Starting at Essex

Welcome to Essex. We have a range of articles to help you get started and settled in.

Welcome to Essex

Useful information you'll need when you start work at the University of Essex.

Your first week

Read about the things you'll need to do during your first week working at Essex.

Your induction to Essex

Every new employee undertakes an induction programme. Read about the process and how it works.

Induction events for new staff

We have a range of induction events to help you settle into life at the University.

Doing things the Essex way

Read about our brand, values and doing things the Essex way.

About your staff profile

The Publication of Staff and PGR Student Profiles on the University Website Policy</a> sets out our approach to the publication of profiles on the website.

Staff Campus Card

Find out how to obtain your Campus Card and what it gives you access to.

Your probation

Your Pathway to Permanency period or your probation period is a time to see if your new role is right for you. Read about the policies, procedures and support available.

Your health and safety responsibilities

As a member of staff you have a responsibility to look after your own health and safety and that of others who could be harmed by your work activities.

Using HR Organiser

Read about how you can use our self-service HR system to book holiday, update personal details, view payslips and more.

Relocation assistance

Newly appointed employees on grades 7–11 may be entitled to reimbursement of their removal and relocation costs.