On-boarding and pre employment checks

Congratulations on receiving an offer of employement at the University of Birmingham. There are now just a few formalities that you need to complete before you start in post.

Along with your offer letter, you will receive details on what you should do next to officially join the University staff.

In brief, you will be asked to:

  • Sign and return a copy of your offer letter, thus signifying your acceptance of the post on the terms and conditions set out in it
  • Provide original evidence that you are legally able to work in the UK
  • Provide personal information e.g. next of kin, bank details. This can be done through our on-line e-recruitment system or on a paper version if you did not apply on-line.

Please now visit the induction pages to find out more about what will happen during your induction into the University.

Professional standards of conduct

These documents set out some standards of conduct expected from staff. The standards are underpinned by principles of selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty and leadership.

In certain circumstances, failure to comply with these policies may lead to disciplinary action.

Anti-bribery and corruption policy (PDF - 144KB)

Protocol on conflicts of interest (PDF - 54KB)

Register of gifts and hospitality (login required)

Use of University assets for non-charitable purposes (PDF - 19KB)

Code of practice on public interest disclosure and 'whistleblowing' (PDF - 48KB)

Code of practice for research (PDF - 122KB) 

Code of practice for staff on plagiarism (PDF - 36KB)

Code of ethics (PDF - 528KB) 

General Conditions of Use of Computing and Network Facilities and other IT policies

Manual of Financial Rules (login required)