Recruitment and Selection HR Policy Briefing
Professional Development Programme

Participants: UCL policy requires that all members of interview panels have received training in fair recruitment. This requirement is met by attending the Recruitment and Selection HR Policy Briefing.

For more information about previous qualifying courses, please see Qualifying Courses.

Pre-requisites: None

All UCL staff must attend this briefing to qualify to participate on UCL staff recruitment interview panels.

Anticipated learning outcomes:
By the end of the session participants will have aquired the knowledge required to qualify to sit on a UCL staff interview panel.

  • Develops and delivers the strategy of the team/ division/ department/ faculty / UCL
  • Recruits and manages individuals effectively to create a high performing team
  • Demonstrates a commitment to (and promotes) equality and diversity ensuring UCL is an inclusive environment in which individuals are respected and unacceptable behaviours challenged

Please read the Recruitment and Selection Policy before attending the course.

Post Workshop:
On completion of this briefing you may wish to be added to the ROME approved list as an interviewer and/or Chair. Please note that this will not occur automatically, you will need to be to complete a user access form, which should be signed by your Head of Department and then submitted to the HR Information Office (details at the top of the form).  More information and a downloadable form can be  found at :

Mike Higgins, Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Manager, UCL About the facilitator...
Adam Connell, HR Senior Employment Policy Officer, UCL About the facilitator...
Ben Webb, HR Senior Employment Policy Officer, UCL About the facilitator...

See also:

The two workshops below are designed to assist those members of staff who are involved with processing recruitment through UCL's ROME (Recruitment Online Made Easy) system.

Date, time and venue: 2 hour briefing (monthly).

More dates will be available in the 2017-2018 Academic Year. In the meantime please Register Your Interest by scrolling down the page to How to Book and clicking on the link to the Booking Form. We will then email you when new dates are available.


  • No cost to UCL staff

How to book: Booking Form
NB: If you are due to sit on an interview panel on a particular date, please inform us of this by adding this information to the 'Special Requirements' field on the booking form.

OD Course Contact: Patrick Sampson

Cancellation: Please note that there has been a change to the cancellation policy. The course cancellation and no show fee is £100 starting from the 2015/16 academic year. This charge is applicable to Organisational Development Courses and supersedes all other information regarding this policy elsewhere on the UCL website and training booking system. Additional charges may be incurred on some courses. Read more about cancellation >>.