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Frequently asked questions

We’ve grouped our FAQs into topics to help you find what you’re looking for. Or you can use the search bar at the bottom of this page.

Articles for members

  • Your Normal Pension Age is changing - what does this mean for you?

    On 6 October 2020, the USS Normal Pension Age will rise from 65 to 66. This means, if you’re retiring after that date, you’ll need to be 66 before you receive your Retirement Income Builder benefits in full.

  • Safe as houses - investing in Shared Ownership

    2020 has been a year of uncertainty in many ways, but one thing that remains certain is our commitment to our members.

  • The rising cost of chocolate and your pension

    When USS began in 1974 you could buy a Mars Bar for a few pence, now you don’t get much change from a pound, and they are a lot smaller! So, what’s that got to do with your pension?

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