How we’ll support you

We want you to thrive at 鶹 and have a number of support services and resources available to help you make the most of your time with us.

Support package

As a member of research staff you'll benefit from:

  • an induction programme organised by your School or Faculty;
  • the annual ;
  • access to mentoring schemes (such as the ) delivered by qualified mentors;
  • an annual performance and development review;
  • an online ;
  • opportunities to get involved in representing your research community at Faculty/School and University levels (for example, at the Research Staff Strategy Group);
  • the ability to apply for the flagship accredited ;
  • access to   the University’s entrepreneurial hub that supports the development of start-ups.

Wellbeing offering

We invest up to £250,000 in our wellbeing services which include sports facilities, online mental health support and in-house counselling, occupational health and disability support services.

Counselling Service

The Counselling Service provides online and face-to-face support and training to cover a range of personal issues, which may affect researchers’ work or study.

Disability Advisory Support Service (DASS)

DASS supports a variety of different people with different disabilities across the University. Their service is confidential and can help with a variety of concerns including: assessing staff for aids and equipment; advising on reasonable adjustments; and helping with access or parking arrangements.