Welcome to Loughborough UCU

LUCU works with the University on policies, procedures and practices that affect the performance and well-being of its members. We are officially recognised as the sole negotiating body for Academic and Academic Related staff. We work hard to represent members’ interests in areas such as:

We have also contributed to national campaigns and action on issues such as

As such we are keen to be involved in any institutional initiative that may affect our members’ work performance, social life and dignity. We provide support and advice to our members when they feel that they are not receiving fair, equal and respectful treatment.

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4 days ago

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Such sad news to hear of the untimely passing of @UCU President-Elect, Nit Sanghera. Rest In Power. ... See MoreSee Less

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7 days ago

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UCU's week of action against workplace racism is 10-15 February. It's 2020 and black and minority ethnic education staff are still less likely to hold senior jobs and are paid less than their white colleagues. Our union is taking action to challenge the race pay gap: www.ucu.org.uk/action-against-workplace-racism ... See MoreSee Less

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2 weeks ago

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One of our highlights of last year was the inspiring campaign which stopped an attack on pay and conditions at Nottingham College. To celebrate their success we've published a special 2020 calendar with images celebrating the creativity and determination of our members.

If you'd like a copy please click here: yoursay.ucu.org.uk/s3/Nottingham-College-UCU-strike-2020-calendar and donate £7.00 to the fighting fund : www.ucu.org.uk/fightingfund.
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UCU and the employers' representatives UCEA met on Friday for further talks seeking to resolve the dispute over pay, casualisation, equality and workloads. Progress is being made and the talks will continue with a further date to be agreed shortly.

It is with absolute pleasure I announce the inaugural migrant members' annual conference will be held on Thurs 27 Feb at @ucu HQ.

Deadline for registration is Thurs 13 Feb. All details in the link below. Come join us & help change things in UCU👇👯⚡️


To celebrate the inspiring campaign which stopped an attack on pay and conditions at @UCUNottmCollege we've published a special 2020 calendar. If you'd like a copy (£7 donation to the fighting fund) please click here https://bit.ly/2FxR2p4.

Five January dates have been set for meetings to look at reforming the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS)...


#UCUStrikesBack #UCUasos

Important news today for members in our USS dispute:


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