Information for current staff
Working at Bristol
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We have been focusing our efforts on a number of key areas which we know are important to you.
Services and resources A to Z
|Academic management, executive governance, organisational structure, University hierarchy.
|Academic Quality and Policy Office (AQPO)
|Formerly part of the Education Support Unit (ESU). Quality framework and partnerships; curriculum assurance; student experience.
|Animal Services Unit
|Facilities, services and advice for all staff who carry out research using animals.
|BEAM (Bristol Education Administration Manual)
|Guidance on education administration processes for professional services and academic staff. Requires Single Sign On.
|Bicycle users group
|Advice for cyclists. Training, routes, safety, security and facilities.
|Blackboard is the centrally supported online learning environment.
|Bristol SU Online Shop
|For University of Bristol branded products from clothing and souvenirs to stationery, visit The Basket, The Bristol SU Shop.
|Permits and charges, parking map, rules.
|Menus, prices and information on how to order from each supplier, including charge cards for Source cafés and bars.
|Centre for Sport, Exercise and Health
|Opening times, facilities, clubs, memberships and sports medicine clinic.
|Staff contact directory.
|Customer Relations and Student Marketing
|Help and resources for staff involved in marketing activity for student recruitment.
|Courses and training for staff and PGRs.
|Digital Education Office
|The Digital Education Office supports people across the University in using technology to enhance learning, teaching and assessment.
|A confidential service providing disability information, advice and guidance.
|Distance Learning Hub
|What online distance learning is; resources, best practice and tools to support delivering teaching online.
|Equality and Diversity
|Work and family; flexible working; carers; women in academia; policies, reports and training.
|Estates assistance' services (formerly known as portering) and contacts.
|Request maintenance work or project work via the Estates Office website.
|Update and manage student records. Sign in to eVision.
|Organising examination sessions; processing the award of degrees, certificates and diplomas; requests for verification of awards.
|What you need to do if you would like to hold an event externally on the University campus.
|Financial and management accounts; salaries and pensions; income collection; financial planning and budgets; tax; compliance; subsidiary companies; endowment funds and other investments.
|List of financial reports that are available through the Business Objects application.
|Facility to upload large files. Allows users to distribute files (up to 2 GB) to others (both within and outside the University) without transmitting the files by email.
|Governance and senior staff
|How the University is run: policies and strategies; Court, Council and Senate; publications and reports; charter and regulations; divisional and school reviews.
|Human Resources (HR)
|Guidance and policies; staff development and coaching; career framework; salary scales and grading; working environment.
|Information security and data protection
|How to keep the University's data, sensitive research data and your personal data safe. Security awareness, training and policies.
|Property, computer, income, motor/car, legal liability, travel, personal accident and claims.
|Guidance for staff receiving international visitors (levels of hospitality, what to remember).
|IT service desk
|First point of contact for questions, problems or requests relating to IT services.
|Technical support for learning, teaching, research and administration across the University.
|Search for jobs (including jobs for internal candidates only); terms and conditions of employment; eRecruit.
|Teaching blocks, student vacation dates, University closures, examinations, graduation ceremonies, University almanac and University Google calendar.
|Learning Facilities Management
|Support for: central teaching spaces (lecture theatres, seminar and tutorial rooms); specialist spaces (labs and computer labs); audio visual equipment; loan equipment; and room requests.
|Locations and opening times; collections and resources; research support; contacts.
|Local travel and transport
|Local travel information and initiatives.
|Maps and travel
|University Google map and maps to print (campus map, student residences and travel map; walking directions and map; Langford campus and local area map).
|Maternity information and FAQs
|Sources of information; support before, during and after maternity; pay; paternity.
|University of Bristol branded merchandise.
|Cloud-powered productivity platform.
|Opportunities to explore spirituality, faith and belief; confidential personal support; religious advice and information.
|University portal access to email, calendar, timetables, Blackboard, library account, student information and more.
|Guidance, support and training information about the University of Bristol's new integrated Finance and HR system. Replacement for PIMS, Staff info. View and update your personal details.
|Centrally supported online staff review system that supports completion of forms, meetings, and records outcomes.
