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Durham University Pension Scheme (DUPS)

The Durham University Pension Scheme (DUPS) is offered to members of staff in Grades 1 to 5. If members of staff wish to take up membership of this pension scheme, they must opt-in.

You can join the Durham University Pension Scheme (DUPS), if

  • you're a grade 1 to 5 University employee with regular hours
  • you haven't reached your State Pension Age yet (this will be at least age 65), and
  • you're not in one of the University's other pension arrangements

For those interested in joining DUPS prior to their start date of employment please contact to request the necessary forms.

More information about Rewards and Benefits, including pensions.

DUPS - Engagement Policy Implementation Statement

DUPS - Statement of Investment Principles

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Lost track of a pension?

The Pension Tracing Service helps people find pension schemes they may have 'lost touch' with.

Pension Tracing Service

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Get in Touch with the scheme administrators, Aon

Durham University Pension Scheme, Aon, PO Box 196, Huddersfield, HD8 1EG.

Telephone:  0345 850 9560


Get in Touch

Get in touch about the DUPS scheme or your benefits.

Janet Robertson

Pensions Manager

HR Department

Durham University

Mountjoy Centre

Maple Wing

Stockton Road




Telephone: +44 (0)191 334 8646