The University of Huddersfield values the importance of a great induction as we feel it sets the foundation to what you can expect from your new employer. We have developed an induction checklist, as well as many useful sessions and resources, to help people settle in to their new role as quickly as possible. It is impossible to produce one checklist that will be suitable for every job role within the University, so inductions should be adapted to suit the role, location and each individual's circumstances.


During your first few weeks you will meet lots of people and hear lots of new terminology. Please don’t worry about remembering everything right away. You can always ask questions if anything isn’t clear. All new staff are subject to a probationary period, during which your line manager will meet with you to review your progress. Your induction is a vital part of this probationary period. 

A Warm Welcome From Your New Colleagues ...

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The Global Professional Award ...

Most full-time undergraduates are expected to complete the Global Professional Award (GPA) alongside their degrees. Participation is a key strategic aim for the University, and all academic and professional staff are expected to encourage students to engage fully with the programme. For more information, please visit the GPA webpage, for queries, pleae contact Dr James Forde (GPA Manager):

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Here are some things that might help you settle in!

We have gathered some general information that you might find useful.

Questions? Please get in contact ...

We hope you will see the P&OD team as a useful resource, not only to find out more about how the University works, but also help you learn and develop. We have lots of sessions, programmes and resources that will help you - feel free to pop up to P&OD at any time to meet the team and have a chat. We always have the kettle on (and usually biscuits too)! If you think that there's something missing from the induction process, or have any questions, please email or by phone ext.2799.

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