Health & Wellbeing

Family

The University recognises that many staff combine work responsibilities with domestic or caring responsibilities and offers support to help staff sucessfully combine these

Leave Policies

Leave provisions such as Family Leave (Parental and Adoption) and Maternity Leave.

Human Resources Policies

Pregnancy

Guidance and advice to support you during your pregnancy.

Pregnancy

Childcare Vouchers

The University provides a Childcare Voucher Service for staff via a salary sacrifice scheme.

Childcare Vouchers

Childcare Discounts

The University offers staff a number of discounts at local Day Nurseries and Children Holiday Camps.

Childcare Discounts

Arcadia Nursery

The University of Edinburgh Nursery offers facilities and care for young children and is open to all those living or working in the Edinburgh area. Based at the Kings Buildings, Arcadia brings together the long established teams at Uni-Tots Nursery and the Day Nursery.

Arcadia Nursery

Free Nursery Places

If your child is between 3 and 4 years old they may qualify for at least 12 hours a week of free nursery education. Contact your local council for further information.

DirectGov

Tax credits

HM Revenue and Customs website provides information on tax credit eligibility for benefits such as working tax, children, new UK arrivals and Over 50s.

Tax Credits

Couple Counselling

A couple counselling service available for all University of Edinburgh staff and their partners for a modest cost.

Couple Counselling