From flexible working to help with buying a bicycle, employees at the University of Hertfordshire can enjoy a range of competitive benefits.
As well as a chance to share in the University’s success through a team and individual bonus scheme, we offer a range of staff discounts plus highly valuable final salary pension schemes that offer:
- a guaranteed pension based on salary and length of service
- opportunities to take some pension as tax free cash
- widow/widower pension
- death in service cover of 3x salary
- valuable contributions from the University
The University offers a range of benefits to support you in balancing work life and family life.
In the earliest stages there is an enhanced maternity package, an on-site day nursery and a range of flexible working options (these need to be agreed with your manager).
For older children there is access to fee free study through our fee waiver scheme.
Our appraisal process enables staff to develop themselves professionally on an ongoing basis.
There are a range of services from our people development unit, fee waiver for relevant University of Hertfordshire courses and opportunities for study leave including opportunities with our global partners.
There are excellent facilities for study on campus in our Learning Resources Centres.
You can get advice on health and work from our Occupational Health Service. We also offer a free legal, medical, stress and bereavement helpline. An internal counselling service is available. Our University Chaplaincy is on hand to look at the spiritual side of life.
UHSports provide a range of sports facilities, services and opportunities for individual and team, social and competitive sport.
With the opening of Hertfordshire Sports Village in September 2003 the University now boasts one of the best sports complexes at any UK University and all staff and students can enjoy top class facilities at discounted rates.
To help take the hassle out of travelling to work, our employees enjoy extensive car parking. The charge is low compared to most organisations and free to motorcycles.
There’s a park and ride scheme and a free regular shuttle bus to the main campuses.
As part of our environmental strategy for providing greener travel there is a discount for staff travelling on Uno routes and we offer discounts on buying a bicycle.
A well-established and active staff society is free to staff and organises many events from theatre trips to sport events.
UHArts provides cultural entertainments in the impressive Weston Auditorium and the University’s two art galleries as well as supporting events in the community.