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Policy Update: Annual Leave for Professional and Support Staff
Details on recent changes in the annual leave entitlement for professional and support staff.

Grace Period for Retirements prior to 30th June 2015
The grace period within which pension benefits for retiring staff will be calculated on the pay rate in force prior to 01/07/2013 has been extended to 30th June 2015.  The original deadline was 31st August 2014. Staff members can view their ESS pension records and generate comparative figures via the online pension calculator. Staff members seeking retirement illustrations to 30/06/2015 should contact the Pensions Office by email to

Public Service Stability Agreement (PSSA) 2013 – 2016 (UCD Intranet)
Comprehensive information relating to the implementation of the Haddington Road Agreement

New UCD Staff Discount Scheme
Details of reductions on a range of services and products available to UCD staff.  

New Public Service Sick Leave Provisions Notice - November 2013
The University has been advised by the HEA that sanction has been received from the Department of Public Expenditure & Reform for the introduction of the New Public Service Sick Leave Scheme in the Education Sector with effect from the 1st September 2014.