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.

Signatory of DORA LUCU are proud to be a signatory of DORA, let’s change what we value in research.   Counselling, support, financial assistance and more available to members through Education Support Partnership.

Loughborough UCU on Social Media


Unable to display Facebook posts.
Show error

Error: Error validating access token: The session has been invalidated because the user changed their password or Facebook has changed the session for security reasons.
Type: OAuthException
Code: 190
Subcode: 460
Please refer to our Error Message Reference.


Will you make the switch today?

UCU are asking all members to switch their payment method from checkoff (paid through salary) to Direct Debit. You are being asked to do this because the government has, unfortunately,... https://t.co/noaeUlGscz

PDR Review 2018 – Have Your Say

We have now come to the end of the second year of the revised PDR system at Loughborough. University management are again reviewing the process and have invited the 3 campus unions to contribute to this review.

Last year the University ran...

The latest USS Joint Expert Panel report is here: https://t.co/b6dnlvHR82

Universities under pressure to scrap use of nine-month contracts.

"Victory for Durham campaigners offers hope other universities could follow suit in ending ‘precarious’ employment arrangements" https://t.co/D8vU25ikHO

Our employers are offering only a 2% pay increase. This will barely touch what we will lose to fund the supposed gap in our deferred pay, not to mention rising living costs. How much pay are we losing while still being asked to take on more and more work? https://t.co/Rggx0VJJgV

Load More...
Share this...
  • 63