Organisational Development

Organisational Development (formerly Staff Development) supports the professional and personal development of all staff at the University of Sussex. Find out more about what we offer.

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We are dedicated to enabling our staff to achieve their best through development opportunities. We provide a range of workshops, online learning and resources designed to enhance the skills and knowledge of employees.

Our work leads on University-wide initiatives, such as transformative leadership and management programmes and championing equality and diversity.




Covid-19 and Wellbeing

Please visit the University's staff page about remote working and wellbeing during Covid-19.


Professional Services appraisals - staff appraiser webinars from May 2021


Webinars to support PS appraisers will be taking place from May 2021. Book a place through Eventbrite. You can also view a recordings of a previous webinar: Appraising your staff - for Professional Services appraisers

If you are an appraisee you can view this recorded session: Gaining the most benefit from your appraisal - for Professional Services appraisees

Find more information and support on our appraisals page.


New Wellbeing e-learning for staff

All staff can now enrol upon the new online Wellbeing modules for staff - a comprehensive package covering a range of topics on mental wellbeing.

Just login to LearnUpon and go to Catalogue. There are five modules:

1. Mental health in the workplace

2. Mental wellbeing and resilience

3. Supporting others

4. The law and wellbeing conversations

5. Managing your own self-care and wellbeing

These interactive modules offer information and various tools to support both employees and staff managers.

For help with LearnUpon, please see our online learning page.


Contact us

Organisational Development
Human Resources
Chichester II
T 01273 606755 ext 4806

LinkedIn Learning for Staff

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All staff have access to LinkedIn Learning, which offers an array of e-learning programmes for personal and professional development. You can log in via the ITS LinkedIn webpage.


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