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University and College Union (UCU)

About University and College Union (UCU)

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.

Support and services

  • It negotiates salaries and conditions of service for its members in FE colleges and ACL and prison education services.
  • It defends and advances educators' employment and professional interests. 
  • It campaigns for the defence of public education.
  • It responds to Government and other agencies public consultations on the FE and skills sector.

Contact details

Please use the contact information below for enquiries about UCU and the services available or to request a publication.

  • Dan Taubman Senior National Education Official FE and Lifelong Learning, email:
  • UCU web site
  • Tel: 0207 756 2591
  • Mobile: 0797 713 2008
  • UCU also publishes a magazine ‘UC’ and a variety of other electronic newsletters for sections of its membership. It also has electronic curriculum groups in areas such as FE initial training, 14-19 education and training, HE in FE.
    UCU Senior National Education Official FE and Lifelong Learning

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