Welcome to UPP!

Explore your new pension plan

When you join UPP, you’re joining thousands of members at universities across the province working towards a common goal: lifelong, dependable retirement security.

UPP is a contributory Defined Benefit (DB) pension plan designed to deliver you a lifelong, worry-free pension. Learn about how your pension works, browse our up-to-date list of top asked questions and explore ways to join the conversation.

Plan Basics

Explore UPP’s plan basics and what to expect as a new member joining on July 1, 2021

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Top Asked Questions

Browse a list of the current frequently-asked member questions, which are updated in real time

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Join the Conversation

Check out our upcoming member events and ways to connect with us

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News and Updates

UPP shares inaugural investing policies for Year One

Today, UPP shared its initial investment policies with members, including its first Statement of Principles & Procedures (SIPP) and Responsible...

UPP joins the Canadian Coalition for Good Governance

As an institutional investor, we have a responsibility to ensure our governance practices align with the highest industry standards. Strong...

UPP joins 30% to advocate for greater gender representation

UPP is proud to join the 30% Club – an initiative to achieve greater representation of women on corporate boards...

UPP partners with SHARE to advance ESG agenda through engagement

For UPP, engagement is a key tool for investors to influence and promote fair, efficient, and transparent market practices. This...

Welcome to our members

Dear Members,    Tomorrow marks an important milestone for University Pension Plan (UPP) and the beginning of our journey with you...

University Pension Plan launch marks historic moment for pensions in Ontario’s university sector

UPP becomes responsible for the new plan’s administration and the investment of its assets, marking the beginning of its journey to help...

UPP welcomes first Managing Director of Responsible Investing

UPP is thrilled to welcome its first Managing Director of Responsible Investing, Brian Minns. Brian joins UPP after a decade at Addenda Capital, culminating...

UPP participates in Sustainable Finance Action Council

UPP is proud to be participating in the Government of Canada’s Sustainable Finance Leadership Council. UPP will lean into efforts to mobilize sustainable finance activity...

A Message from Our CEO: Welcoming Henry Kim as UPP’s Chief Financial Officer

I am delighted to announce the appointment of Henry Kim as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). As the first member of...

Joint Sponsors Announce Trent to Join the UPP

The UPP Joint Sponsors are pleased to announce that Trent University and the Joint Sponsors have reached agreement, in principle,...