Loughborough University
Leicestershire, UK
LE11 3TU
+44 (0)1509 222222
Loughborough University

Human Resources

Internal Resources

Family Leave Policy and Procedure

Loughborough University is committed to ensuring that staff are able to balance their work and personal life. The Family Leave Policy and Procedure, which applies to all employees of Loughborough University, sets out leave arrangements for staff with children and dependent adults. This includes: Maternity Leave, Adoption Leave, Keeping in Touch days, Paternity Leave, Parental Leave, and Flexible Working.

For more information visit: Loughborough University's Family Leave Policy and Procedure

Equality and Diversity

Loughborough University is committed to achieving equality for all those who learn and work here and wishes to develop a demonstrably fair and supportive environment which provides equality of opportunity and freedom from unlawful discrimination on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, gender identity (transsexual), marital or civil partnership status, disability, including mental health difficulties, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, social class or offending background. We are proud of our diverse community and wish to encourage and celebrate its full contribution to a University life where all colleagues are treated equally and with respect.

For more information visit: Loughborough University's Equality & Diversity information

Professional Development

The following Professional Services at Loughborough University provide a diverse range of training and development activities for all staff and students to assist them in their current and future roles:

Mentoring Schemes

Our highly successful Research Staff Mentoring Scheme, co-ordinated by the Careers Network, Research Office and Staff Development is now in its 5th year and offers the opportunity to enhance personal or career development, either as a mentee or mentor.

Mentoring for probationary academic including the assignment of an experiences probation adviser is well-established at Loughborough University, ensuring that first career steps have the right trajectory.

Loughborough University Research Staff Association

Loughborough University Research Staff Association (LURSA) was formed in 2011. Their aim is to give Loughborough University Research Staff support, representation, networking and training opportunities. All research staff are welcome to contribute and get involved.


The aim of the GenderTime research project is to identify and implement the best systemic approach to increase the participation and career advancement of women researchers in selected institutions where self-tailored action plans are implemented.

For more information visit: GenderTime


Contact us

Tel: 01509 223047

Location: Hazlerigg Building

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