The Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) is open to Academic and Academic-Related Staff.

As an eligible employee you will be automatically enrolled into our workplace pension scheme on your contractual start date.

Scheme Information

This scheme operates in all the pre-1992 universities and many of the post-1992 institutions.

Contributions 8.8% Employee contribution
19.5% Employer contribution
Scheme Retirement Age 65

New Starts

As an eligible employee you will be automatically enrolled into our workplace pension scheme on your contractual start date. The workplace pension scheme is provided by Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS).

For more information please see:-

Current Members

Current Information about USS Scheme Benefits

USS Scheme Benefits prior to April 2016

Retirement

Normal Retirement age 65
Minimum Retirement Age 55