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Mandatory Online Courses

All staff should undertake the following online training modules as part of the induction process:

Information, Management and Policy Services training

Please follow the link above and follow the sign-in instructions, Go to Catalogue to locate the Data Protection Training module. Once located click the red Enrol button (top right corner). Click Yes to confirm enrolment onto the module. Then click the My Course tab along the top of the webpage. The Data Protection Training module will be listed there, click the red Start button to begin. To ensure your test result is saved, or to leave the course and resume later, you must exit by clicking the small grey X on the top right-hand side. Once you have successfully completed the course you should save a copy of your completion email as this may be requested when you access the University Systems.

Please note: the link on page 21 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 module is no longer valid. If you would like more information on records management click here.
For any queries relating to the above three modules, please contact


Diversity and Inclusion at the University of Reading

Please click here to learn more about this training. Please contact Hannah Henretty ( with any queries.


Sustainability training

Please click here to learn more about this training. Please contact Luke Cantellow( with any queries.


Prevent duty awareness training

The Prevent strategy is part of the overall counter-terrorism strategy CONTEST and falls under section 6 of the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015 which says specific authorities, including Higher Education Institutions, must have a "due regard to the need to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism."

An online course has been developed to raise awareness about the Prevent duty, our safeguarding obligations and the way to raise concerns.

For staff who hold roles in the following areas, it is strongly encouraged that you complete this training.

  • Personal tutors
  • Wardens
  • Staff in support centre hubs
  • Security staff
  • Welfare staff
  • Any member of staff organising events 

Please click here access this training and contact Hannah Henretty ( with any queries.


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For Staffing Related  Diversity and Inclusion Matters:

Alan Twyford, Senior HR Partner

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