|Find a student by name or programme. Requires Single Sign On.
|Frequently asked questions for new staff.
|Open Access publishing
|Open access is free, unrestricted online access to research outputs.
|List of all departments, schools and units showing the organisational structure of the University.
|Outlook email and calendar
|Centrally supported email and calendar used by all staff.
|This portal is for staff across the University who work with external partners, and for those looking to develop partnerships across the public, private and third sectors.
|Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS), University of Bristol Group Pension Plan (UBGPP), University of Bristol Pension and Assurance Scheme (UBPAS), NHS Pension Scheme.
|Positive working at Bristol
|How the University supports, recognises and develops its staff.
|How to send post, postal rates and franking.
|Postgraduate admissions system (Apply Yourself)
|System used by staff to process postgraduate applications: ApplyYourself Webcentre.
|Press and media enquiries
|Support for University press releases, publicising research and information on how to talk to the media.
|Posters and banners, printing and stationery, copying, binding and finishing.
|Legacy purchasing system used for purchasing goods, processing supplier invoices, generating invoices for customers, claiming expenses and fees, and authorising spend.
|How to purchase and which suppliers to use.
|List of Professional Services and their activities.
|Centrally supported research information system that enables collection, organisation and integration of information about University research.
|How, where and what you can recycle. Includes Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) forms for disposal and decontamination.
|Allows you to work remotely using a full computer desktop (as if you were using your work computer on campus).
|Re/Play is the new name for Mediasite, the University's centrally supported lecture capture platform, which supports the innovative use of media in teaching and learning.
|Research facilities and services
|List of research facilities, services and contacts (includes the University's equipment catalogue).
|Where to get help to find research funding opportunities (current calls, specific funding, schemes including EU and international funding).
|How to publicise your work (press releases, events listings, research news and the Directory of Experts).
|Mentoring, career advice, training, research staff reps, and more.
|Resource Managers Group
|Support, peer networking and professional development for resource managers in schools and faculties.
|Recycling furniture and office/lab supplies between departments around the University. Search listed items or place an advert (works like Freecycle).
|Safety and Health
|Guidance, training and policies.
|Legal advice: computer use, compliance, data protection, freedom of information, insurance, records management, student rules and regulations, staff and student discipline.
|See postal services, cleaning or portering.
|Staff Residential Lettings
|Let and managed University portfolio of rental properties.
|Counselling, coaching and mediation.
|Learning and development opportunities for academic and professional services staff.
|Find out about discounts available to staff.
|Staff mediation service
|Mediation is a voluntary process that supports people in a dispute to attempt finding a resolution.
|Staff and PGR Intranet
|The intranet is available to all staff and PGR students. It features news and events, a range of digital tools, and answers to common staff questions.
|How to get connected with the University community. Events, clubs, people and places.
|How to use your Ucard; lost or replacement cards; photo upload.
|Staff who support students
|Advice and support about independent learning, undergraduate student support, plagiarism and placements.
|A system for students to view and update their data. Requires Single Sign On.
|Style guides for web, print, writing, video and audio.
|Our Sustainability Policy, Climate Action Plans, Net Zero Carbon and Sustainable labs.
|Timetable reports for course units and programmes (allows you to filter lists by faculty).
|Timetabling and web room bookings
|Information for academic and Professional Services staff.
|University of Bristol UNISON branch (trade union).
|Unit and Programme Management System supporting the process of creating and revising existing units and programmes, and annual unit updates.
|Unite the Union
|University of Bristol Unite the Union branch (trade union).
|University and College Union (UCU)
|UCU University of Bristol branch (trade union).
|Venues and events
|Booking venues for events, meetings and conferences at the University.
|Visual identity and brand guidelines
|Stationery, imagery, maps, signage, University profile, crest, email signatures, logo, Microsoft Office templates.
|Web publishing style guide
|Managing a website; policies; systems and tools; intranets; training and support.
|Mental health and wellbeing services and support, including work-related stress.
|Confluence wiki that makes it easy for you and your team to share information.
|Work and family
|How to balance work and family.
|Yammer is the University's chat, networking and community app.