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Joint Memberships

Our partnerships with the NUT, EIS & UCU

On this page you will find information about:

  • The MU’s partnerships - discounted subscription rates for MU members
  • National Union of Teachers (NUT)
  • Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS)
  • University and College Union (UCU)

Take advantage of our joint memberships or find our more about the organisations that we partner with in the education sector.

National Union of Teachers (NUT)

The MU and National Union of Teachers (NUT) are working together nationally and locally to further members’ mutual interests and promote music teaching.

As part of our partnership, members of one union can join the other at a discounted subscription rate. MU members can join the NUT at their local subscription rate by telephoning 020 7380 6366 or by emailing membership@nut.org.uk.

Please note you must have Qualified Teacher Status (PGCE or QTS) to join the NUT.

NUT members can join the Musicians’ Union at a discounted subscription rate, equal to 50% of the full membership fee. For more information please contact your nearest MU Regional Office.

Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS)

The MU and the Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS) are working together on campaigns and the delivery of services to improve conditions for musicians and music teachers across Scotland.

As part of our partnership, members of EIS can join the MU at a discounted subscription rate.

For more information please contact your MU Regional Office.

University and College Union (UCU)

The MU and University and College Union are working together to support members who work in Further and Higher Education. As part of our partnership members of one union can join the other at a discounted subscription rate.

MU members can join UCU and benefit from a 25% discount on the national subscription rate, which is based on salary plus the local subscription where applicable.

UCU members can join the Musicians’ Union at 50% of the full membership fee.