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Staff Benefits


The University offers a number of benefits to enhance the employment of our staff:

  • The University is an agile and flexible working employer and there are a range of working patterns offered, depending on role requirements.
  • University staff are auto enrolled in either the Teachers’ Pension Scheme (academic staff) or Local Government Pension Scheme (professional services staff).
  • Holidays - Staff have favourable working hours and a generous holiday entitlement (25 to 35 days each year) and Bank Holidays. Christmas closure days are in addition to these holiday entitlements.
  • An enhanced Occupational Sickness Benefit scheme, in addition to Statutory Sickness Scheme payments.
  • Occupational maternity, paternity, shared parental and adoption benefits to supplement employees' statutory entitlements.
  • A comprehensive in-house Professional Development programme covering a wide range of development opportunities to enhance the capabilities of staff and support their career development.

  • Mentoring Scheme - All staff are supported throughout their career by an experienced member of staff who will act as a mentor, offering support and advice.
  • Subsidised Inter-site transport to Bognor Regis, Fishbourne East and Chichester providing good connection with local transport links including rail.
  • Discounted Gym membership. At our Chichester campus there is an on-site sports centre comprising fitness suite, climbing wall, sport hall and other fitness facilities.
  • On-site shop at Chichester campus.

  • On-site parking is available with a monthly or daily charge scheme.
  • On-site catering is provided at both campuses including on site coffee shop facilities.
  • Beautiful green campus environment, both in Chichester and Bognor Regis, with many lovely spots for lunchtime strolls or meetings.
  • Free staff membership of Learning Resource Centres with newspapers, periodicals with free internet, book loans and equipment for staff.
  • Cycle to work scheme enables employees to purchase a bike at a reduced rate. Staff can opt to make payments from their salary over a number of months.