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Cardiff UCU is the representative voice for academic and academic-related staff at Cardiff University. On this site you will find the latest news from Cardiff UCU, dates of meetings, information about who we are, what we do, and how to join. You can also find out who is on the executive committee and who your departmental rep is, and how to contact us.

About UCU:

The University and College Union has been formed by the amalgamation of the Association of University Teachers and NATFHE – The University & College Lecturers’ Union.

UCU is the largest trade union and professional association for academics, lecturers, trainers, researchers and academic-related staff working in further and higher education throughout the UK.

The University and College Union has been formed by the amalgamation of the Association of University Teachers and NATFHE – The University & College Lecturers’ Union.

The union is now organised to reflect differing higher education funding within the UK. UCU Cymru will deal with HEFCW funding issues.

Cardiff UCU members include academics, researchers, managers, librarians, computer staff, postgraduates who teach and other hourly-paid teaching staff, whether on fixed-term or on permanent contracts; whether full-time or part-time. We have a strong core of active members but we always welcome new members and new ideas.