USS Pension news archive

Inside track | USS – themes from the school events

Vice-Chancellor Simone Buitendijk shares her reflections on the common themes raised by colleagues about the scheme challenges at her recent school visits.

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Inside Track | USS – a sense of community can help unlock a solution

Vice-Chancellor Simone Buitendijk explains why something must change with the USS pension and encourages colleagues eligible for the scheme to share their views on it through a survey open until 7 May

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USS: Russell Group asks Pension Regulator to release information about its concerns

A letter published this week asks the regulator to release information about any concerns it has expressed to USS Trustees about the pension scheme's recent valuation.

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USS: UUK urges USS Trustee to reconsider high prices

UUK, on behalf of 340 USS employers, has written to the USS Trustee, urging it to review its decision to set very high prices to maintain current benefits.

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USS Trustee: “pension contributions will need to rise sharply if existing benefits are to be maintained”

The USS Trustee has published a 2020 valuation update about the funding challenges facing the scheme. Universities UK has published a response on behalf of USS employers.

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Leeds conversations: USS pension scheme recording available

If you missed the first of our sessions on the USS pension scheme valuation, a recording of the presentation is now available.

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