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Personal Development

Training and development

Cardiff University is committed to creating an environment in which all staff may realise their potential.

For further information on training and development opportunities please use the following links:

1- Leadership and Management Development

2- Staff Development Programme:

3- Performance Review Procedures:

4- Postgraduate Certificate in University Teaching and Learning

5- Other Sources of Training & Development


Public Engagement

Would you like to become involved in public engagement and science? You can find out more her by following this link:


Family friendly working

See Cardiff University policies at:



MentorSET is a successful mentoring scheme to help women working in STEMM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine) and provides independent mentors who understand the challenges faced and who can assist with support and advice.

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Join GetSET Women: a fast-growing community of more than 1,500 women from all walks of science, engineering, the built environment and technology – plus women who promote gender equality and SET in all sorts of ways.

Please visit for more details


Work Life Balance

Work Life Balance Arrangements at Cardiff University
This document summarises the University’s arrangements for work life balance for staff, including:

A - Maternity Leave Scheme
B - Adoption Leave Scheme
C - Paternity Leave Scheme
D - University Special Leave Schemes
E - Civic and Public Duties Scheme
F - Working Flexibly at Cardiff Scheme

Work Life Balance Policies:


Applying for promotion

The procedures for application for the 2011-12 Promotion Schemes for Academic Staff are available to view in the "Related Resources" section of this page.

This year, there are 4 separate procedures covering promotion to:

    1. Reader and Personal Chair (Teaching and Research Pathway)
    2. Reader and Personal Chair (Teaching and Scholarship Pathway)
    3. Senior Lecturer (Teaching and Research Pathway)
    4. Senior Lecturer (Teaching and Scholarship Pathway)

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