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Professional Services - Career progression at UoR

As Professional Services staff, this page sets out the routes and resources that are available to you, when looking to progress your career at the University of Reading. Whether you are looking to enhance your current skills and experience, make a sideways move into a new team, or to seek training opportunities for career development, you’ll find relevant links and pages to help support this.


People Development  offer a wide range of learning and development opportunities including classroom and online training, tailored development support, apprenticeships, research staff development, leadership and management development, coaching and mentoring to encourage Professional Service staff development and training. Please see the links to the right for more information.


Success Stories

Following the focus groups that took place in the summer of 2023, the HR Advisory team are working on gathering some success stories of colleagues and their career progression at the University. These will be posted here soon for colleagues to see what others have done to progress their careers at the University.


If you are interested in job shadowing another member of staff or department, please contact the manager of the department in the first instance. If you are unsure of who this is, you can contact your HR Advisor who can direct you to the relevant person.


Link to Advisory team


Did you Know?

The university offers a variety of courses and training sessions to support your development including: