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Our Development and Learning Provision

OD&PL are committed to developing the skills and confidence that enable staff and postgraduate researchers to contribute effectively to the success of our University. We provide a range of flexible services that are effective, relevant, timely, accessible and support the University's strategic imperatives. Please visit the following links below which will take you to our respective OD&PL websites.

Development for All Staff

Personal and career development opportunities and support for all staff.

Digital Capabilities

Supporting colleagues and the organisation to assess and enhance their digital capabilities and practice

Leadership Development

Leadership development opportunities, resources, and information.

Management Development

Management development, support, and resources.

Researcher Development & Research Culture

Promoting a postive and inclusive research culture to produce research excellence.

Student Education Development

Developing, sharing, recognising and rewarding effective practice.

Quick Links

New Staff Welcome Page

Information and guidance for new staff joining our University, including links to upcoming welcome events, and the University induction checklist.

LinkedIn Learning

Students and staff at Leeds have free access to all LinkedIn Learning courses to develop their skills and support personal and career development.

Belonging at Leeds

This guidance helps colleagues to understand belonging at Leeds and how we can contribute to this crucial aspect of our student's time at Leeds.


Congratulations to our University of Leeds Aurorans 2023!

Congratulations to our University of Leeds Aurorans 2023. Find out more about our latest cohort and the Aurora leadership development programme for women.

UK Disability History Month 2023 

UK Disability History Month 2023 (UKDHM) runs from 16 November to 16 December 2023.  UKDHM began in 2016 and it is an annual event focused on the history of disabled people’s fight for equality and human rights.  This Autumn 2023 UKDHM focusses on the Experience of Disablement amongst children and young people in the past, now...

In conversation with...Natalie Sem

Welcome to our ‘In Conversation with…’ series, introducing you to some of the learners from our grade 2-5 development programmes as they reflect on their experiences. In this article we speak to Natalie Sem (Peer Support Assistant, Careers Centre).

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