Staff members are eligible for 14 to 42 days of Annual Leave depending on the scheme of service, level of appointment and length of service.
Other leave types which staff members are eligible for, where applicable, include Marriage Leave, Maternity Leave, Paternity Leave, Childcare Leave, Compassionate Leave, Staff Development Leave, etc.
Medical Benefits and Insurance Scheme
All full-time Employees are eligible for medical and insurance coverage under the Flexible Benefits Scheme (FlexBen@NTU). FlexBen@NTU is a flexible benefits programme that allows staff to have a degree of flexibility in selecting the benefits which meet their needs.
Medical Outpatient expenses
Group Hospital and Surgical expenses
Group Term Life insurance
Group Personal Accident insurance
Group Critical Illness insurance
Flexible spending account for purchase of optional benefits
Corporate Discount on Mobile Services
Staff members of the University may enjoy discounts with Singtel / Starhub / M1 on some of their services, at the sole discretion of these service providers.
Training and Development
The University believes that its staff members are its most important asset. It values the contributions made by each and every staff member to the University and strongly believes in helping each staff member to develop to his/her fullest potential through continual training and development.
The University may send its staff for courses organized by external training agencies or for in-house courses. Management and Corporate Services Officers may apply for partial sponsorship of course fees to pursue part-time diploma and degree courses.
Academic and research staff members may be granted Staff Development Leave (SDL) with financial support to attend conferences, courses, research-related visits and Fellowship/Exchange programmes, subject to the provisions in the SDL schemes.
Medical and Psychological Wellness
The University has a medical centre on campus currently run by a private medical group, Fullerton Healthcare Group @ Gethin-Jones. It is an outpatient clinic equipped to provide a full range of general practitioner care for students, staff members and their families. Dental services are also available at the medical centre.
The University, in line with the practices of other universities and with reference to broader societal development, encourages all employees to take a proactive stance on self-care as well as caring for colleagues. Hence, as part of the suite of employee wellness programmes, a dedicated Employee Counselling Service (ECS) has been set up on campus for the convenience of all employees. Staff members may also make an appointment with the NIE Wellness Centre for psychological services and counselling.
Campus Recreation and Wellness (CReW)
Campus Recreation and Wellness (CReW) aims to build a collegial and active campus community, while fostering a vibrant work, live and play environment, and enriching campus life.
CReW offers a variety of activities such as social, healthy lifestyle wellness events, and organises Inter-school games for all staff (employees) of NTU/NIE. This effort not only enhances the vibrancy of campus life but also promotes social integration of NTU/NIE employees.
Sports & Recreation Centre
The University has a Sports & Recreation Centre with a wide array of sports facilities, including an Olympic sized swimming pool, outdoor running track, tennis courts and gymnasium. Staff members are eligible to make use of the sports facilities by paying a nominal fee. Please click here for more details.