Staff services

2023-24 term dates and College closures

  • Autumn term: 30 September 2023 – 15 December 2023
  • Spring term: 06 January 2024 – 22 March 2024
  • Summer term: 27 April 2024 - 28 June 2024

View full term dates and College closure dates

Support services for staff

Imperial College has a number of staff networks and groups that aim to encourage collaborative working, knowledge sharing, and opportunities for both development and social engagement.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion networks

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion staff networks provide an opportunity for people to share their views on and engage in events and activities that foster an inclusive culture, which improves the working environment for everyone.

  • Able@imperial is open to all disabled staff, staff who support disabled dependents, and staff interested in disability in the workplace.
  • Imperial 600 is the network for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender staff (LGBT) and postgraduates. Straight allies are also welcome.
  • Imperial as One is open to Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) staff and those with an interest in race equality.


Other staff networks

  • Postdoc and fellows networks - there are a number of networks and groups that postdoc and fellows can engage with that aim to encourage collaborative working, knowledge sharing, and opportunities for both development and social engagement.
  • CHERSNet promotes educational enquiry and supports the development and dissemination of educational scholarship at Imperial.
  • Communications networks brings people who have a role in communications together.
  • The PA & Administrator Network offers networking opportunities, support and development for all staff who perform a PA or administrative function as part of their role.
  • The Imperial Technicians’ Network aims to build links, explore areas of common ground and highlight opportunities for personal and professional development.
  • Parents' Network - everything related to being an Imperial parent in one place.
  • Carers' Network - aims to provide all relevant guidance and support information related to being a carer.

There are a wealth of services and resources available to staff to promote good wellbeing and development.

Wellbeing support


  • Staff training and development opportunities to further your development.
  • The Annual Review Conversation (ARC) is an opportunity for staff to have a discussion with their line manager, focusing on everything they need to thrive at work.
  • Staff benefits - explore the range of financial and non-financial staff benefits. These include exclusive loans and money-saving offers, as well as a variety of non-financial benefits.

The Human Resources and Finance divisions provide a range of services and information to staff at the College.

Human resources

  • Salary scales - view the different salary scales at Imperial
  • Annual leave - book annual leave, view Imperial's leave policy and more.
  • Perks at work benefit scheme offers great discounts and other deals on popular retailers and other organisations.
  • College closure days - find out when the College is closed during the year.
  • Pensions - Information on Imperial's pension schemes
  • Annual Review Conversation (ARC) is an opportunity for staff to have a discussion with their line manager, focusing on everything they need to thrive at work.
  • Recruitment and promotions - how to recruit or promote staff.
  • Ask the Staff Hub to support you with enquiries and requests you have about working at Imperial.
  • Jobs - check for job vacancies at the College.
  • Staff training and development - the People and Organisational Development team offer opportunities to further your development.
  • Employee relations and HR policy - the Employee Relations team is responsible for managing formal procedures related to disciplinary and grievance issues, advise on restructuring and change management issues and redundancies.  

View more on the Human Resources section of the website.


View more on the Finance section of the website

Support and information for teaching and research staff at the College.

Academic support

  • The Academic's Success Guide contains materials designed to support you in the various elements of establishing your career as a newly appointed lecturer and leading your first research group.
  • The Education office is composed of a group of services focused on students and staff, in support of the College's commitment to a world class education and to enriching the student experience.
  • The Enterprise team can support you to turn your research into benefits for society.
  • Educational Development Unit offers a broad spectrum provision that provides a needs-based and timely approach to the educational development of all who teach Imperial students.
  • Scholarly communication team helps the Imperial community to communicate and disseminate their research and academic work.
  • Quality assurance and enhancement framework helps to support departments in fulfilling their responsibilities within both the College's quality assurance framework and the broader national and international context.
  • Learning and teaching IT services to support your teaching.
  • Imperial STAR Framework - reflect on your experience to achieve fellowship of the Higher Education Academy.
  • Personal Tutors' guide contains a wealth of tips, advice and tutor and student experiences to guide staff in personal tutor roles.
  • Imperial Consultants - connecting academics and researchers with enterprise.
  • Graduate School - supports the provision of excellent postgraduate education and enhances the postgraduate student experience.
  • Timetabling - access your academic timetable and get support

Research support for staff

There is a comprehensive list of services and support for staff in the Research and Innovation section of the website.

Services and information for staff working on campus

View more on the Estates Operations and Campus Services sections of the website.

Communications services and support

  • The Brand management platform provides you with the design, branding and editorial tools required to produce print and digital materials that best represent Imperial.
  • The Web guide is a toolkit on how to develop effective, user-friendly digital content using Imperial's digital channels like the College website (T4), News, events, social media, blogs and more.
  • The Media guide helps reporters cover Imperial College London's stories.
  • Communications toolkits provides you with a series of comprehensive tools and resources that will help you get started‎ with essential communications activities.
  • Contact the Communications Division contact the Communications Division for help with your communications activities.
  • Staff Briefing is a fortnightly email newsletter for all staff at the College.
  • Social media and multimedia - find out about Imperial's social media channels and how to use them in your communications.

Find out more on the Communications section of the website

Information and Communications Technologies (ICT)

View more on the Information and Communication Technologies section of the website

Our Imperial Values

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