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If you know which Professional Services division you need you can contact them directly, or use the table below to find a particular service or resource.

Service/resourceSummary
Academic Quality and Partnerships Office (AQPO) Formerly part of the Education Support Unit (ESU). Quality framework and partnerships; curriculum assurance; student experience.
Animal Services Unit Facilities, services and advice for all staff who carry out research using animals
Bicycle users group Advice for cyclists: training, routes, safety, security and facilities
Blackboard Blackboard is the centrally supported online learning environment
Bristol SU Online Shop For University of Bristol branded products from clothing and souvenirs to stationery, visit The Basket, The Bristol SU Shop
Calendar Centrally supported Google calendar used by all staff
Car parking Permits and charges, parking map, rules etc
Catering Menus, prices and information on how to order from each supplier
Centre for Sport, Exercise and Health Opening times, facilities, clubs, memberships and sports medicine clinic
Cleaning List of cleaning services, times and frequencies, contacts
Contacting people Staff Contact Directory
Customer Relations and Student Marketing Help and resources for staff involved in marketing activity for student recruitment
Disability Services A confidential service providing information, advice and guidance if you have a disability. Find out more about who the team support.
Equality and Diversity Work and family; flexible working; carers; women in academia; policies, reports and training
ERP (Agresso) Finance (including expenses), payroll, HR and procurement
Estates Assistants Estates assistance' services (formerly known as portering) and contacts.
Estates Office Request maintenance work or project work via the Estates Office website.
Examinations Office Organising examination sessions; processing the award of degrees, certificates and diplomas; requests for verification of awards.
Finance Services Financial and management accounts; salaries and pensions; income collection; financial planning and budgets; tax; compliance; subsidiary companies; endowment funds and other investments
Financial reporting List of financial reports that are available through the Business Objects application
FLUFF Facility to upload large files. Allows users to distribute files (up to 2000 MB) to others (both within and outside the University) without transmitting the files by email.
Gmail Centrally support email used by all staff
Governance and senior staff How the University is run: policies and strategies; Court, Council and Senate; publications and reports; charter and regulations; divisional and school reviews
Heads of schools and centres (PDF, 37kb) List of all the heads of schools and centres
Human Resources (HR) Guidance and policies; staff development and coaching; career framework; salary scales and grading; working environment
Information security and data protection How to keep the University's data, sensitive research data and your personal data safe. Security awareness, training and policies.
Insurance Property, computer, income, motor/car, legal liability, travel, personal accident and claims
International visits Guidance for staff receiving international visitors (levels of hospitality, what to remember etc)
IT service desk First point of contact for questions, problems or requests relating to IT services
IT Services Technical support for learning, teaching, research and administration across the University
Jobs Search for jobs (including jobs for internal candidates only); terms and conditions of employment; eRecruit
Key dates Teaching blocks, student vacation dates, University closures, examinations, graduation ceremonies, University almanac and University Google calendar
Learning Facilities Management Support for: central teaching spaces (eg lecture theatres, seminar and tutorial rooms); specialist spaces (eg labs and computer labs); audio visual equipment; loan equipment; and room requests
Library Locations and opening times; collections and resources; research support; contacts
Local travel and transport Local travel information and initiatives
Maps and travel University Google map and maps to print (campus map, student residences and travel map; walking directions and map; Langford campus and local area map)
Maternity information and FAQs Sources of information; support before, during and after maternity; pay; paternity
Mediasite Mediasite is an educational project which aims to enrich the learning and teaching experience for students and staff
Merchandise University of Bristol branded merchandise
Multifaith Chaplaincy Opportunities to explore spirituality, faith and belief; confidential personal support; religious advice and information
MyBristol University portal access to email, calendar, timetables, Blackboard, library account, student information and more
MyReview Centrally supported online staff review system that supports completion of forms, meetings, and records outcomes
New staff Frequently asked questions for new staff
OnCourse Courses and training for staff
