Students Working Relationships

Sheffield Graduate Training Contract (SGTC)

The Sheffield Graduate Training Contract (SGTC) is a variable hours contract of employment for the engagement of postgraduate students as Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTAs) where they carry out grade 6 duties, indicatively with a minimum commitment of 10 hours per semester.

Student Worker Protocol

To manage the dual relationship that University of Sheffield students have with the University, both as students and as workers/employees, a Protocol has been developed by the Human Resources, Student Services and Research and Innovation Services.

Supporting Student Employability

The Careers Service supports students and graduates, up to three years after graduation, offering many opportunities for students to develop new skills and further enhance their employability, through a variety of initiatives.

Work Experience

The information below is provided for departments that may be involved in organising work experience placements, to ensure that the conduct of the placement is both compliant with current legislation, and of maximum benefit to all involved.

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The information below relates to the University's commitment to preventing illegal working at the University of Sheffield, including information about Eligibility to Work (ETW) and Sponsorship under the Points-Based System.

Criminal Records Checks

The information below relates to the University's commitment to understanding the important role that continuity of employment can play in the rehabilitation process of ex-offenders when matched with appropriate posts, and in recognition of its corporate social responsibility as one of the major employers in the region.

Terms & Conditions of Employment

Details of the terms and conditions of employment for staff employed at the University of Sheffield.

Pay & Grading

Details relating to pay and grading including salary scales, grade profiles and increments.

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There is a wealth of information, guidance and support available from Human Resources relating to all aspects of employment and supporting policies and procedures. An index of information can be found at:

Alternatively, if you are unable to find the information you require, please contact your HR Team contact