Your Union

UCU (the University and College Union) is the largest trade union and professional association for academics, lecturers, trainers, researchers and academic-related staff working in further and higher education throughout the UK.

At the local level, UCU Bangor represents the interests of academic and academic-related (managerial and professional grade) staff at Bangor University. As the recognised campus trade union for these groups, we:


UCU negotiates nationally with employers on pay, conditions and pensions. UCU Bangor consults with the University on local policies and conditions, and provides collective and individual support for members with problems.


UCU’s current national campaigns include:

UCU, both locally and nationally, is only as strong as its membership. The more members we have, the more influence we can exert. If you want to have a say in our collective negotiations then join us and get active.