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About the UCU

The University and College Union (UCU) is the largest union for academic and academic-related staff in the UK.  It is recognised by City, University of London as representing lecturers, researchers and professional staff in the administrative, library and computing services. Joining a trade union means you are able to access help, support, and even legal advice if you encounter any problems or have any questions about your employment.

UCU at City

At City, UCU is the trade union for academic staff, professional staff at grade 6 or above, and postgraduate students. Membership starts from about £5 a month. You can join UCU if you are a member of another union (NUJ, RCN, etc.) at a reduced rate. Along with the other trade unions, UCU represents the interests of all staff at City and negotiates collectively on behalf of all staff to secure a fair deal for employees and to protect their terms and conditions of work.

To find out more about our activities at City, and to get in contact with the branch's committee, visit the City UCU website.

Drop-in services

UCU at City holds a weekly drop-in service on Mondays from 12:30 to 13:30 in the Union Office, B408.