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Pensions

We look after pensions for all staff and offer support and guidance on joining a scheme, opting out and transferring your pension when changing jobs.

About our pensions

Find out how our pensions work, how you're automatically enrolled depending on your job, and what happens to your pension if you opt out, leave the University for another job, or retire.


Joining a pension scheme

Find out which of our three pension schemes you are eligible to join as a member of staff at the University.


Schemes for staff in grades 1 to 5 and hourly-paid workers

As a member of staff in grades 1 to 5, or an hourly-paid worker, you're automatically enrolled on a pension scheme. Find out about the schemes and how to opt out.


People's Pension

Find out information about the People's Pension on their official website.


Schemes for staff in grades 6 to 9

As a member of staff in grades 6 to 9, you're automatically enrolled on the Universities Superannuation Scheme. Find out about the scheme and how to opt out or join the PensionPlus scheme.


PensionPlus

Staff on the Universities Superannuation Scheme can participate in PensionPlus to increase their take-home pay.

PensionPlus opt-out form

The form for staff on the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) who do not wish to participate in the PensionPlus scheme.

About us

We look after pensions for all staff and can provide information and advice about the University's pension arrangements.

Contact us

Get in touch if you have any queries.