Information for New Members of Staff
Welcome to the University of Leicester. Starting a new job is always exciting as it brings new opportunities to develop and extend your career. Our achievements in recent years could never have happened without the enthusiasm and commitment of the talented people that work here.
We are passionate about creating an environment that gives you the freedom to do what you do best, the support to make it happen and the rewards to make it worth your while.
As a University we are ambitious, we are seeking to become an established top ten UK university and among the top 150 in the world. Find out how we plan to develop the University.
To find out about how the University operates, visit the Strategy, Policy and Organisation pages of the staff website. Here you will be able to find about both Colleges and Departments as well as corporate services. There is also information about the governance and management of the University.
Register with IT Services to receive your University IT account username and password. Your University IT account will enable you to login to a University PC, Blackboard, eduroam wifi and many other IT systems and services.
Your departmental IT contact will be able to register you for a University IT account.
If you have problems: Contact the IT Service Desk by calling 0116 252 2253 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Access and parking
You may need to apply for an access 'swipe' card for your building.
If you want to park on campus you will need to apply for a parking permit.
Employee Development Induction Programme
You will be invited to attend an Introduction to the University of Leicester event after joining the University. The Staff Development Partnership provide training and development opportunities, including information for new staff.
To find your HR contact please visit the Human Resources website
Academic Practice Unit
The Academic Practice Unit supports the initial and continuing professional development of staff engaged in teaching, research and academic leadership activities across the University. We provide courses, workshops and accredited programmes, and work with colleges, departments and individuals for bespoke professional development.