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Guidance webinars

You have access to a series of interactive presentations about the benefits and options provided by USS

As a USS member, you have access to free webinars provided by Mercer that will help you make the decisions that are right for you now and in the future.

Webinars usually last for around an hour and they’ll be fully interactive, so you’ll have the chance to ask questions.

Click on the links below to register for each webinar or visit Mercer's website to view all upcoming webinars.

Upcoming events

12 March 2021
  • Planning for retirement – this session looks at the benefits and options available to you as a member of USS on retirement - how your benefits build up, when you can draw your benefits and in what form you can take your benefits. It will be useful for those planning for, or thinking about retirement, or those just wanting to know what your options will be on retirement.

  • New to USS – this session covers topics that anyone new to USS or looking to join USS may find useful - an overview of what you pay and what you get for your membership – so how benefits build up and the options that you have.
24 March 2021
  • Planning for retirement – this session looks at the benefits and options available to you as a member of USS on retirement - how your benefits build up, when you can draw your benefits and in what form you can take your benefits. It will be useful for those planning for, or thinking about retirement, or those just wanting to know what your options will be on retirement.

  • About USS – this session covers topics that anyone in USS or looking to join USS may find useful - an overview of your benefits in USS, what you pay, how your benefits build up, what your options on retirement are and what all that means for you.
20 April 2021
  • New to USS – this session covers topics that anyone new to USS or looking to join USS may find useful - an overview of what you pay and what you get for your membership – so how benefits build up and the options that you have.

  • Planning for retirement – this session looks at the benefits and options available to you as a member of USS on retirement - how your benefits build up, when you can draw your benefits and in what form you can take your benefits. It will be useful for those planning for, or thinking about retirement, or those just wanting to know what your options will be on retirement.

  • About USS – this session covers topics that anyone in USS or looking to join USS may find useful - an overview of your benefits in USS, what you pay, how your benefits build up, what your options on retirement are and what all that means for you.

Important information

Previous webinars

As well as watching webinars live, you can also watch recordings of webinars that have already taken place. Just choose the webinar you want to watch below.

  • New to USS

    This webinar covers topics that anyone new to USS or looking to join USS may find useful - an overview of what you pay and what you get for your membership – so how benefits build up and the options that you have.

  • Planning for retirement

    This webinar covers topics that anyone approaching retirement or wanting to know more about retirement options in USS may find useful. Before accessing the webinar please read the Important information above.

  • About USS

    This webinar covers a wide range of topics that may be useful to all members. This session will provide an overview of how USS works, the various ways you can take your benefits and other information about USS. Before accessing the webinar please read the Important information above.

The webinars are provided by Mercer Limited and USS is not in any way responsible for the content of the webinars and/or any loss or damage arising out of or in connection with these webinars or any services provided by Mercer Limited. The content of these webinars is information only. The webinars do not explain all situations or eventualities. It is not, and should not be taken as, advice. You should not rely on, or take or fail to take any decision or action based upon these webinars. We recommend that members, employers, or any other person that views, or otherwise comes into possession of the content of this webinar, take their own advice on which they can rely.

If there is any difference between this webinar and the USS trust deed and rules the latter shall prevail. Please check the USS website for the latest information regarding the scheme and any changes that may have occurred to its rules and benefits .

Important terms

This publication is for general guidance only. For a glossary of our terms please see more information on our key names and important information page.

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