Newcastle University:

  • has Rules of Use for all users of the computing facilities.
  • is committed to sound corporate governance and has a Code of Ethics (PDF, 51KB)
  • has a Safety Policy (PDF, 26KB) and a team of professionals to support staff to undertake their work in a safe manner.
  • acknowledges that second hand smoke is both a public and work place hazard and has therefore adopted a Smoke Free Policy.
  • has a legal duty to comply with Data Protection Legislation when processing information about individuals in accordance with our Data Protection policies and guidance.
  • confirms its commitment to a comprehensive policy of equal opportunities for employees and all students.
  • has in place a number of policies governing external activities carried out by staff including Directorships, Consultancy and other external professional work.
  • welcomes and supports The Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers and expects all Principal Investigators with responsibility for managing research staff to be aware of their responsibilities under the Concordat and to attend briefing sessions to support them in their role as research managers

The University Publications include Annual Reports, Financial Statements, Key Facts and Vision 2021.

Further Information/Policies

New Employee Induction




Support and Wellbeing

Sickness Absence

HR Privacy Policy


Forms for new starters