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University and College Union (UCU)

UCU cake sale

The University and College Union (UCU) represents over 110,000 academics, lecturers, trainers, instructors, researchers, managers, administrators, computer staff, librarians and postgraduates in universities, colleges, prisons, adult education and training organisations across the UK. UCU Reps work with us to ensure their members receive the best possible support and advice available.  

Training & development fund

Training room

Our new Training and Development fund can assist staff in education with the cost of education-related training and help former education staff to re-enter the education sector or to transition to a new career.


Say no

Many people are uncomfortable saying no because they do not want to disappoint others, have had negative experiences saying no in the past or don't want to be viewed as uncooperative.

Staff engagement & wellbeing

Teacher helping a student

Our Positve Workplace Survey & Programme are specifically designed to improve your organisation’s work culture and boost staff morale.

Annual report

Notebooks and files

Our annual report shows the different ways we’ve helped education staff over the past financial year. It details how we’ve made progress against our strategic aims, how we are organised and how we’ve funded our work. 


Frequently asked questions about our services and support to education staff. 

Press Centre

Press releases and interesting news stories



We take governance very seriously. Our Board of Trustees govern our activities. We have 13 Trustees in place who meet on a quarterly basis to review and agree strategy.