For the future
USS is changing from 1 April 2016. What does it mean for you? Visit our dedicated site to find all you need to know.
If you join a university, college or other USS employer (to see full list click here) in a role that qualifies for USS membership, you will automatically enter the scheme.
There are currently two sections of USS, the Final Salary section and the Career Revalued Benefits section.
Watch this video to learn more:
Please click here for more information on which section of the scheme you are eligible for.
Please note: this explains the situation up to 31 March 2016. All members join the new USS arrangements from 1 April 2016.
Pensions scams – don’t get stung
Visit the pension scams website, run by the Pensions Regulator, to find out more about pension scams and examples such as ‘tempting offers’, ‘one off pension investments’, ‘pension loans’ and ‘upfront cash’.
Check the facts before you make an irreversible decision. A lifetime’s savings can be lost in a moment.