Video: How the USS pension scheme is governed

08 October 2021

Good governance is essential to the smooth running of the USS pensions scheme, which is why universities have called for a review in the way that the USS is run.

This video explains how the scheme is run and the roles of the different parties involved, from universities to the regulator, and the USS board. As changes to the scheme are brought in, universities are making proposals in order to keep pension costs down lower the impact on take-home pay.

How are those proposals agreed on and brought forward? This 5-minute video outlines how decisions about the scheme are how ensuring the USS pension scheme is well run is important to keep pensions sustainable and affordable.

Find out more about the Russell Group’s position on the USS pension.

For more information about the ongoing negotiations and how they will affect your university visit the USS Employers website.