Welcome new starters

As Branch Secretary for UNISON I am delighted to welcome you to Loughborough University and hope that you are enjoying your new post.


UNISON represents more than 1.3 million members across public and private services and is the largest trade union in the country for University staff. Our role at Loughborough University is to assist the members when they get into difficulties, promote good formal and informal working relations that build trust and share responsibility,  to protect your rights in the workplace and negotiate with the employer to achieve improvements in terms and conditions of service.

We have a team of local and regional representatives who work on behalf of members and we would like to invite you to join our union. Membership costs from as little as £1.30 a month depending on your salary. Not only will you be represented and supported at work and in negotiations, UNISON also offers a comprehensive package of benefits including: –

  • Legal help
  • Financial assistance
  • Accident and injury compensation
  • Training
  • Exclusive member discounts
  • Helpline – Open until midnight on weekdays and 4.00 pm on Saturday

Please click here for more information…


Should you decide to join UNISON please complete the online application.


If you would like to ask any questions or meet up to find out more information please email UNISON@lboro.ac.uk or look out for one of our Meet Your Representative events which are held across campus.

We look forward to welcoming you to UNISON


Yours sincerely

Lyn Hough


Unison Branch Secretary

Loughborough University

Room 0.09 3 Holywell  Drive