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Finance and Corporate Services

Finance Services provides a full finance and accounting service for APUC and UCSS.
It also provides, on a shared services basis, the Finance service to the North East Universities Purchasing Consortium (NEUPC), which is based in Leeds.

The key contact for Finance Services is Elizabeth McFarlane

Operations and Communications

Operations and Communications covers the following service areas to maintain the infrastructure of APUC and UCSS:

  • Communications
  • Facilities Management
  • In house ICT Support
  • Health & Safety (supported through a shared service arrangement with Queen Margaret University)

The key contact for Operations and Communications is Norice Bain


Governance and FOI support.

The key contact for Governance is Michael Caithness

Human Resources

Human Resources looks after all of APUC and UCSS's staff and recruitment services. HR services is partly managed via a shared service arrangement with Queen Margaret University.

Vacancies for roles in APUC and UCSS are advertised on the Careers page.

The key contacts for the Human Resources service are:

Julia Edgar

Health, Safety and Wellbeing

The health, safety and wellbeing of our staff is of paramount importance to us. Our Health, Safety and Wellbeing provision is partly managed via a shared service arrangement with Queen Margaret University

Our Health, Safety and Wellbeing Policy Statement can be found here.

The key contact for Health, Safety and Wellbeing is:

Norice Bain
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