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


Since the Wed 12 Jan HEC decision to escalate #asos in both the #USS pension and #FourFights disputes. The HE disputes FAQ has been updated to reflect this change: www.ucu.org.uk/article/11817/HE-disputes-FAQsASOS now consists of: ... See MoreSee Less
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Still a few more days left to add you name to the petition against cuts to BTEC funding ✏️

Sign by 23 Jan and #protectstudentchoice


We're pleased to see @educationgovuk commit to ending the use of NDAs in universities

As our report made plain last year: NDAs silence victims, protect perpetrators & belong in the past

Tell your vice chancellor to sign the pledge & abandon the use of NDAs

#CantBuyMySilence https://twitter.com/educationgovuk/status/1483424054212243457

Department for Education@educationgovuk

This pledge is backed by the Minister for Higher and Further Education @michelledonelan, former Equalities Select Committee Chair @MariaMillerUK and campaign group @cbmsilence.


68 UK universities face strike action this term after thousands more staff voted to join action over attacks on pensions, pay & working conditions

The ball is now firmly in the employers' court if further disruption is to be avoided



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