Taking leave

Returning from long term leave following COVID-19 outbreak

If you have been on a period of leave, we are conscious that it may be an unsettling time to return to work. Find out more what you can do during this time to keep in touch and prepare to return to work.

Taking annual leave

Read about annual leave, including how to work out your entitlement, bank holidays and Christmas closure.

Adoption/Surrogacy leave and pay

Read about your adoption leave entitlement and how to apply for it.

Maternity leave and pay

Read more about maternity leave, and access the necessary documents.

Paternity leave and pay

Read more about paternity leave, and access the necessary documents.

Shared parental leave and pay

Shared parental leave allows parents to split maternity/adoption leave entitlement between them. Read the policy and about the application process here.

Sickness leave

Guidance for staff and managers on taking sickness leave.

Special leave

Leave provisions such as compassionate leave, care leave, medical appointment, fertility treatment and public duties.

Adverse weather

This guidance outlines what staff and students need to know in the event of adverse weather conditions such as snow.

Miscarriage, Stillbirth and Infertility

We are committed to creating an environment where people who are dealing with miscarriage, stillbirth and infertility, including partners and family members, are supported.