Human Resources


Welcome and congratulations on your appointment at the University of Edinburgh. The University offers an inspiring and exciting place to work. Here you can find information and support available to you as you start in your new role.

Remote Induction Support

With traditional working arrangements rapidly changing due to the impact of the Covid19 virus here is some guidance on how to support the induction of new staff when working remotely.

Information about the University

McEwan Hall
The following resources provide an overview of the University including information on strategic priorities, how the University is structured and how decisions are made.

Settling into the University

The following support and resources are designed to help you settle in to working at the University. Your manager is your key contact for information and can guide you through your induction and probation.

Making the most of your induction

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The following courses and resources are to help you make the most of your induction to the University of Edinburgh.

Guidance for managers

Development Educational Leadership and Learning Aims
Information and guidance helping you prepare and plan the induction of your new start. Includes induction checklists and an induction plan.

If you are new to the University and looking to meet other new staff and find out more about the University in a friendly and informal setting then the Welcome Event is what you are looking for.  They are run every quarter to support you to understand the organisation and what services and support are available to you. 

Book a place on the next Welcome Event