Probation & Mentors

Probation & Mentors


Appointments into the University are made with a probationary period specified. The length of the probation varies according to the nature of the post.

University Probation Policy

Probation Assessment Form

Guidance for using the Observation of Teaching Form Probation

Probation Teaching Observation Form




It is recommended that new employees be assigned a mentor i.e. an existing employee who will provide advice and guidance during, at least, the initial probationary period. 

To arrange a mentor for a member of staff please contact

Please see the University Mentoring Handbook for further information.