2018/19 courses: This course is likely to run in September, October, December, January, April and June. Course dates will be published approximately 6 to 8 weeks beforehand.
This introductory course aims to give new members of staff a flavour of the working environment. With an opening welcome and question and answer session by a member of the senior management team, it aims to help you understand what the University is here to do, how it aims to do it, and the values we aspire to.
There are interactive sessions which provide key information and enable you to make contacts, use the facilities and the services of the University rapidly and effectively and to work safely and securely. A light buffet lunch is provided.
Academic or teaching staff: you will also be invited to an Academic Staff Development induction event. For enquiries contact the Academic Staff Development Unit
Researcher: you will be contacted via email with further information about researcher induction information. Alternatively you can visit their induction website, please log in using your University username and password.
Objectives for the day
By the end of the session you will be aware of:
The mission of the University and the changing environment in which it operates
How the University supports its staff to achieve excellence
How key services support the University's mission and your role
What other services and societies exist to support members of staff
This course has no pre-work.
Effective Behaviours Framework (EBF)
The Effective Behaviours Framework (EBF) has nine key behavioural areas. This course will help you to develop skills and knowledge related to the EBF behavioural groups highlighted below:
- Using resources effectively
- Engaging with the wider context
- Working together
Please note that attending the course does not provide evidence of achieving these behaviours; you will need to demonstrate them by applying your skills and knowledge.
Book or cancel your place
New staff receive an email shortly after they join the University. If you have any queries or fail to receive an invite, please contact Workforce Development
Discussing your learning and development with your line manager
We assume that if you need permission or agreement to attend this course you will have arranged this before booking.
Book a place
To book a place on a published course date email firstname.lastname@example.org or alternatively, call ext. 6369. with the following detail;
- course title
- your name
- any access requirements you may have
Please note that we do not hold a waiting list for this course.
Cancel your place
Please cancel your place as early as possible, and at least 3 days in advance, to allow others to book instead by emailing email@example.com or alternatively calling ext 6369.
Speakers from a variety of university departments including from the Vice-Chancellor's Office
Who should attend
For new members of staff