Unions

Every member of staff has the right to belong to a Trades Union of his/her own choice, or to belong to no Trades Union.

Academic and Academic-Related Staff

University and College Union (UCU)University and College Union

The University of Aberdeen recognises the University and College Union as the appropriate Trades Union for the purposes of consultation and negotiation on the terms and conditions of employment of all staff employed at Grade 5 and above, including employed postgraduates. The UCU has undertaken to consult the BMA on matters affecting medically qualified staff.

For further information, please visit the Aberdeen UCU website or contact:

Dr Rachel Shanks
Room 620
School of Education
MacRobert Building
University of Aberdeen
AB24 5UA
Tel: +44 (0) 1224 27 4871
Email: r.k.shanks@abdn.ac.uk

Secretarial, Technical and Support Staff

UNISONUNISON

The University of Aberdeen recognises UNISON as the appropriate Trades Union for consultation on collective issues affecting Secretarial and Support Staff (other than for those matters negotiated between UCEA and UNISON at national level).

For further information please contact:

Mrs Trish Burnett
Aberdeen University Students' Assocation
Butchart Centre
University Road
Old Aberdeen
AB24 3UT

Tel: +44(0)1224 27 2965
Email: t.burnett@abdn.ac.uk

The University provides check-off facilities for staff who are members of the UNISON under which trade union dues are deducted automatically from salary on a monthly basis.


Unite

Unite

The University of Aberdeen recognises the Unite union (formerly TGWU and Amicus) as the appropriate Trades Union for consultation on collective issues affecting technical and support staff.

For further information, please contact:

Mr Brian Paterson
Department of Chemistry
College of Physical Sciences
Tel: +44(0)1224 27 3804
Email: b.paterson@abdn.ac.uk

  • Visit the UNITE website

The University provides check-off facilities for staff who are members of UNITE under which trade union dues are deducted automatically from salary on a monthly basis.

University of Aberdeen Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health

ProspectProspect

Following the merger of the University with the Rowett Research Institute to form the University of Aberdeen Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health, the University formally recognised the Trade Union Prospect in respect of the RINH staff who transferred to the University upon merger.

For further information, please contact:

Mrs Pat Williams
Tel: +44(0)1224 43 8798
Email: p.williams@abdn.ac.uk