Why do we have Promotions?

The University's objective is to be a top 20 University and in order to achieve this we have developed Strategic Enablers:

The University’s strategic plan states that by 2017 we will have:

Ensured that the University career structure incentivises and rewards the contribution of staff across the full range of strategic objectives

In order to meet this aim the University has revised career pathways and promotion processes for academic staff as well as developing a reward and recognition strategy.

The University operates different processes for staff depending on the role:

Contact Details:

For Academic Promotions please contact:

Sian Cushion, Director of HR on ext 6750 or email


Marie Hobman, HR Business Support Manager on ext 4253 or email

For Research Staff Promotions please contact:

Emma Davies, Transformational Lead: Performance on ext 4938 or email