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Welcome to St George’s, University of London! This page aims to give you an overview of the information you will need during your first few months of joining the university.

Getting started

When you join St George’s, you should discuss with your manager the induction and training you require to perform your role. Our induction checklist (Word) outlines the areas that should be covered as part of your induction.

Finding your way around

Download the maps of the campus and buildings (PDF).

Leave and payslips

You can book leave and view your payslips and training history on the MyWorkplace system. A shortcut to it is available on your desktop:

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During the first few weeks of joining St George’s, you will need to undertake a number of core mandatory training courses. Most of these can be done online but you must complete them before you complete your probationary period.

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Mandatory training modules
  • General Health, Safety and Environmental Awareness e-learning

  • Fire Awareness, Display Screen Equipment (DSE) assessment and Manual Handling (where relevant)

  • Equality and Diversity Essential e-learning

  • Working with the Prevent Duty e-learning

  • Data Security Awareness e-learning

  • Anti-fraud and Bribery e-learning

  • Unconscious bias e-learning (only applicable to employees with people management responsibilities)

  • Recruitment and selection training (only applicable to employees undertaking recruitment interviewing)

  • Data Protection Awareness e-learning (only applicable to employees dealing with sensitive/personal data)

In addition, your manager will inform you of any mandatory training required for your role, for example in relation to the technical skills required.


Your contract of employment will specify your probation period, which will be six or 12 months depending on your role. You and your manager should review your probation midway through and at the end, prior to confirming completion. In order to be considered as having completed your probation you should undertake all the mandatory training outlined above.


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