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Welcome to Pensions

The pensions office is now working remotely as our offices are closed due to Government advice following the Coronavirus outbreak.  We cannot say when the office will re-open.

​You can email us at and one of our team will respond to you.

Sorry for any inconvenience, Stay safe and well.


Our Schemes

The University and its associated employers offer access to a number of tax-efficient pension arrangements for all staff. Your type of contract will decide which of the schemes you are eligible to join.

Please follow the links below for information on the various schemes.

The following schemes are administered in house by the University Pensions Office:

Cambridge University Assistants Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS)

Cambridge Colleges Federated Pension Scheme (CCFPS)

Cambridge University Press Contributory Pension Fund (CUPCPF)

Cambridge University Press Senior Staff Pension Scheme (CUPSSPS)

The following schemes are administered centrally, with the University Pensions Office as your point of contact:

Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS)

Medical Research Council Pension Scheme (MRC)

National Health Service Pension Scheme (NHSPS)


Other Information

Auto Enrolment

Salary Exchange

Student Hardship Loan Fund