'How do I ...?' guides

A handy guide with answers to some of the most frequently asked questions by our staff.
How do I...?
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. Find the latest Athena Swan news
07. Make an award nomination?
08. Report a building defect
09. Find out the latest on Brexit
10. Book a place on the Campus Shuttle
11. Gain card access to other parts of the University
12. Apply for a Career Break
13. Arrange catering for on-campus meetings/events
14. Find out about Christmas closure dates?
15. Book coach travel
16. Make a complaint/grievance
17. Support for staff with a critical illness
18. Find out about the Cycle to Work scheme
19. Find out about where to eat on Canterbury and Medway campuses
20. Find out who's who on Executive Group
21. Find out more about e-Learning at Kent
22. Access my work emails on my mobile
23. Insert an email signature
24. Claim expenses
25. Find out about family-friendly leave eg adoption/maternity/paternity/parental
26. Apply for flexible working
27. Order furniture and fittings
28. Host a conference on campus?
29. Find who to contact in Human Resources (HR)
30. Induct new staff
31. Access my Kent IT account from home (via Kent VPN)
32. Activate my Kent IT account
33. Change my Kent IT account password
34. Set-up my Kent IT account
35. Learn about IT programmes including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Sharepoint
36. Get help with an IT query
37. Find an IT training course
38. Write a job description
39. Activate and top-up my Kent One card
40. Use my Kent One card
41. Become a Kent Sport member
42. Find the latest Learning & Organisational Development news
43. Use the library
44. Use the University logo
45. Book a meeting room
46. Organise a campus move
47. Join a music group/activity on campus
48. Give notice to leave
49. Get help with nursery and childcare funding
50. Refer a member of my team to Occupational Health
51. Obtain a staff parking permit
52. See my payslip
53. Find out about my pension scheme
54. Apply for new phone lines
55. Check on postal delivery and collection times
56. Find a PowerPoint template
57. Connect to my nearest printer
58. Check on staff probation arrangements
59. Apply for public service and volunteering leave
60. Book public transport
61. Recruit new staff
62. Check on the University's redundancy policy/process
63. Check on relocation expenses
64. Evidence my right to work in the UK
65. Prepare for my RPD/appraisal
66. Apply for the SafeZone safety app
67. Find out about salary awards
68. Check on salary scales
69. Manage sickness absence
70. Buy/download work-related software
71. Apply for special leave
72. Apply for study funding
73. Apply for study leave
74. Book a teaching room for non-teaching use
75. Arrange travel insurance
76. Check on University facts and figures
77. Find out about the University's locations
78. Find out University term dates?
79. Write for the web