Member benefits

UCU member benefits

UCU offers a range of membership benefits and services in addition to employment, education and campaigning support. By making full use of these benefits, offered through recognised providers, you could save the cost of your subscription many times over.

If you have a problem connected with your work, see Getting help.

UCU takes the protection of your information very seriously. We never sell membership lists to an outside organisation. Read more about our processes and your rights.

UCU Law Extra

Legal help for you and your family: family law services • wills online • probate and estate administration • lasting powers of attorney • property (including conveyancing and landlord & tenant) • road traffic defence • professional negligence • medical negligence.

Regular updates

As well as this website, our Facebook page and Twitter feeds, members will also receive important updates by email.

UCU CPD programme

Click through for information on UCU's CPD programme for members, which includes free resources and courses.

Personal injury claims

Every year thousands of injuries are sustained in the workplace. The union's specialist personal injury lawyers can advise and represent you to recover compensation.

Sexual Harassment Support Helpline

Any member who has concerns or is experiencing sexual harassment can call 0800 138 8724 in confidence, free of charge and 24/7 to talk about their experience, discuss options, receive counselling (if clinically appropriate) and details of further sources of support, if necessary.

Education Support

Counselling, support, financial assistance and more available to members through Education Support.

Financial advice from Lighthouse

Lighthouse Financial Advice Limited (Lighthouse) is the appointed provider of financial advice for UCU members.

Tailored insurance cover and advice from Cornmarket

Cornmarket has been looking after the insurance needs of union members for over 45 years, and are here to help save you time and money. Benefit from tailored products and exclusive discounts on car insurance, home insurance, travel insurance and lots more as UCU member.