Careers and professional development

Advice and guidance on pursuing a career in post-16 education.

Find information on UCU's CPD programme, which includes free resources and courses for UCU members, at:

Early careers guide

Working in post-school education is one of the most rewarding professions there is but starting a new career can be daunting. The UCU early careers guide is for those who are new to or considering a career in further or higher education.

Students training to teach

We offer free membership to students training to be lecturers and postgraduate students planning a career in post-school education.