'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 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. Refer a member of my team to Occupational Health
47. Obtain a staff parking permit
48. See my payslip
49. Apply for new phone lines
50. Check on postal delivery and collection times
51. Find a PowerPoint template
52. Connect to my nearest printer
53. Check on staff probation arrangements
54. Apply for public service and volunteering leave
55. Book public transport
56. Recruit new staff
57. Check on the University's redundancy policy/process
58. Check on relocation expenses
59. Prepare for my RPD/appraisal
60. Apply for the SafeZone safety app
61. Find out about salary awards
62. Check on salary scales
63. Manage sickness absence
64. Buy/download work-related software
65. Apply for special leave
66. Apply for study funding
67. Apply for study leave
68. Book a teaching room for non-teaching use
69. Arrange travel insurance
70. Check on University facts and figures
71. Find out about the University's locations
72. Find out University term dates?
73. Write for the web