Rewards and Benefits
Annual Leave and Closure Days
Annual leave is more generous in Higher Education than in other sectors. The University has a generous holiday entitlement for full time staff of 41 days – 27 days of annual leave plus 6 university closure days and 8 public bank holidays. This is on a pro rata basis for part-time members of staff.
Staff Benefits and Discounts
Working at the University of Leicester also gives you access to a range of excellent benefits, some of the most popular are listed below:
- Generous range of pensions benefits available to all staff
- Green Car Salary Sacrifice Scheme
- Coaching and Mentoring Academy
- Sport and Active Life Memberships
- Staff Health and Wellbeing Events and Activities
The University will consider practical help, where staff find it difficult to balance domestic, family and working commitments, through flexible working arrangements.
The Living Wage
We have committed to paying a Living Wage of at least £9.50 per hour to all University of Leicester staff on the single pay spine. This is part of our ongoing commitment to fair and equal treatment.