Join UCU

How to join

To obtain further information and application forms, please contact the Cardiff UCU office.

Alternatively, complete on-line form at:

Why join?

UCU membership advantages include:

  • UCU – our voice for university academic and academic-related staff
    Our union fees contribute to representation at a local and national level on professional and educational issues, Influencing public debate on Higher Education through parliamentary lobbying and the national media and negotiating on wages and conditions. The more members we have, the stronger our voice.
  • UCU – our voice at Cardiff University
    Here at Cardiff UCU we represent the collective interests of all our members and exert influence on University decision-making. We work closely with other campus trade unions where appropriate and constantly seek to improve current conditions.
  • UCU – protection at work
    Our union also offers members a comprehensive advice and support service. Issues at work need not be faced alone; our members have access to advice and representation provided by our local association, with additional support from the UCU’s regional and national resources, including access to the best legal advice available.

Join the UCU – CUCU is only as strong as its membership. The more members we have, the more influence we can exert. If you want to have a say in our collective negotiations then join us and get active. All UCU members are entitled to attend union training courses as well.


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