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Staff Benefits and Discounts: What’s New

We’ve added new discounts to our staff benefits package.

Do you take advantage of the benefits and discounts available to staff? The Human Resources Reward Team is always looking for new benefits and discounts to make available to staff. Here are some of the latest additions to the Staff Benefits SharePoint.

Travel & Accommodation

Edinburgh First

Employees (and their friends and family) can stay at the Salisbury Green Hotel, Richmond Place Apartments or KM Central from just £70 per night B&B, all year round. For more information, please see Edinburgh First Hotels.

Health & Wellbeing

Pleasance Sport Complex and Gym

Sport & Exercise have made some recent changes to gym membership options. These provide increased flexibility for members, help manage capacity and ensure a safe environment for everybody.

Further details

Apply for membership


Hussle are offering University staff a discounted rate on their flexible gym passes, which give access to various gyms and an online fitness subscription through FiiT. They are also offering a 7 day free trial. Further information can be found via our Pay and Reward SharePoint


Throughout this semester, the University’s Chaplaincy Centre will be offering twice-weekly lunchtime online mindfulness drop-ins (Tuesdays and Fridays 1.10pm-1.50pm). 



A 15% discount is available on everything in the Solecup online store. This includes reusable cups and thermos bottles, travel mugs, coffee, loose teas, cacao, matcha powder and a growing range of related products. For more information about Solecup and details on how to access this discount, please visit the Pay and Reward SharePoint

We will be providing regular updates on the new and most popular benefits and discounts available to staff.

If you have any suggestions of businesses that you would like us to approach to enquire about a possible discount, please email

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