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Sheffield Leader Community Event

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The first Sheffield Leader Community Event of 2018 will be held on Tuesday 6 February 2018 and will focus on how leaders build strategic partnerships. This is open to all members of the Sheffield Leader Community.

The event will provide an insight into some of the exciting partnerships the University is building, including a case study of the longstanding relationship with Siemens and the recent development of the innovative MindSphere Lounge. There will also be a practical look at the principles behind good partnership working, which all leaders can use both internally and externally.

The Sheffield Leader Community is the development of networks that support and encourage leaders to do their jobs as effectively as possible, developing their potential and facilitating their involvement in wider university projects. Most importantly it is a community of leaders irrespective of level and role in the University - building on the principles of 'Me, We and Us' and 'Leadership Everywhere'.

Each of the Community Events throughout 2018 will be based on one of the five interconnected themes of the University's Strategic Plan.

To register please see the Sheffield Leader Community webpages. Follow the Sheffield Leader on Twitter @SheffieldLeader.

International Staff Support

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We are proud that so many of our University colleagues are from overseas.

We recognise the unique challenges that our international staff members can often face when they come to the University from abroad. We have therefore developed a new web page dedicated for international staff to provide key information to support you, before and during your time at Sheffield. There is also a toolkit for managers who recruit international staff.

If you would like the opportunity to meet with a colleague from Human Resources to

discuss the support that is available to you as an international member of staff.

There are 15-minute individual appointments available on the following dates:

  • Wednesday 7 February 2018, 2.00-3.30pm
  • Tuesday 6 March 2018, 2.00-3.30pm
  • Wednesday 4 April 2018, 2.00-3.30pm

To request an appointment, please visit the 1:1 Support Discussions web page.

Award success for Juice Wellbeing

New LogoOur Juice Wellbeing provision for staff has been recognised within the 2017 Engage Awards, announced on 13 November.

We were named as a winner within the Best Employee Health and Wellbeing Strategy category, in recognition of Juice Wellbeing which has introduced an effective, sustainable and successful health and wellbeing strategy into the University for the benefit of our staff and their working lives.

The Engage Awards, now in their second year, showcases organisational excellence and recognises individuals who have accomplished significant achievements within the customer and employee engagement market.

For further information on our Juice Wellbeing offer visit our Juice Health and Wellbeing webpages.

Cycle to work is changing

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the University in promoting cycling for health and wellbeing and as a sustainable alternative to the use of the private car, from September 2017 our cycle to work scheme will open in 3 application windows throughout the year. This new approach will enable staff to apply for the scheme during peak times throughout the year and will support the efficient promotion of the scheme during these periods to maximize uptake.

The Autumn 2017 application window has now closed.

The application windows (open for 4 weeks) for 2018 will be:

  • Spring: 19 March 2018 to 13 April 2018
  • Summer: 21 May 2018 to 15 June 2018
  • Autumn: 17 September 2018 to 12 October 2018

All other terms and conditions will remain unchanged.

To apply for the cycle to work scheme, please visit The Deal via MUSE.

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