New employees with an appointment for over six months will be invited to attend an orientation session. Both the Executive Board and the Faculty Boards feel it's important that all new staff members should participate, in order to help colleagues to bond and receive.
You are now part of a community of some 7,000 Utrecht University staff. The University is spread across three campuses and comprises 7 Faculties and 6 Graduate Schools. New staff orientation sessions focus on creating connections between staff and the University as their employer. Topics covered include the core activities, values and ambitions of Utrecht University. Some Faculties host additional Faculty-based orientation sessions, which are designed to introduce new staff to their work environment. The orientation sessions are held six times a year, on a Monday morning from 9.00 AM - 12.00 AM at the Academiegebouw of Utrecht University.
There are plenty of opportunities within the University for staff to meet and socialise: