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Beyond UCD's campus and facilities, a range of other benefits are available to employees of the university

Reasons to work in UCD

From 'Defined Benefit' pension schemes to Income Protection, there are great reasons to work with UCD.  You can also avail of the "shorter working year" scheme, flexible working arrangements and a variety of leave types.

Supporting learning

Continuous development

At UCD we are passionate about developing our employees, we have in place a (opens in a new window)Performance for Growth (P4G) framework which provides all employees the opportunity on an annual basis, to align their development needs in the context of their work objectives and career aspirations. A number of areas across the University offer training and development to help you enhance your skills and competencies. The People Development Course Portal showcases training providers including; Teaching & Learning and Postdoctoral Researchers Careers. In addition, you'll have access to the LinkedIn eLearning platform, allowing you to control the time, pace, and place of your learning.

Getting about

UCD provides you with the chance to avail of Government Cycle to work and travel pass schemes which offer tax-free bus and rail tickets and bikes for cycling to work. Savings of up to 50% are possible.

UCD also has a (opens in a new window)bicycle shop on campus and a (opens in a new window)Commuting Website to help you plan your journey, whatever method of transport you use.

Communities & Supports

At UCD, employees can connect with communities (like the (opens in a new window)LGBT NetworkMulticultural Employee Network or Staff Disability Network) that share UCD's ambition to create a diverse and engaging workplace.

And when it comes to life's ups and downs, our externally provided, Employee Assistance Service is available 24/7 to employees and their immediate families.