Induction For All New Staff

Audience: Academic staff, Professional staff, Research staff, Research supervisors

Date: Thursday 29 August 2024

Times: 10.00 to 15.00

Key details: If you have any access requirements, please contact OSDS direct at Lunch will be provided.

Target audience

All New Staff

Follow on course

New Staff Essentials -

Course information

The University wants all  new staff to feel welcome and to settle into their post in the University as quickly as possible.  The Induction  session will provide  key  information you need to adapt to life in St Andrews and get your University career off to a good start. 

The course is strongly recommended as it provides an opportunity for mixed groups of recently appointed staff to find out more about the University.

The programme includes:

  • Welcome from the Principal & Vice-Chancellor
  • Structure of the University
  • Introduction to Teaching and Research & Professional Services
  • The Student Experience

Lunch will be provided.

All new staff should also enrol on New Staff Essentials. This eLearning module provides information on the University, what our priorities are, our strategy, policies and what services we provide.  All new staff are encouraged to participate in both Induction For All New Staff and New Staff Essentials as soon as possible after taking up employment.

For further information, please see the online induction resources:

Aims and objectives

  • Be aware of how the University is governed and run
  • Understand the Student Experience



University Staff


Lower and Upper College Hall - This venue does not have full mobility access. If you have any access requirements, please contact OSDS directly at

Course provider