UCU represents and negotiates on behalf of academic and related staff at all stages of their careers, and with all types of employment contract. Membership is open to lecturers, administrators, researchers, librarians, computing staff and postgraduates employed in teaching or related duties.
Locally, Durham UCU negotiates on behalf of its members with the University, and is represented on a number of University committees.
Following a successful strike ballot, the branch is currently planning strike action. Find out more on our dedicated strike pages.