The University and College Union (UCU) is the professional association and trade union for all academic and professional workers at Imperial College. This includes academic staff, research staff, administrative, computer and library staff graded Professional Level 3a and above.

If you are a PhD student teaching in HE, UCU will make your union membership free. The offer is valid for four years (or until a more secure job is achieved).

You can apply online.

Please note that UCU membership includes a number of additional benefits and it is eligible for tax relief. For subscription rates see here.

To find out more about UCU at Imperial, explore our webpages or contact us for an informal chat.