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Human Resources


About HR

The Human Resources (HR) Division supports the achievement of excellence in education, learning and research via the recruitment, retention, reward, recognition and development activities undertaken with and for University staff. In addition, the Division seeks to ensure that the University continues to maintain and enhance its reputation as a leading employer. Alongside the effective HR policies, procedures and guidelines being in place throughout the full life-cycle of employment, the Division offers a wide range of specialist HR and support services to staff, who are the University’s greatest asset.

HR teams aligned to Schools and Institutions (HR Advisory Service)

Seven HR teams led by HR Business Managers are each aligned to one of the six academic Schools within the University, with one team aligned to the Unified Administrative Service (UAS) and the Non-School Institutions.

Specialist HR Teams

Other core service teams providing specialist support, guidance and administration include:

  • HR Shared Services
  • Resourcing
  • Communications
  • Childcare Office
  • Programme Management
  • Reward
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Policy and Employee Relations
  • HR Business Systems and Analysis
  • Grading
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Postdoc Academy

Further details of all the teams within the HR Division can be found under the HR Services tab. We welcome any comments or queries ( that you may have on any aspects of our service, or on the current People Strategy that we are working to deliver. These priorities are agreed by the University via its HR Committee.