About us

Successful, global, and modern – welcome to the University of Huddersfield. With high standards of teaching and learning and excellent facilities that's exactly what our students can expect from the University of Huddersfield. Based right in the town centre and at the heart of the local community, we help thousands of people, from school leavers to those returning to education after a gap, achieve their goals each year.

Find out more about our University, our awards, our Schools and Services, and other key facts. To learn more about some of your amazing new colleagues, please watch these videos, interviews, guest lectures and more.

A Warm Welcome 

We believe a great induction sets the foundations of what you can expect from your new employer. Please use these webpages as a ‘One-Stop-Shop’ for your induction, it is designed to help you settle into your new role as smoothly as possible and guide you through your induction.

Over the next few weeks, you are going to meet lots new of people, and take in lots of information whilst getting used to your role. Your manager and/or buddy will be there to answer any questions you may have.

Your Induction

Your Induction is usually made up of either 2 or 3 distinct parts (depending on your role).

1. Your University Induction (for everyone - Academics, Professional Services and Technical Services Staff).

2. Your School or Service 'Local' Induction (for everyone).

3. Your Academic Induction (for Academic Staff only).

* Click on the “Doorway” links below to access further information.

Your Induction 'Doorways'

These webpages contain ‘doorways’ for information and learning to support our three main induction routes


Doorway 1: Your University Induction

Aimed at all new starters, your University Induction consists of information, resources and learning about our University aspirations, expectations and culture.


Doorway 2: Your School or Service Induction

Your School or Service Induction is usually prepared by new starters line managers, and tailored for anything that is specific to your role. To download our New Starter Guide, please click on the 'see more' button below.  


Doorway 3: Your Academic Induction

Aimed at our community of academic researchers, your Academic Induction consists of information, resources and learning and development opportunities to support academics at all career stages across our university.

Quick Links

You can find some quick links you may find useful as part of your induction below.

Our Induction Courses

You can attend class-based courses to help you settle in. These courses include the opportunity to meet our Vice Chancellor.

Mandatory eLearning

As part of your induction, you’ll need to complete some mandatory eLearning modules.

A message from our Vice Chancellor

The University of Huddersfield is deeply committed to equality, diversity and inclusion for all our students and staff. 

Questions? Please get in contact ...

We hope that you have a fantastic induction experience. If you have any questions, please get in touch through MS Teams or email people@hud.ac.uk.

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