Family friendly policies

Maternity leave, paternity leave, shared parental leave, flexible working, time off for dependants, policies and more

The University has a number of family friendly policies and initiatives, including policies for staff and for students.

Initiatives to support staff:

Initiatives to support students:

The University of Edinburgh Maternity Leave Toolkit provides information and guidance to staff and managers on the maternity leave process.

Flexible Working

The University of Edinburgh prioritises a supportive and friendly working environment for staff and students at the School of Engineering. In this feature we share some examples of staff members that are, or have previously, utilised the University’s policies on Flexible working. Follow the link below and click on the names listed to find out about some case scenarios for Flexible working at the School of Engineering.

Mother and child working together
Family friendly policies