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Membership of a pension scheme supported by the University of Strathclyde is an excellent benefit of working for the University. Both you and the University pay into the scheme and you benefit from it when you retire.

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The Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) is the main national pension scheme in the Higher Education Sector. At the University of Strathclyde it is open to all staff on Grades 6 or above, and to staff on Grades 1 to 5 who commenced employment with the University between 1 April 2003 and 31 December 2016.

Members of staff should refer to their contract of employment for confirmation of eligibility.

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The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) is available to staff in Grades 1 to 5 who commenced employment with the University prior to 1 April 2003, or from 1 January 2017 onwards.

Members of staff should refer to their contract of employment for confirmation of eligibility.

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The Scottish Teachers Superannuation Scheme (STSS) is available to certain staff that were located at Jordanhill College. At Strathclyde, membership is closed to new members.

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Automatic enrolment is a government initiative to encourage more people to have an income when they retire.

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