Human Resources

Staff Benefits

The University offers staff members a range of excellent benefits, including a generous annual leave allowance, competitive pension schemes and a wide range of staff discounts.


The University offers a highly competitive annual leave allowance, in addition to four public holidays. There are also various other leave and absence options for staff.

Staff Discounts

The University of Edinburgh offers a broad range of discounts and internal benefits for staff members to help their money go further. These are easily accessible via our Pay & Reward SharePoint site.

Other Leave

Information about various leave and absence options for staff.


Information about the competitive pension schemes available to staff.

Financial Wellbeing

University staff are able to access First Scottish Credit Union (FSCU) and Salary Finance, which offer employees more options to manage their financial wellbeing.


Information about travel and transport related benefits.


All you need to know about the Workplace Nursery Scheme, UK government's Tax-Free Childcare and Childcare Voucher Scheme.

Universities Retired Staff Association

Membership of URSA and how it works.

Related Links

Family friendly initiatives

Staff counselling