Join City UCU

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Membership of UCU is open to all academic and professional staff in the University.  Full-time and part-time staff (including those who are hourly paid) are equally welcome.  Subscription rates are based on earnings. Staff who are members of the RCN, RCM, Amicus and some other unions are eligible for joint membership.  Postgraduate students can also join. For more information about the membership categories for students please go to

Once your application is processed you will be sent a joining letter with your UCU membership number, and will eligible for UCU advice and personal representation. However, you should note that this representation cannot be provided retrospectively, i.e. if the case or issues pre-date the application for membership.