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Staff benefits update

22 Jul 2021

Launch of new lifestyle savings staff benefit from our partner Vivup and register as a Compassionate Colleague


From today you can access a new Lifestyle Savings staff benefit from our partner Vivup. This new platform brings together key benefits, discounts and wellbeing services all in one place, so you can be easily signposted to the information and support you need.

You now have access to a huge range of discounts across the UK’s major retailers including supermarkets, technology, fashion, travel and much more! The majority of these are instant digital codes that make it easy for you use in store and online.

UniDiscounts will now be found under “local discounts” in the lifestyle benefits of the Vivup platform. This is to enable all your savings in one place. We will be working with Vivup to help build a larger portfolio of national and local discounts in the coming months.

To access these savings, you must register / log-in on

Visit our Vivup page for more information on this new benefit and how registering for Vivup makes you eligible for an exciting prize draw!

Wellbeing updates

New dates for popular wellbeing webinars and training – sessions are available for Compassionate Colleagues, managing work-life balance and managing staff wellbeing during return to campus. These sessions are expected to get busy – so book soon!

Domestic abuse can happen to anyone no matter your age, race, class, culture, disability, gender, sexuality or lifestyle and lockdown has seen a surge in cases. If you are experiencing domestic abuse or are concerned about a colleague the University now has specific support with guidance for our staff and their managers and signposting on support services.

Our Counselling Service is running a range of workshops taking place in July and August.