Other useful information

  • Other useful information
    • Human resources - Each Faculty and Directorate has a specific link HR team who are able to advise you on your employment related queries.
    • IT Services – Supports the University’s IT infrastructure and systems for staff and students. You can also contact OBIS on extension 3311.
    • OCSLD – The Oxford Centre for Staff Learning and Development provides training and development opportunities for members of staff.
    • Switchboard – The University’s switchboard can connect you to any internal extension or dial externally for you if required. Dial 100 to contact switchboard.
    There are a variety of methods of communication used to keep members of staff up to date with the latest news and developments from across the University. These include a regular newsletter, campus briefings and use of social media. To find out more, visit our Staff Communications page.
    The staff directory allows you to search for any current member of staff and look up their location and telephone extension.
    Rated as ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted, Oxford Brookes Nursery is located on the Clive Both Hall site, near the Headington campus. Providing childcare for both staff and students of the university, the Nursery is based in purpose built accommodation and is run by a team of professionally qualified staff.
    Childcare vouchers are available to members of staff as part of a salary sacrifice scheme, allowing you to save money on your childcare costs. The vouchers can be used for any registered childcare provision, including childminders and after school clubs.
    The University recognises two unions. Unison represents support staff and the University and College Union (UCU) represents academic and related staff members.
    The university has a number of Staff Networks and forums to connect and support staff, based on shared identity or experience. These networks can assist in personal and professional development, organise events and activities, act as a sounding board for policy development and review, and provide a consultative forum for the university to gather views and feedback.

    Find out more about Staff Equality Networks here

    The University is organised into Faculties and Directorates. The four Faculties of the University provide the academic courses available to students and sustain the research of the University. The Directorates provide the wide range of professional services required for the University to operate effectively.

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    Other units:

    Once you have settled in to your role, you should take some time to explore the staff pages. This is a central information point for members of staff, so a useful page to bookmark.
    Oxford Brookes has its own distinctive corporate identity. You will notice this is used for all communications across the University including letters, presentations, committee agendas and papers. You can access a variety of templates and find out more about our corporate identity here.
    The University timetable operates on a semester basis with two 12 week semesters peracademic year. The academic year runs from the 1st September to the 31st August. To view the semester dates for both the current and next year, visit here.