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Links to stories and information on USS, the 2017 and 2018 valuations of the scheme, and information on negotiations between UUK and UCU.

15/10/2019 Recording of October 2019 USS open meeting available

20/09/2019 USS open meeting announced: 4 October

27/08/2019 Important update for Cambridge members of USS

25/07/19 Statement from the Vice-Chancellor on the USS Pension Scheme

03/07/19 Recording of June 2019 USS open meeting available

21/06/19 University publishes response to JEP2

31/05/19 An update on the 2018 valuation of USS [UPDATED 4 June 2019]

27/03/19 University publishes response to consultation on 2018 valuation of USS [UPDATED 9 April 2019]

19/02/19 USS pension contributions to rise from 1 April 2019

12/12/18 Update from the USS Trustee: further details about the removal of the 1% 'match' from 1 April 2018

27/11/18 Update from the USS Trustee: first phase of cost-sharing increases to go ahead, and new 2018 valuation

15/11/18 University of Cambridge supports recommendations of JEP

22/10/18 Recording of 10 October open meeting available to Cambridge members (Raven login required)

28/09/18 Open meeting for members of USS to discuss JEP report announced: 10 October

13/09/18 Joint Expert Panel report published

29/08/18 USS cost-sharing consultation opens on 3 September

31/07/18 Cost-sharing briefing #2: information about contribution increases under cost-sharing

20/07/18 Recording of 13 July open meeting available to Cambridge members

10/07/18 Open meeting for members of USS announced: 13 July

26/06/18 Cost-sharing briefing #1: update on USS pensions dispute (Joint Expert Panel and cost-sharing)

21/05/18 Recording of 17 May open meeting available to Cambridge members

21/05/18 Chair of Joint Expert Panel announced

09/05/18 Open meeting for members of USS announced: 17 May

09/05/18 University putting deducted pay from industrial action towards student hardship

08/05/18 UCU and UUK withdraw proposal to make USS a purely defined contribution scheme

17/04/18 Vice-Chancellor's statement on the results of the UCU ballot

29/03/18 Vice-Chancellor welcomes latest proposal to resolve USS dispute

27/03/18 Proposal for an expert panel to review the 2017 USS valuation

21/03/18 Audio recording of the open meeting with the Vice-Chancellor in Great St Mary's on Friday 16 March (Raven login required)

20/03/18  The USS member consultation that was originally scheduled to start this week and run for 60 days has been suspended. Further information on this is expected shortly.

17/03/18 An update from the USS trustee: the facts of the 2017 valuation

16/03/18 The future of UK universities: Vice-Chancellor's blog (an edited version of this was published on 16 March in the letters section of The Times)

15/03/18 Open meeting with the Vice-Chancellor scheduled for 14:00, Friday 16 March in Great St Mary's (more details on the event's Facebook page)

14/03/18 Vice-Chancellor calls on negotiators to make key amendments to UUK/UCU proposal

14/03/18 Recording and transcript of pensions open meeting available to Cambridge members

12/03/18 Vice-Chancellor writing to USS to demand full disclosure of valuation methods

12/03/18 Notice of a Discussion on USS in the Lady Mitchell Hall on Tuesday 20 March

07/03/18 Vice-Chancellor to ask Council to accept greater risk

01/03/18 Vice-Chancellor calls for compromise to end industrial action

23/02/18 Vice-Chancellor calls for new talks between UUK and UCU

22/02/18 A message from the Vice-Chancellor on industrial action

16/02/18 USS FAQs for Cambridge members

24/01/18 Proposals for USS benefit reform

31/10/17 USS pension valuation

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