Staff benefits

From flexible working and excellent fitness facilities to a generous pension package, employees at the University of Hertfordshire can enjoy a range of competitive benefits.

There are a range of staff discounts and personal development services available to you, including fee waiver for relevant University of Hertfordshire courses and opportunities for study leave and openings with our global partners. There's also a well-established staff society which is free to all and organises many events from theatre trips to sport events.

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Fitting work around your life

Flexible working, including part time and job share as well as policies enabling family friendly work arrangements

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Thinking about the future

Highly competitive pension scheme membership for staff

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Taking time for yourself

Generous annual leave policy with an additional Christmas closure period

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Training and development

Comprehensive suite of personal, professional and academic development training

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On-site parking

Staff enjoy extensive car parking on campus with low charges compared to most organisations

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Keeping fit

Discounted memberships at the onsite Hertfordshire Sports Village and free Active Staff sessions

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Support when you need it

Free legal, medical, stress and bereavement helpline, as well as an internal counselling service

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Student discounts

Entitlement to the same student discount programme

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Further Learning

Fee waiver for relevant University of Hertfordshire courses and opportunities for study leave and openings with our global partners

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A well-connected workplace

Outstanding campus locations and facilities located in Hatfield, Hertfordshire

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Family learning benefits

Fee waiver of 50% for all children of staff under the age of 25 at the start of the course

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Our community is your community

Extensive staff support networks and social groups

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On your bike

Take advantage of our staff discount scheme when buying a bicycle

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On the buses

You will benefit from a staff discount when travelling on Uno bus routes

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Peace of mind

Death in service cover of three times salary