Learning and Development
Cadenza is the University’s innovative Professional Development Framework for staff who teach and
support learning and is designed to enable you to gain national recognition for your talents, strengths and achievements.
Learning and Development is part of
Human Resources. We provide training and development opportunities for all
groups of staff at the University and are committed to developing a supportive
and stimulating workplace. A range of courses and resources are available which
are tailored to your roles and responsibilities. These will guide your career
planning and help you to recognise the depth and breadth of your talent. Browse
our events for
forthcoming opportunities and our resources
for supporting materials. Be sure to find out more about
University's new Professional Development Framework for staff who teach and
We can support you to:
- Complete the induction process
- Identify your training needs
- Acquire new skills
- Take part in accredited programmes of professional development
- Network with colleagues and share knowledge
- Work in an inclusive environment and respond to legislative requirements
Browse our comprehensive programme of events for this academic year, month by month.
You'll find sessions relating to academic practice, professional development, and personal development, whatever your role.
Resources and projects
We house the University’s good practice resources. These resources allow you to
find out what colleagues are doing, share your own good practice, apply for funding opportunities and download
information on key areas of learning and teaching.
New staff members
Are you a new member of staff?
We want you to have the relevant skills, knowledge and experience
to undertake your role and responsibilities effectively. Browse our induction information
to find out about the training and opportunities available to you.