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Parental Leave

The University policy on Maternity leave is the authority from an employment perspective.
The School’s parental leave policy describes the local school arrangements and process for staff.
The University has a parental leave policy for PG research students. Although PG students are not employees and therefore not entitled to paternal leave per se the school has a parental leave policy for PG students who are interrupting for maternity/paternity/adoption.
The School has a policy on parents returning to work