedom.