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Welcome to Kingston University

Congratulations on being offered your new position with Kingston University. We look forward to welcoming you on your first day of employment and have prepared some important pre-arrival information on this page.

Work health assessment

Following your acceptance you will be contacted directly by email by our Occupational Health provider Health Management Ltd (HML). They will ask you to complete and submit the relevant Health Assessment Questionnaire for your role before your first day of employment.

Personal information

Your personal information, contact details, National Insurance number etc. will be transferred to your Unified employee record from your application form.

Seven days before your start date you will receive an email (to your personal address) with your KU ID number, instructions on how to log in to the KU network and other important information for new starters.

Your first day

On your first day of work please report to your line manager at your allocated time and bring with you:

  • Continuous service verification (if applicable)
  • Evidence of relevant qualifications (if you did not bring them with you to interview)

IT services

Please read the IT services staff guide (PDF), which provides new staff with an overview of working with the IT systems at Kingston University. Once you have your login details please don't hesitate to contact the Service Desk or any technical support or issues.

Pension information

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 (PDF) and download, complete and submit any relevant forms.

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 guidance (PDF) and download, complete and submit any relevant forms.

Our benefits

We know our greatest strength is our people so we have a range of benefits to enhance your career with us that we have listed below. You will be able to access all of this via our intranet site once you have received your login details.

  • Our Employee Assistance Programme helps with any work-related problems having a wider impact on your life and gives you access to the savings centre
  • Discounts on products via Kingston First/Totum/WorkPerksCourse fee waiver scheme and discounted courses across the University
  • Leisure activities and discounts in Kingston and the local area
  • Learn new skills with priority access to thousands of courses via Linkedin Learning
  • We offer season ticket loans up to £10,000 to help you spread the cost of commuting and get the best value for money
  • Save money on a new bike with our cycle to work scheme. If you want to take part in the scheme, you will need this code: F31180

More information

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.

Contact us

Human Resources
Kingston University
Hind Court
106-114 London Road
Kingston Upon Thames
KT2 6TN
United Kingdom

Kingston University jobs:
Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 3118
Email us

Contact us

Human Resources
Kingston University
Hind Court
106-114 London Road
Kingston Upon Thames
KT2 6TN
United Kingdom

Kingston University jobs:
Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 3118
Email us

Contact us

Human Resources
Kingston University
Hind Court
106-114 London Road
Kingston Upon Thames
KT2 6TN
United Kingdom

Kingston University jobs:
Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 3118
Email us