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.

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Please sign our new petition (https://fundthefuture.org.uk/protect-staff-and-students/) calling on the UK government to move university learning online and to provide necessary funding for the stability and safety of the higher education (HE) sector throughout the Covid-19 crisis and beyond.

LUCU are pleased to share this Race Equality statement which has been co-developed with LU BAME staff network.


We're proud to celebrate #BlackHistoryMonth in partnership with @LoughboroughSU.

We'll be hosting a diverse event programme throughout the month of October.

More info here: http://bit.ly/35FH00M

Fund the Future webinars for activists:

Please see upcoming online events for activists by clicking here: https://fundthefuture.org.uk/events/

Part two of this tweet provides a link to watch the events that have already taken place.

Higher education consultative ballot closes next week.

Voting on the UCEA final offer closes at 12 noon on Wednesday 29th July.

If you can't find your ballot email click this link to request a replacement.


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