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King's College London Maternity & Paternity Leave

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  • Aug 07, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current IT in London, England

    I understand that one can take up to a year off work for maternity leave. Not sure about paternity leave.

  • Jun 23, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current International Officer in London, England

    Maternity leave package is 12 months which is very good and important for new mums.

  • Sep 22, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Research Associate in London, England

    On the plus side, maternity pay is centrally funded by the university, not by projects / departments, and is fair. However, I've subsequently found that some other Russell Group universities have more generous pay/leave conditions. In my experience, the level of support you receive is ad-hoc and pretty much down to who your line manager is, which is far from ideal. Equality training for staff around maternity I found to be poor (despite Athena Swan-type accreditation) however this may have improved over the last couple of years.

  • Jul 30, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in London, England

    Heard that maternity and paternity leave is available in this institution, which is a standard practice.

  • Jan 03, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in London, England

    KCL offers the standard maternity/paternity leave as is required by law. Luckily my managers were nice and understanding and were flexible in terms of start times etc.

  • Aug 19, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Current PhD student in London, England

    You don't have as a PhD student

  • Jun 23, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in London, England

    The maternity leave offered by KCL is fairly generous

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