Working at UEL
At UEL, we pride ourselves on our growing global footprint and impact, along with our place at the beating heart of a vibrant and richly diverse local community. With civic engagement and widening participation informing how we reach out within east London, we take our responsibility for changing lives seriously, with drive, innovation and a clear sense of partnership.
Determined to address the challenges of an evolving higher education landscape, UEL is creating more focus, more direction and more professionalism around its offering to students and employees alike. We are increasingly investing in world class research and a modern campus that seeks to inspire and enable.
You can look forward to a warm, sincere welcome, genuine camaraderie, career choice and mobility. Your time at UEL will be characterised by support, empathy and an enthusiasm to be flexible around your personal and professional journey. You will find an institution led with passion, visibility and purpose, where your impact, resilience and sense of collegiality will directly contribute to UEL’s future and those of the students whose lives you will touch and change forever.
Facts and figures
We employ over 1500 staff from 67 countries.
As Bronze Investors In People medallists we are in the top 20% of 15,314 organisations that take part.
Staff Benefit Hub
Pensions and finance
Our financial benefits help you plan for the future and also save money now. We offer highly competitive pension schemes, a tax free childcare voucher scheme and season ticket loans among many other financial benefits.
Health, Well-being and Fitness
We know how important staff well-being is to the effective functioning of UEL and so we offer a range of support to promote this. From a dedicated Occupational Health team, to access to specialised medical advice, discounted gym memberships and confidential Employee Assistance Programme, we believe staff should have access to the help they need whatever their concerns.
Professional and Personal Development
Our commitment to staff development and the careers of all our staff is demonstrated with online annual staff development reviews, access to part time study at UEL and an extensive range of courses and events to enhance management, teaching and learning.
Family Friendly Benefits
From childcare vouchers to parental leave policies and flexible working support, we know how important work life balance is to our staff and continue to look at ways to improve support.
No matter how you travel to work, train, tube, bus, bike or car, we can help you save money. We offer season ticket loans on public transport, a cycle purchase scheme, car parking and UEL buses for inter-campus travel.
Equality and Diversity
UEL is a unique organisation with rich diversity among its staff and students. We recognise and welcome the difference that exists among all people within our university community. We place a great emphasis on inclusion and actively promote equality of opportunity and celebrate our diversity.
We have a great working environment where all staff regardless of their background can be themselves and feel a part of the vibrant UEL family. Whether you identify as disabled or LGBT, UEL will always aim to accommodate and be as inclusive as possible so that all staff can be successful and reach their potential.