School of Health in Social Science

Student and Staff Development

Information, policies, guidelines and resources including HR policies, scholarship information, policies to support work life balance, clubs and societies.


Recognising and Counteracting Racial Microaggressions

Recognising and Counteracting Sexuality-based Microaggressions: advice for teaching staff

Policies and guidance


  • Annual Review
  • Consultancy
  • Health and Safety
  • Making a Complaint
  • Research Leave (sabbatical)
  • Promotions Process
  • Sustainability
  •  Lone and out of hours working


  • Dignity and Respect Policy
  • Equality and Diversity Strategy     

University: work-life balance

The University has various policies and guides which support family life or help staff find a work/life balance including:

  • Adoption and Surrogacy Leave Policy
  • Adoption and Surrogacy Leave Policy
  • Flexible Working Policy
  • Flexible Retirement Policy
  • Maternity Leave
  • Parental Leave Policy
  • Partner Leave Policy
  • Shared Parental Leave
View and access these and the full A-Z of HR Policies View the University's family leave pages


Clubs, societies and activities 

Related Links

Equality and Diversity learning and development, and resources

University Health and Wellbeing webpages