University of Dundee Superannuation and Life Assurance Scheme (UoDSS)
Information and support about the UoDSS pension scheme.
University of Dundee Superannuation and Life Assurance Scheme (UoDSS) is a legacy defined benefit pension scheme that are no longer open to new entrants but continue to serve existing members.
UoDSS closed to new entrants on 31 December 2022. New clerical, technical, manual, and support staff will be part of Royal London.
The University of Dundee Superannuation & Life Assurance Scheme (UoDSS) closed to new entrants on 31/12/2022. The Defined Benefit (DB) scheme will remain open for existing active members on this date. However if a member of UoDSS leaves the University’s service and re-joins the University within a 12-week period, they will be able to re-join UoDSS and maintain their DB pension scheme benefits if they wish so and ask to do so. If you meet this criteria and you wish to re-join UoDSS please contact email@example.com to request this. If no contact is made within the 12 week period or the break in service is more than 12 weeks, you will be offered the opportunity to join the Royal London Defined Contribution (DC) pension scheme.
The University of Dundee Superannuation & Life Assurance Scheme (UoDSS) 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 governed by a Board of Trustee Directors.
Contributions and retirement age
24.85% Employer + additional monthly lump sum contributions
|Normal retirement age||65 – for benefits accrued up to 31/12/2022
66 – for benefits accrued from 01/01/2023
|Minimum early retirement age||55
(Rising to 57 from April 2028)
Factsheets and other information
Information about your options if you leave the University and have contributed to the UoDSS or USS pension scheme.
Pensions Plus is a way to contribute to either the University Superannuation Scheme (USS) or the University of Dundee Superannuation Scheme (UoDSS).
Factsheets detailing various aspects of the University of Dundee Superannuation and Life Assurance Scheme (UoDSS) and your pension benefits.
The aim of this booklet is to give you an outline of the benefits available to you as a member of the Scheme.
Applicable to former members of the University of Dundee (Former CNM Staff) Pension Scheme.
Form to indicate the possible recipients of any benefits which are payable on your death while a member of the UoDSS pension scheme.
Use this form if you wish to withdrawal from UoDSS with three months or more pension accrual, whilst remaining in pensionable employment at University of Dundee.
If you wish to opt out of the scheme, please complete the notice to opt-out of pension savings form.
Use this form to nominate potential dependant(s) if you are a member of the UoDSS pension scheme.
If you have deferred benefits in another pension scheme, you have the opportunity of investigating the possibility of transferring these benefits to UoDSS.
Information about Clerical Member Nominated Trustees of the UoDSS pension scheme including form for nominations.
Implementation Statements provides information on how the Trustees of UoDSS have followed their policy in relation to the exercising of rights and engagement activities.
This document constitutes the Statement of Investment Principles for the University of Dundee Superannuation and Life Assurance Scheme.
A statement will be available each year to provide you with the latest funding information for the Scheme.
How the trustees of UoDSS use and protect the personal information its members.
Information on how the scheme actuary ( Xafinity Consulting Ltd) for UoDSS uses members' personal information.