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Welcome to the website for the University of Manchester Superannuation Scheme (UMSS). UMSS allows you to build up valuable pension benefits to help you save for your retirement.

Use the modeller to help you plan for retirement.


Tom and Paul have recently joined the Trustee Board as our new Member Nominated Directors.

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As you are aware we take protecting your benefits seriously, and have recently taken ‘The Pledge’. We are committed to stopping scammers in their tracks.

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Watch our interview with Andy Wallis, our investment consultant, who discusses why investing sustainably is so important for UMSS.

Watch the video

Read your annual newsletters and download forms to make changes to your pension. You’ll also find legal documents such as the Report & Accounts here.

Documents and forms

Benefits for my family

Find out about the benefits that are available to you and your family as a member of UMSS.

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Boost your benefits

Recently reviewed your benefits and think it’s time to boost them? Find out more about making Additional Voluntary Contributions (AVCs).

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Pension increases

If you're receiving your pension from UMSS, find out what the most recent pension increases are.

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Your Trustee Board

UMSS is managed by the Trustee Board – find out who is on the Board.

You can also get a behind the scenes look at what it’s like to be an MND from Tracy Kaar.

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