eVision is the University Student Management system and the eVision training modules are provided by the SMS Support Office. The modules include both eLearning and face-to-face training modules. Recommendations for the modules required by an individual staff member are based on Job roles/Positions and are available in an AskSMS FAQ, along with an annual calendar.
The modules are designed to be informal and self-paced with examples, exercises and open discussion. Training modules are scheduled throughout the year and presenters are able to provide one-off sessions for departmental requests, or one-on-one sessions when the need arises.
Financial Services Training
The financial training modules provided by Financial Services cover all aspects and levels of financial administration and financial management to assist University staff members in their respective financial administration roles. The modules are designed to be informal with examples, exercises and open discussion, and FSD will be pleased to receive feedback from staff.
Training modules are scheduled throughout the year and presenters are able to provide one-off sessions for departmental requests, or one-on-one sessions when the need arises.
Higher Education Development Centre (HEDC)
Services provided include:
- Professional development of Academic Staff
- Evaluation of teaching and courses
- Development of Educational Technology
- Student Learning assistance and development
- Research in Higher Education
- Other professional and academic activities
Human Resources Professional Development
The General Programme covers topics including professional, personal and communication skills and as well as topics such as inclusivity and career development open to all staff.
Information Technology Services (ITS)
ITS provide computer training courses ranging from basic keyboarding skills to advanced technical subjects.
Courses usually are 1 or 2 hours, most are free for staff, and you can book a place online. Individual tuition or group sessions are also available.
Learn more about ITS training courses.
Occupational Health & Safety Training
The following courses are available to all staff:
- First aid training
- Computer health and safety
- Fire wardens
- Back care
- Laboratory health and safety
Learn more about Occupational Health & Safety training.
Staff Development Policies and Processes
Find out more about Academic Development Including Confirmation of Appointment, Scholarship Development Process and Research and Study Leave.
The University supports the professional development of staff by granting various levels of fees subsidy and time to attend classes for staff who wish to study both internally and externally. Certain conditions apply. Find out more about Study Assistance
Professional Development Review for General Staff
The annual Professional Development Review gives general staff an opportunity to discuss and plan their professional development with their manager/supervisor on a confidential basis. Find out more about General Staff Development Policies and Processes.
Women's Professional Development Options
- The Women's Professional Development Programme supports the professional development of women within the University.