The University does not have a default retirement age, but if you are planning to retire then it would be helpful if you could inform your manager at an early stage, for forward planning purposes.

You can get an estimate of your prospective retirement benefits by contacting the Payroll and Pensions Department and further information about pension options and benefits is available from the Payroll and Pensions intranet. USS members can also access information relating to pensions benefits from the USS website.

The Centre for Staff Education and Development (CSED) offers a one day session "Retirement – Opportunity and Choice", the details of which are available in the CSED Programme.