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Working Life

This section contains useful information relevant to you and your working life at Queen's.

Key Dates

Holidays – University holiday dates
Semester Dates
University events – What's on at Queen's
Changes to Academic Year Structure

Your University

Our Strategy - Vision 2020
Our Staff Charter - builds on our core values which shape how we work
How Queen's works -  how we're governed; leadership and structure
Our campus - capital development; environmental; getting around campus; explore the campus with A Bite of Queen's tours

Human Resources

People and Culture – includes details of terms and conditions, pay and gradings, and appraisals
Diversity and Inclusion Unit  –  details of Worklife Balance Policies, Equality and Diversity Policy
Occupational Health – includes health and safety advice, staff counselling service
A-Z - information for staff

Staff Computing

IT Services – how to use technology effectively and securely at Queen's
Getting Help – IT Service Desk
Service Status – check status of key services


Getting help – How do I?
Services – details of key services including car parking, portering and fire safety


Financial Procedures
Financial Services -  including salaries, procurement, payments and research finance
Accounting Services - including pensions, tax and insurance

Support and Development

Staff Training and Development Programme – details of all courses and training opportunities available to staff
Learning and Development – provides a support service to all staff
Learning and Teaching development – the Centre for Educational Development (CED) provides expert support
IT Training – staff can undertake a range of IT courses, including ECDL
The McClay Library – offers support for teaching as well as training courses
Contract Research staff – development opportunities for researchers

Queen's Brand

Brand guidelines – Queen's Brand and corporate identity, including use of logo
Imagebank – images covering all aspects of university life
Style Guide – A Way with Words


Student Support and Development – details of student services provided by the One Elmwood Student Centre
Student Administration – information on student records and examinations
Regulations and Quality Assurance – academic policy, procedures and regulations
Educational Development – CED provides support to enhance the educational provision at Queen's
Immigration Support Service – information on support for international students
Personal Tutoring – find out more through the Personal Tutoring Guide and Bulletins

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