Leaving the university

Check list

  1. Hand your resignation to your manager/HR in time frame agreed in your contract.
  2. If retiring, arrange an appointment with the pensions office 8 weeks prior to retirement.
  3. Check your address is up to date on Trent if employed by HR using Employee Self Service (ESS) or the front of your e-slip

For further information about leaving the University see the Human Resources web pages.


If you are approaching retirement age, we advise that you visit the Pensions Office to discuss what retirement benefit options are available.

You may want to request a forecast of your benefits so you know how much pension you will be receiving.

This appointment needs to be made 8-10 weeks prior to your retirement date.