Athena SWAN in SHW

Work/life balance 

One of the main issues in academia is juggling work and personal life. We have developed a number of initiatives to address this problem from the outset. Work/life balance is emphasized during staff inductions, specific initiatives are highlighted in the monthly SHW newsletter and staff away days feature a work/life balance activity, such as yoga or mindfulness. 

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SHW working groups

The activities of these Athena Swan working groups contribute to supporting colleagues' work/life balance:

SHW guidelines 

A number of our guidelines include elements aimed at helping to ensure good work/life balance:

Other SHW resources and initiatives

Related University of Glasgow resources

Main University of Glasgow work/life balance webpage