To see what’s available, visit the benefits and discounts page. As well as holidays, maternity and paternity and sickness leave, there
If you're moving to Leeds to work at the University, we can help you with staff accommodation.
If you're starting a research job with us, you might find the information on support for researchers useful.
Equality and inclusion
We are a multi-cultural community, valuing diversity, and determined to make sure:
- that we treat everyone fairly, with dignity and respect;
- that the opportunities we provide are open to everyone;
- that we provide a safe, supportive and welcoming environment for staff, students and visitors.
We promote diversity and inclusiveness through a range of activities and initiatives, for example, we have childcare, prayer and contemplation facilities, a range of flexible working initiatives and a range of staff networks. Further information can be obtained from the Equality and Inclusion Unit.
As a new member of staff, you can request a mentor to support you here.
Parking at the University is limited and permits are based on a points system. If you’d like to apply for a parking space you can do so here. If you’re disabled and a ‘blue badge’ holder, you need to ring car parking on extension 35491 to arrange an appointment to get a permit. If you're disabled and don’t have a ‘blue badge’ you should contact the Estates Helpdesk on extension 35555 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Catering on campus
The main dining area in the University is the Refectory, next to the Student Union building. The Refectory sells a range of hot and cold food and is open seven days a week, and there are also a number of cafés on campus.
You can borrow books and other materials from any of the University libraries using your staff ID card, for up to three months if you’re support staff, and up to six months if you’re academic or
There are various sports facilities at the University, including The Edge which has a swimming pool, a state of the art gym, and fitness classes. There are different levels of membership, all at excellent rates.
Security of personal belongings
You need to take personal responsibility for all of your personal possessions or other property, including vehicles, which you bring onto the University premises. We don’t take responsibility for any personal items which are lost, stolen or damaged whilst on University premises.
Our code of practice on data protection is available here.
If you want to find out where you and your School, Department or Institute sit within the wider University, you can download a structure diagram below.