Video: Why proposals to reform USS pensions are needed to keep it affordable

06 October 2021

Universities UK, on behalf of the universities, are proposing a series of changes to the way the USS pension scheme operates in order to keep pensions affordable for employers while ensuring staff are not saddled with unrealistically high payments.

This 4-minute video outlines some of those proposals which are being taken forward and why they will keep pensions affordable without having a disproportionate impact on take-home pay.

Watch the video:


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.

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