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 has come about because of universities’ proposals to slash the benefits of the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) pension scheme. UCU have 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 and Safety, 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.