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Leaving the University

Leavers

If you leave service before retirement age, your pension scheme will send you a statement of your options once you have left. These can include:

Under 2 years’ service – USS

Over 2 years’ service - USS

A refund of contributions if you have not funded your membership via PensionChoice. Please see our FAQs

A pension and lump sum payable from retirement age

A transfer value to another pension arrangement

A transfer value to another pension arrangement

 

Under 2 years’ service – UMSS

Over 2 years’ service - UMSS

A refund of contributions or ex gratia payment

A pension and lump sum payable from retirement age

A transfer value to another pension arrangement

A transfer value to another pension arrangement

If you are age 55 or over, you may be able to apply to receive an early retirement pension. 

Further information

More information is available for you via:

Our retirement page

Your scheme’s website

HR's leaving the University page