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Wellbeing and benefits

UCL offers staff competitive terms, conditions and benefits. These include development opportunities, a pension, health and wellbeing support, season ticket loans, discounts and a work-life balance.

Being Well at UCL: the new staff Mental Health and Wellbeing plan 2021-22

The purpose of the Staff Mental Health and Wellbeing Plan 2020-2021 (SMHWP) is to outline UCL’s vision and the steps to improve the psychological health and wellbeing of our staff community.  This plan replaces the existing wellbeing strategy, Wellbeing at UCL launched in 2017 and includes longer term aims and interventions beyond 2021. 


UCL also has policies in place to help you achieve the perfect work-life balance, including:

Many health and wellbeing support initiatives are in place for UCL staff:

Further information

  • IoN wellbeing champions: Jacky Bauer and Linda Taib
  • IoN intranet : staff and student wellbeing (internal to UCL staff and students)

Financial benefits

UCL staff also enjoy financial benefits and discounts on products and services, including: 

Professional development

UCL offers career development support for staff:

Human Resources

Find out more information about staff wellbeing, financal benefits, discounts, and more at the UCL HR website.