When you start


When you start your new job, you should have a planned induction period, tailored to the needs of the post which you are taking up, to introduce you to your workplace and role.

As well as inductions provided within your department or team, the University runs induction events for new starters in specific areas:

Welcome event for research staff

Induction event for professional services staff 

Self-guided Canvas course (SSO required) for newly appointed academic, teaching and research staff that explains University structures and teaching practices, provides focused guidance on tutorial teaching and research supervision, and suggests links to further resources

Required training

As part of the University's staff induction process, we provide essential elearning training to equip new team members with the tools and knowledge necessary for success in their roles.

The Information Security and Data Protection training should be completed as soon as you start working. The other courses below should be completed within your first few weeks at the University and repeated in accordance with your departmental policy.

Please note ‘Research Integrity’ should be completed by all Research staff.