What are we doing for you?

The Department have a number of initiatives to support working lives, including the Conference Carer Support Fund, Leadership initiatives and Mentoring. 

Our committee also arranges events to support working lives.

Our Athena SWAN Action Plan outlines some of our priorities, or you can read about some of the Working Lives Initiatives on our web-pages.

What are we doing for you?

Useful departmental and University links are here:-

AccessAbility Centre
(See under Student Welfare Service)
Information and Advice for Students
Information for Staff

Appraisal - Performance Development Discussion (PDD)
Manager / Appraiser Guidance
Appraisee Guidance

Career Development Service
Advice for Students and Postdocs Applications and Interviews
Jobs and Opportunities
Transferable skills

Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers
Implementation and Engagement
Conference Carer Support Fund
College fund to assist attendance at external conferences, events and training
Counselling & Wellbeing (staff)
Stress Management
Staff Counselling
Wellbeing Information and Resources
Massage, Yoga and Relaxation
Counselling (students)
(see under Student Support Service)
Enterprise and Business Development
Continuing Professional Development Developing your Research Idea
Estates and Facilities Management
Access Cards
Car Parking and Permits

Equalities Unit
Access to Work
Equalities Documents
Equalities Monitoring Categories
News and Events

From staff and students on their experience of working within the Department is welcomed
and can be given personally or anonymously

Advance of Funds
Child Care
Bank details
Fees Discount
Out of Pocket Expenses
Funding Opportunities
College funding opportunities
Health Centre - external site
(Victoria Park Health Centre)
Head of Department
Professor Andrew Wardlaw
Human Resources
Annual Leave
Careers Advice
Compassionate Leave
Maternity, Pregnancy and Breast Feeding
Paternity and Shared Parental Leave
Flexible Working
Indeterminate Hours
Study Leave
Working from Home
Leadership Initiatives
ILM and Aurora
Maternity, Paternity, Parental & Adoption Leave
Department responsibilities
University web page links

Early Careers Mentor
Early Clinical Careers Mentor
College Mentoring Scheme

Merit Awards & Promotions
Annual review
Merit Awards
Research Support Office (internal)
News, Events and Training
Research Project Lifecyle:
Guidelines on applying for
funding and managing
Safety, Health and Wellbeing
Occupational Health
Sports and Recreation
Staff Wellbeing
Safety Services
Biological and Chemical Safety
Fire Safety
General Safety
Radiation Safety

Staff Survey
Latest results
Future surveys

Student Support Service
Mental Wellbeing
Student Counselling
and Wellbeing (including
Self Help Guides and Resources)

Student Welfare Service
Academic Issues
Accommodation Support
Child Care Advice
International Student Advice
Legal Advice
Student Finance
Study Leave Teaching Experience
Trade Unions
UCU (for academic and academic related staff)
Unite (for clerical and technical staff
UNISON (for manual, ancilliary and craft trades)


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