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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)


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Between the 20th and 30th November 2023 a survey will be issued to CPS members for whom we hold an email address. The aim of this survey is to gather member input for shaping the 2024 Annual Member Meeting. The survey will be issued by an external partner organisation who are assisting the Pensions Office with organising...