Supporting our staff
Getting the right work-life balance is important: our staff are our greatest asset and, together with the University, we offer a wide range of services which we encourage you to investigate, some key links are below. A fully comprehensive list of benefits is available at Staff benefits A – Z.
Most University employees will have 38 days annual leave inclusive of public holidays and any fixed days of closure (pro rata if part-time). For your specific entitlement please refer to your contract or contact your local personnel team. Taking your annual leave is very important, more information is available on the University website.
All staff are eligible to apply for a TOTUM card (previously NUS card). As a member of Oxford University, you can also access a number of discounts.
Environment and Culture
RDM has an Environment and Culture Working Group (EACWG) to support, encourage and augment positive cultural changes. The EACWG also aims to support, encourage and develop integration across the RDM Divisions.
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
Our EDI policies are designed to support an inclusive culture and highlight expectations of equality and diversity in the workplace.
The University and RDM have a number of family friendly benefits to help people with dependents.
Health & Safety
Please make sure you visit our Health & Safety pages for more information on what to do in an emergency, who your key contacts are, the health and safety induction and much more.
In addition, check to make sure your work station is set up correctly, and more general advice for health here.
Living in Oxford
Visit Living in Oxford for an extensive list of what’s on and available to University staff.
New to the University
Visit the University page New to the University for a wide range of information.
The University operates three pension schemes, your eligibility for the schemes will be determined by your job role and contract type.
For more information about your own situation and entitlement please visit the pensions pages.
Training & development
As well as professional development courses (there will be more information about this on the next page), there are a number of opportunities to enhance your personal development.
Oxford University training and development providers for staff
The People and Organisational Development (POD) team
LinkedIn Learning - LinkedIn Learning is a huge library of online, video based, courses covering a wide range of topics.
Information and services designed to help staff and students make sustainable travel choices. Read full information
Parking on site is limited and requires a permit. Contact your local HR team for further details.