Open Access publishing Open access is free, unrestricted online access to research outputs
Organisational hierarchy List of all departments, schools and units showing the organisational structure of the University
Pensions Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS), University of Bristol Group Pension Plan (UBGPP), University of Bristol Pension and Assurance Scheme (UBPAS), NHS Pension Scheme
Positive working at Bristol How the University supports, recognises and develops its staff
Postal services How to send post, postal rates and franking
Postgraduate admissions system (Apply Yourself) System used by staff to process postgraduate applications: ApplyYourself Webcentre
Press and media enquiries Support for University press releases, publicising research and information on how to talk to the media
Print Services Posters and banners, printing and stationery, copying, binding and finishing
Proactis Integrated purchasing system used for purchasing goods, processing supplier invoices, generating invoices for customers, claiming expenses and fees, and authorising spend
Procurement How to purchase and which suppliers to use
Professional Services List of Professional Services and their activities
Pure Centrally supported research information system that enables collection, organisation and integration of information about University research
Recycling How, where and what you can recycle. Includes Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) forms for disposal and decontamination
Remote desktop Allows you to work remotely using a full computer desktop (as if you were using your work computer on campus)
Research facilities and services List of research facilities, services and contacts (includes the University's equipment catalogue)
Research funding Where to get help to find research funding opportunities (current calls, specific funding, schemes including EU and international funding)
Research publicity How to publicise your work (press releases, events listings, research news and the Directory of Experts)
Research staff Mentoring, career advice, training, research staff reps, and more
Resource Managers Group Support, peer networking and professional development for resource managers in schools and faculties
Re:Store Recycling furniture and office/lab supplies between departments around the University - search listed items or place an advert (works like Freecycle)
Salary scales Salary information
Safety and Health Guidance, training and policies
Secretary's Office Legal advice: computer use, compliance, data protection, freedom of information, insurance, records management, student rules and regulations, staff and student discipline
Site Services See postal services, cleaning or portering.
Staff counselling Counselling, coaching and mediation
Staff Development Learning and development opportunities for academic and professional services staff
Staff discounts A blog where staff can find out about discounts available to them. New offers are added regularly; sign up for email alerts.
Staff info View and update your personal details currently recorded in the Personnel Information Management System (PIMS)
Staff mediation service Mediation is a voluntary process that supports people in a dispute to attempt finding a resolution
Staff social How to get connected with the University community – its events, clubs, people and places
Staff Ucards How to use your Ucard; lost or replacement cards; photo upload
Staff who support students Advice and support about independent learning, undergraduate student support, plagiarism and placements
Stress A gateway to a wide range of services, knowledge and expertise that will help you and your colleagues understand, manage and reduce work related stress and encourage and improve your physical and mental wellbeing
Style guides Style guides for web, print, writing, video and audio
Sustainability How to be sustainable at work: A-Z of waste and recycling, Green Impact, Sustainable labs and travel
Technology enhanced learning (TEL) Formerly part of the Education Support Unit (ESU). Advice, support and training on tools including Blackboard, Questionmark
Timetables Timetable reports for course units and programmes (allows you to filter lists by faculty)
Timetabling and web room bookings Information for academic and Professional Services staff
UNISON University of Bristol UNISON Branch (trade union)
Unit/programme approval Unit and Programme Management System supporting the process of creating and revising existing units and programmes, and annual unit updates
Unite the Union University of Bristol Unite the Union Branch (trade union)
University and College Union (UCU) UCU University of Bristol Branch (trade union)
Visual identity and brand guidelines Stationery, imagery, maps, signage, University profile, crest, email signatures, logo, MS Office templates etc
Web publishing style guide Managing a website; policies; systems and tools; intranets; training and support
Wiki service Confluence wiki that makes it easy for you and your team to share information
Work and family How to balance work and family
Yammer Yammer is the University's chat, networking and community app, part of Office 365
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