Human Resources


Information for employees who wish to retire from the University

There is no set retirement age and it is your choice as to how long you wish to carry on working.  If you wish to retire, it is your responsibility to let the University know.  You should send written notice of retirement to your line manager, giving the notice specified in your Conditions of Service.  You must also contact the University’s pensions department and give at least 3 months’ notice of your retirement date so that pension arrangements can be put in place for you. We recommend that you give the pensions department as much advance notice as possible to allow them to administer your retirement options.

For further information on accessing your pension following retirement, please visit the University’s Pensions/Retirement webpage.

Resignations of sponsored workers should be reported to HR immediately.

Conditions of Service

Pensions/Retirement webpage

Flexible Retirement Policy

Universities Retired Staff Association (URSA)

University Retired Staff Association


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