Resources for induction leads

The following guides are designed to support induction leads and managers in delivering the induction scheme at Loughborough University.

The documents below have been provided to support you with the Induction Process at Loughborough University.

For Managers

This guide is for anyone responsible for the induction of a member of staff.  This could be line managers and academic staff who are responsible for a member of staff’s induction (Induction Lead)

All new starters will be allocated an Induction Buddy. The document below explains the scheme.

For Induction Buddies

If you are asked to be an Induction Buddy to a new starter, this guide will help you. There are also training sessions available through

For New Starters

You and your Line manager/Induction lead will work through this checklist together.

Once you have completed this form, please follow these instructions to submit it to Organisational Development. You and the person responsible for your induction will both need to sign it.

If you have any queries, please contact us on and we will endeavour to help.