Maternity Leave

The University is committed to helping you to be fully aware of all the options available to you when planning for the birth of a child and managing time off in the first year.  This maternity leave guide should be read alongside the University's procedures on Paternity and Shared Parental Leave, to ensure that you know all the options available to you and your family.

This guide explains how much time you can take if you are pregnant and want to take maternity leave, as well as answering frequently asked questions.

Further Information and Downloads

Further information on what you need to know if you want to take maternity leave as well as details of other leave you may be entitled to:

Frequently Asked Questions for Pregnant Employees

If you have any queries about your maternity leave that are not answered below, please contact your nominated Human Resources Officer.