Strathclyde University and College Union (UCU)

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University and College Union (UCU) is the recognised union representing university teachers, researchers and professional staff in the administrative, library and computing services.

It is the merged union of the former Association of University Teachers (AUT) and Association of Teachers in Further and Higher Education (NATFHE).

Industrial action

Further details about working to contract can be found here

Personal Cases

If you have a problem or need advice on an employment issue then Recourse may be able to help.

If you are a member seeking further advice then please complete and email the UCU_Casework2017 prior to any discussion with a case worker.

How to Join

To join UCU as a member of the Strathclyde Local Association contact the local UCU office and ask for an application form to be sent to you.


Current subscriptons are on a sliding scale according to salary.

There is also a local subscription which is calculated on a sliding scale. Please contact the Strathclyde UCU office for details.

Members can opt to pay their subscriptions by direct debit or personal cheque if paying quarterly or annually.

Full details are available on the University and College Union (UCU) website or from the local UCU office.

Members' Address

Under Trade Union Legislation we need authority to send ballot and associated material to your work or home address. We prefer to use your work address if possible and ask you to give it in the form.


Strathclyde UCU
Livingstone Tower
Richmond Street

Tel: 0141 548 2070

Opening Hours
Mon-Thur: 10am - 3pm;
Friday: Closed


UCU news

This is where you will find out what is going on locally and nationally within UCU


UCU national news items