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Induction for New Staff

For other information you might find interesting as a new staff member - such as Queen Mary citizenship, staff networks, and other sources of development - you can explore the New Staff webpages. 

Your local induction

Your line manager will arrange your local induction and tell you about any training you need specific to your role (such as Hazardous Substance Risk Assessment or Manual Lifting and Handling). 

Mandatory training

All new colleagues at Queen Mary have to complete the training specified on the Mandatory Training page.  You may also have to repeat some training (e.g. Fire Safety) if you have moved to a different site. 

Some training is mandatory depending on your role or tasks; for example, you’ll need to attend a Recruitment & Interview Selection session if you’re likely to be on shortlisting and interview panels.  Your line manager will advise you on which training is relevant to you. 

Welcome Event 

New members of staff will need to book themselves onto the New Staff Welcome Event run by the Organisational and Professional Development team. These events are only for staff. They take place in interesting spaces on one of Queen Mary’s several campuses and are usually half a day in length. 

You will meet many colleagues from across the university, hear about current areas of interest and development from Queen Mary staff teams, and meet the Principal, with a chance to raise questions about your time at Queen Mary. Whether you are involved in academic research, teaching, or supporting students and staff, the event is a great opportunity to find out more about the University's working culture and values, its role nationally in higher education, and its impact in the local community and across the world. 

To book please visit CPD Training. 

For queries about the Welcome events please contact  


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