'How do I ...?' guides

A handy guide with answers to some of the most frequently asked questions by our staff.
01. Arrange academic leave of absence/academic visits
02. Find out about academic promotions
03. Book accommodation on campus
04. Find out about additional salary awards
05. Check my annual leave entitlement (non-academic staff)
06. Make an award nomination?
07. Report a building defect
08. Book a place on the Campus Shuttle
09. Gain card access to other parts of the University
10. Apply for a Career Break
11. Arrange catering for on-campus meetings/events
12. Find out about Christmas closure dates?
13. Book coach travel
14. Make a complaint/grievance
15. Support for staff with a critical illness
16. Find out about the Cycle to Work scheme
17. Find out about where to eat on Canterbury and Medway campuses
18. Find out who's who on the Executive Group
19. Find out more about e-Learning at Kent
20. Access my work emails on my mobile
21. Insert an email signature
22. Claim expenses
23. Find out about family-friendly leave eg adoption/maternity/paternity/parental
24. Apply for flexible working
25. Order furniture and fittings
26. Host a conference on campus?
27. Induct new staff
28. Access my Kent IT account from home (via Kent VPN)
29. Activate my Kent IT account
30. Change my Kent IT account password
31. Set-up my Kent IT account
32. Learn about IT programmes including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Sharepoint
33. Get help with an IT query
34. Find an IT training course
35. Write a job description
36. Activate and top-up my Kent One card
37. Use my Kent One card
38. Become a Kent Sport member
39. Use the library
40. Use the University logo
41. Book a meeting room
42. Organise a campus move
43. Join a music group/activity on campus
44. Give notice to leave
45. Get help with nursery and childcare funding
46. Obtain a staff parking permit
47. See my payslip
48. Apply for new phone lines
49. Check postal delivery and collection times
50. Find a PowerPoint template
51. Connect to my nearest printer
52. Check staff probation arrangements
53. Apply for public service and volunteering leave
54. Book public transport
55. Recruit new staff
56. Check the University's redundancy policy/process
57. Check relocation expenses
58. Prepare for my RPD/appraisal
59. Apply for the SafeZone safety app
60. Find out about salary awards
61. Check salary scales
62. Manage sickness absence
63. Buy/download work-related software
64. Apply for special leave
65. Apply for study funding
66. Apply for study leave
67. Book a teaching room for non-teaching use
68. Arrange travel insurance
69. Check University facts and figures
70. Find out about the University's locations
71. Find out University term dates?
72. Write for the web