Working / Visiting Overseas
Policy and guidance
The University has developed a range of guidance to assist you if you are planning to work abroad or employ staff working overseas. This can be accessed at the following links.
- Guidance for managers on employing staff based overseas
- Travelling overseas on University business (please note this is an internal sharepoint page requiring login)
- University travel insurance
- University Travel Policy
- Health and Safety - Overseas working
- Health and Safety - Fieldwork
External Relations Office
The External Relations Office has International Officers with responsibility for different countries worldwide. You may wish to contact the relevant Officer for the country you will be visiting to gain an understanding of other current University activity in the area of your proposed travel as well as general guidance for the Country. There may also be the opportunity to participate in wider University wide initiatives while undertaking your trip overseas. For further information please contact the Senior International Officer for the appropriate region:
Guide to other cultures and countries
The guide to other countries and cultures provides a range of resources including links to country guides and guidance on business etiquette and cultural awareness.
The International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association website hosts an interactive map with a wealth of information on attitudes to various LGBTI issues around the world. This may be useful information for staff to take into account when considering working/living abroad.
Useful external links