The University's statutory and compliance training requirements.

The staff who should attend those courses is shown. For some courses, training is only required if staff are involved in relevant activities.

Required training for all staff

These training items will be assigned to you upon the start of your contract at the University, which you must complete:

Other training is allocated based on the role that you fulfil, these include:

Equality, diversity and inclusion

Members of staff participating in recruitment and selection should undertake the Introduction to Unconscious Bias module and the Unconscious bias in recruitment and selection module.

Finance and procurement

Fundamentals of Finance at University of York provides an introduction to the University's Finance Department. This course is aimed at new staff, administrative/ financial/ research staff and managers (who wish to review the financial policies and procedures) in academic departments and support services with operational finance as a significant part of their role.

HR policies and procedures

For line managers, departmental administrators, College Provosts, and all senior managers (including section heads, Heads of Department and UEB members)

Health, safety and welfare

Our Health & wellbeing hub provides links to training and advice to help staff look after their health and wellbeing.

Health & Safety Services supports all University staff and students to ensure that they have the correct Health & Safety Training to fulfil their responsibilities under the safety management policies and procedures of the University.

Information management

Information & Cyber Security Awareness and Data Protection training is provided by IT Services through the MetaCompliance portal. For any enquiries about this training, please contact


All staff undertaking research need to comply with: