Universities Superannuation Scheme
USS and automatic enrolment
A new government initiative called auto-enrolment, which aims to increase the number of people saving in a pension scheme. In light of this, a number of changes have been made to the USS scheme rules the University to fufill its auto-enrolment duties. The USS has guidance now available which outlines what this changes are and which members are likely to be affected by them. Please refer to the USS Auto-Enrolment pages for full details. You can also view the 'Five good reasons to be a member of USS' here.
USS in detail
The USS scheme is administered for the University (and other institutions) by an external company, USS Ltd.
The USS website provides full details of the scheme, including the following USS pages:
- Scheme overview for active members
- Freqently asked questions (FAQ)
- Life events
- Information for members leaving the scheme (and previous members who retain a benefit in the scheme)
- Information for members approaching retirement
USS University contact detailsFor further information, please contact:
Tel: 01865 (6) 16048
Staff: USS contacts (University access only)