Congratulations on your new position with Kingston University. Our mission in the Human Resources Department is to deliver value-added solutions that attract, motivate and support the best people for the University.
We look forward to welcoming you on your first day of employment and have prepared some important pre-arrival information on this page.
On your first day of work please report to your line manager at your allocated time and bring with you:
As an employee of Kingston University you have a statutory entitlement to be a member of the relevant pension scheme.
Eligible members of academic staff are automatically entered into the Teachers' Pensions Scheme. Please read the Teachers' Pensions Scheme document (Word), complete the relevant forms and bring with you on your first day.
Members of support staff will automatically become a member of the Local Government Pension Scheme, which is administered by the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames. Please read the Local Government Pension Scheme document (Word), complete the relevant forms and bring with you on your first day.
If your role requires you to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly Criminal Records Bureau) clearance, an application form and relevant paperwork will be sent to you under separate cover. Once received please make an appointment to come to River House with the completed form and valid identity documents.
Please read the occupational health and safety leaflet (PDF).
Please read the IT services staff guide (PDF), which provides new staff with an overview of working with the IT systems at Kingston University.
To help get you started, we recommend a tour of these pages, where you will find information about the University, including ideas on useful resources and how to access great opportunities at Kingston.