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You will already have received the Welcome Guide to our University with your contract email – this gives you lots of useful information about our University to help you settle in. Don’t worry if you can’t find this, the link in Box 1 below will open the Welcome Guide for you.

When you start your new role, your line manager will arrange your induction programme. This is designed to help you settle quickly into your new role and ensure you carry out the training you need to do and complete any checklists.

Faculty Induction Guides 

Faculty of Humanities Welcome Guide: Working in the Faculty of Humanities at The University of Manchester 


You will also need to complete the following:

  • The University Welcome Event: a short session to introduce you to the values and goals of the University;
  • Essential courses for all new staff: a suite of seven courses including Health and Safety at The University of Manchester, Fire Awareness for All, Office Safety, Understanding Export Controls, Data Protection and Cyber Security, Diversity in the Workplace, Unconscious Bias and Disability Equity.

Find out more and how to book.

If you are a newly appointed academic member of staff, you will also need to complete the New Academics Programme. Details can be found in each of the faculty websites.