UCU – The Union

  • UCU is the largest trade union and professional association for academics, lecturers, trainers, researchers and academic-related staff working in further and higher education throughout the UK.
  • We are a democratic association committed to improving the working life of all our members and to maintaining academic freedom
  • We represent all academic and related staff, including lecturers, researchers, professors, administrative staff, computer and library staff, teaching assistants and postgraduate students
  • We protect your interests and supports you as an individual if you have an employment related problem
  • We campaign for improved quality of education and research, salaries, working conditions and pensions
  • We put a high priority on equality and diversity issues
  • Find out more at www.ucu.org.uk