Happy, healthy and ready for work
The Department takes everyone’s health and well-being seriously and we’re lucky that the University offers a wide range of services which we encourage you to investigate.
You should make sure that your work station is set up correctly to avoid injury, and perhaps have a look at more general lifestyle advice for health and much more here. You might also like to have a look at the courses on offer from the Learning Institute on various well-being topics such as managing stress, mindfulness and assertiveness.
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.
All staff are eligible to apply for a TOTUM Discount card (formerly NUS student card), and are also entitled to 10% off at the University Press Bookshop, 10% off at the University of Oxford Shop and 10% discount at the Ashmolean and the Bodleian. You can also get free or cheap computing software through the University.
The Department strives to provide a family-friendly working environment. Take a look at our family friendly webpages for more information about flexible working, family leave and childcare services.
The University operates three generous 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.