Human Resources

‌Starting a new role

Whether you are considering starting a new role here at the University of Portsmouth, have been offered a new role or are changing roles within the University, the information below will help to make your move go smoothly.


Applying for a role

Applying for a role

  • Checking our vacancies
  • Making an application
  • The selection process
  • Attending for interview
  • Claiming interview expenses
  • Proving your Right to Work
Your offer of employment and Starter Pack

Receiving your offer of employment and your Starter Pack

  • Receiving your offer of employment
  • Your Starter Pack
  • Health Assessment
  • Providing your details
  • Undertaking a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check
  • Applying for a Visa
  • Claiming relocation expenses
 Arriving from overseas

Arriving from overseas

  • Visas and immigration
  • Accommodation
  • Registering in the UK
  • Finance
  • Childcare and schools
On your first day

On your first day

  • Reporting for work
  • Meeting with HR
  • Pension schemes
  • Dress code
  • Collecting your University card
  • Travel and parking


  • Welcome to the University
  • Welcome to your department
  • Welcome events and Staff Induction Conference
Probation   Your probation period  
  • Aims of the probationary process
  • Principles of the probationary process
  • Timescales and suitability
  • Assessment criteria


Where to find out more

The links below will give you more detailed information you may find useful.

About the University

About Portsmouth

Further assistance

Use this help form  to get in touch (please note that you need to be logged into your UoP staff email account to access this form).



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