Human Resources

University of Portsmouth

Development and Networking opportunities/events:



Staff Induction conference 

     April, September, December

Support Staff Conference


Staff Support Association

     Department Representative or member of  Key University Committee

AUA conference

External events and conferences

Learning & Development Events 


UoP Staff Forums

     Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Staff Forum

   Multicultural staff forum

Disabled staff forum

   Womens’s staff forum



 Delivering Excellence Programme

 Supporting Positive Change – support for leaders and managers of change

Aurora Programme – leadership foundation for women

 SWIMM - South West Institutions Middle Managers development Programme -  Grade 7/ 8 Professional Services

Leader and Manager as Coach

 Core Training/Core Training for Managers

Developing your Supervisory skills

 APEX opportunities

 Learning and Teaching Events - DCQE

Research and Innovation Staff Development Programme


Opportunities/University Roles

 University wide ‘Work Shadowing’ opportunities

 Green champions – (green environmental group) 

Workplace First aider

Athena swan departmental champions

Health and safety coordinators

 University harassment advisers

Trade Union roles -  UCU / Unison reps/opportunities eg

 National Numeracy Challenge rep

Girls Network

Staff reps on Governors Committee Secondment opportunities

Internal Secondment Policy



       You should also consider your ‘transferable skills’ from external  experiences and opportunities, for example:

School/parent governors


Scout/cub/guides leaders


Committee memberships

Volunteering opportunities 

 Events etc