OUR BENEFITS

Westminster International University in Tashkent offers you comprehensive health benefits and insurance programmes.

Medical Insurance (Voluntary)
All staff members of WIUT are provided with Medical Insurance cards. New employees receive their Medical Insurance cards as soon as they successfully pass the Probationary period.

Financial aid (in case of erious illnesses, surgery, etc.)
WIUT helps its staff members financially, when they face serious health problems.

Annual medical examination and vaccination against flu
WIUT Health Centre organizes medical examination and vaccination (against flu) every year.
Maternity leave
WIUT offers a two-year paid maternity leave to new mothers.  

Sick leave
Officially recorded absence days of employees, who are unable to work because of illness, is paid by the University.
Paid and unpaid leave
Administrative (professional and technical) and academic staff are entitled to 24 and 48 working days annual paid leave respectively
Employees can request unpaid leave up to three months.

Business travel
Expenses for Staff Exchange Programmes, business trips (conferences, seminars, etc.) are fully funded by the University. It also covers costs of airfare tickets and accommodation. Financial assistance for business trips covers accommodation and travel expenses as well as daily allowances. During business trips an employee retains the right to keep the position and the amount of salary.

The University provides Life Insurance for all WIUT full-time staff members but only whose work record books are kept by the HR of the University (excluding those who have limited contracts for a certain period of time).

Professional development programmes
The university is highly interested in developing its employees through intensive developing programmes aimed at bettering the performance of individuals and groups in university organizational setting. Once the need for development is defined HR will arrange necessary training sessions and thus will assist the University in improving the quality of its staff.

Sport and leisure facilities
The University provides a whole range of sports and fitness activities like badminton, basketball, football, gym and volleyball. The indoor sport centre has an indoor stadium for mini-football, handball, badminton and volleyball. Outdoor sport facilities include basketball and football fields. Moreover, staff members can attend music, art club, yoga and fitness lessons.

Catering
Companies that provide catering in the University are committed to provide the best possible on-campus service to our students, staff and visitors. Campus catering is available upon the request and can be found at Main Building, Academic Lyceum and Amir Temur Building.
The University offers several schemes of a tuition reduction for eligible employees and their family members. A staff member must be employed in a full-time position to be eligible for a tuition reduction benefits. Tuition reduction for bachelor’s degree (100%) is available for the employee’s family members (children) if the employee has worked for the university in a full-time position for more than 4 years. Tuition reduction for master’s degree (70%) is available for the employee if he/she has worked for the university in a full time position for more than 1 year.
 
All WIUT and WIUT Academic Lyceum full-time and part-time staff members, who work at WIUT for more than one year, but only whose work record books are kept by the HR of the University (excluding those who have limited contracts for a certain period of time) are eligible for applying for a Staff Support Scheme (tuition assistance).
The University provides several family support benefits, which include a payment for the purchase of agricultural products – 6 minimum salaries of the Republic of Uzbekistan; financial support for a wedding - 8 minimum salaries of the Republic of Uzbekistan; financial support for Child birth – 2 minimum salaries off the Republic of Uzbekistan; financial support for funerals – depending on the degree of relationship according to the Collective Agreement of WIUT.
Besides that, the University gives interest-free loans for employees, who meet the criteria stipulated in a Policy of Interest free-loans.
In addition to salary, full-time staff members are provided with a partial compensation for travel and food every month.

If you need any further information on benefits, please contact us: hr@wiut.uz or +99871 2387401