Welcome to Aston UCU

The 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. If you are not already a member, Please join the UCU here because it does not cost much and is the only way to protect jobs and services.

Note: You can now join the UCU by telephone if you prefer. Call the membership team on 0333 207 0719.

Keep up to date with our own local branch news or go to the national UCU website for what is happening all around the UK. But do keep coming back here because we will be posting news, information, and events on a regular basis.

IMPORTANT: Aston UCU members on strike can apply to the local hardship fund for financial assistance as well as the national one.