For Staff

Policies and key documents

Annual report and accounts and annual review
Annual report and accounts
Annual Review 2017-18

Strategic plan
Strategic plan
International Leeds: Developing an International Strategy and its delivery plan

The University’s financial policies can be accessed from the Finance webpages and include the following:

Health and safety
The Health and Safety Policy and Health and Safety Protocols

The University’s HR policies and procedures can be accessed from the HR website and include the following:

  • Annual leave
  • Sickness absence
  • Flexible working
  • Support Staff Procedure Agreement
  • Leave when you have children
  • Employment security of staff on fixed funding or fixed term contract

You will find the Equality and Inclusion Framework on the Equality Policy Unit webpages.

Staff travel advice is also available. 

The University’s policies for IT and information security can be accessed from the IT website and include the following:

  • Use of Computer Systems Policy
  • Security incident and computer misuse policy
  • Information protection policy
  • Information Security


The Partnership
Leeds for Life
LUU Code of Practice

Research and Innovation
Various research policies, including the following, can be accessed from the RIS webpages:

  • Intellectual property policy
  • Publications policy
  • Research ethics policy
  • Research data management

You can also find the University’s Export Controls Policy on the RIS webpages.
You can find the University's Publications policy on the Library website.

Many key institutional policies can be accessed from the Secretariat website, including:

Governance policies

  • Academic misconduct in research
  • Anti-Bribery
  • Charter, statutes and ordinances
  • Code of practice on corporate governance
  • Whistleblowing
  • General academic regulations

Legal affairs

  • Data protection
  • Freedom of information
  • Safeguarding policy

Student Regulation

  • Academic appeals and complaints
  • Disciplinary regulations

Risk management

  • Risk Management Policy and Guidance
  • Risk register template 

The University's approach to Freedom of Information requests can be found on the corporate website.

Student Education Service
Assessment related policies
Rules for award (taught students)
Research degree related policies
Student support related policies
Student education handbook

The University's sustainability policies can be found on the Sustainability website and include the following:

  • Sustainability strategy
  • Environmental policy
  • Social and community policy
  • Reuse, recycling and waste standard
  • Sustainable food policy
  • Biodiversity standard
  • Carbon management plan