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Join UCU

UCU represents academic and academic-related staff, including those on part-time and fixed-term contracts.

Join UCU here.


£40,000 & above £17.99 (£17.82)
£30,000-£39,000 £16.36 (£16.20)
£20,000 – £29,999 £15.43 (£15.28)
£10,000 – £19,999 £9.41 (£9.32)
Below £5,000 £2.43 (£2.41)
postgraduate student not currently teaching free


Rates in brackets exclude the political fund.

You can join UCU online at this link (the simplest and quickest)

Alternatively, you can download the form and send it to:

Freepost RSBT – SCKZ – BLCZ University and College Union, Old Bakery, Carlow Street, London, NW1 zLH

Once you join, you will be subscribed to the members’ email list. It is a low-volume list so you will not be inundated.


Existing members

To update your details (address changes etc) first register an online account here, then update your record here. You will need your membership number; if you don’t have this please get in touch at