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Reward and recognition

UCL is committed to recognising and rewarding staff excellence. There are a number of Award schemes to recognise UCL staff's fantastic achievements.

    Rewards and benefits

    UCL provides a range of benefits to all its staff to recognise and reward their contribution to the university.

    Reward Toolkit

    UCL's Reward Toolkit provides practical advice and guidance on recognising and rewarding excellence by Professional Services Staff.

    Researcher-led Initiative Awards

    The Researcher-led Initiative Awards offers funding for early-stage research, teaching staff and postgraduate research students to design, develop and deliver innovative research skills, personal or professional development for their peers.

    One UCL Award

    Reward your colleagues Professional Services and Academic colleagues who have demonstrated outstanding performance in their roles, contributing to the success of UCL by nominating them for a One UCL Award. 

    Festival of Early Stage Researchers

    The Festival of Early Stage Researchers (FESR) is an annual week-long festival, recognising, and celebrating the invaluable contribution from UCL’s early-stage research community.

    UCL Education Awards

    UCL Education Awards recognise staff making outstanding contributions to the learning experience and success of students.

    UCL Sustainability Awards

    UCL Sustainability Awards celebrate the achievements of staff and students across UCL who have made a contribution to UCL's Sustainability agenda.

    UCL Inclusion Awards

    UCL Inclusion Awards recognise work or contributions that individuals or teams make to progressing equality, diversity or inclusion practice within the institution.