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Getting Started Weeks 1-4

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Warwick's Strategy: Excellence with purpose

Please find below four short videos which bring to life various core aspects of Warwick’s 2030 Strategy roadmap. They include: Excellence with Purpose (a summary of Warwick's core purpose and underpinning strategies), Academic strategy, Supporting strategies and Sustainability.

Your first day in post and beyond

Congratulations on your new role.

Find out all the important information that you’re most likely to need to know in your first few weeks that will help you get set-up and started in your new role. Click the section title to find out more.

Managers/DAs/All colleagues involved in planning staff induction:

Please use this Induction checklist to help prepare your local induction plans and ensure that key information is provided to new members of staff.

For those joining us who have a line management responsibility, please take a look at the New Managers' Hub for additional resources and information.

Some of these links below will only be accessible once you have a registered IT account.

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      The induction checklist is generic and is not tailored to any one department or group it is simply a “prompt list” of the local information that new colleagues are likely to need.

      As a new starter, your department will have their local induction programme in place. Your line manager will guide you through this induction process in your first few weeks at the University.

      To support your integration and to provide you with a good sense of working at Warwick, it might be valuable for you to spend some time with a buddy or more formal mentor during your first few weeks or months. If this appropriate for your role you may wish to explore the most suitable options with your manager.

          Find out more about the University probation processLink opens in a new window,including guidance notes and forms. Information on Academic probationLink opens in a new windowis also available.

          Find out more about the University Trade UnionsLink opens in a new window.

          Find out more about the HE sector in this introductory guide.

          All employees have a right to join a trade union and take part in its activities. The University recognises three trade unions and further information can be found on the trade unions webpagesLink opens in a new window.

            We have selected a range of helpful policies to get you started in your new role.

            A to Z of all the policies, procedures and processes documents can be found on our HR webpagesLink opens in a new window

            Policies you may be interested in:

              For further information, visit the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion policies and guidelines pageLink opens in a new window

              Other useful policies and procedures can be found in the governance policy zoneLink opens in a new window

                Policies and Procedures

                Go to your Induction Training