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New University of Bradford employees

Congratulations on your appointment - we look forward to meeting you!

Before you start

Before you arrive we ask you to check that the following forms and information have been completed and returned to:

HR Service Centre
Human Resources
Room D36 Richmond Building
University of Bradford
West Yorkshire


Please ensure you have returned your signed contract of employment. This will be put in your personnel file.


Your first day

Getting here

Find out how to get to the University and campus maps on the University's Contact and find us page.

HR meeting

You will have been invited to attend a meeting with HR on your first day (details are provided in your contract of employment). Please attend this meeting and bring with you the following documents:

  • Passport (or original birth certificate & National Insurance card)
  • Visa (if applicable)
  • Evidence of relevant qualifications
  • Bank/ building society account details
  • P45 (if possible) if not a completed P46.


During your meeting with HR on your first day, you will be booked onto the next available corporate staff induction event.

The corporate staff induction will build on the departmental induction that your Academic Faculty/ department will organise for your first couple of week by providing broader information about the University, its vision and culture. It will also give you the opportunity to meet members of the senior management team and to network with other new staff from across the institution.

Compulsory training

Detailed below are required training courses for all members of staff at the University of Bradford:

Staff identification card

As part of your local/ department induction you will be taken to obtain your staff card which will allow access University and car park (if applicable) access. This will be a photo identification card and should be displayed at all times whilst on University premises.

First day parking

You are able to park in our visitors car park on your first day. You should present yourself to the University Reception Desk, Richmond Building or School of Management to obtain a visitor parking permit.

You should enter the University City Campus visitor car park via the Richmond Road entrance, permits for this car park will only be available from Richmond Reception and parking will be offered on a first come, first served basis .

Please note, this facility is only available for your first day and alternative arrangement should be made for future parking.