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About us


The Human Resources Function provides a range of services to develop, advise and support University colleagues and managers.   We support the delivery of the University’s strategic goals through the recruitment, retention, reward, recognition and development of University staff.   We support good people management and leadership practice through the development of employment strategy, policy, procedures and services.

The HR Function is led by Director of HR, Claire Rolstone

Professional and Advisory

The Professional and Advisory team provide professional HR advice and guidance to managers and staff including recruitment, performance management, change management and dispute resolution.

HR Operations

HR Operations provide the delivery of effective transactional services to managers, staff and potential new recruits including general enquiries, recruitment and HR administration and payroll functions.


The Pensions team provide an on-site service in respect of the University's pension schemes, USS and UREPF.

People Development

The People Development team provides staff learning and development activity, excluding staff development relating to teaching and learning.

Reward and Benefits provides advice to managers and staff in respect of recognition and reward, re-grading, and benefits.

Advice and support on all issues relating to equality and diversity for staff and students.

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Human Resources

  • Room 110
    Whiteknights House
    PO Box 217
    RG6 6AH
  • Telephone:
    +44 (0)118 378 8751