The University of Dundee Superannuation & Life Assurance Scheme is a Defined Benefit pension scheme.

As from 1 August 2011 the scheme operates on a Career Average Revalued Earnings (CARE) basis.

The Scheme is a qualifying scheme as per automatic enrolment legislation, which means it meets or more than meets the government's minimum standards. The Scheme is open to support staff of the University, University Nursery staff and DUSA employees and is governed by a Board of Trustees.

Contributions 7.75% Employee
28.3% Employer + additional monthly lump sum contributions
Scheme Retirement Age 65


Normal Retirement Age 65
Minimum Early Retirement Age 55

New Starter Information

There are many benefits to being a member of the UoDSS.

Guide, Factsheets and Booklets

UoDSS Pensions Forms

Trustee Section

Find out more information on how to opt-out.