Class Description: Information about how we manage the human, physical and information resources of the authority. Last reviewed 18 April 2018.

HR Resources

Employment Terms

Staffing Structure

Recruitment policies

Performance Management

Salary and Grading





Staff Development

Staff Records

Staff Facilities

Employee Relations

  • Information on Unions
  • PNCC -  The University Court has established the Partnership Negotiating & Consultative Committee (PNCC) to provide a regular and effective means of partnership discussion, with staff and trades unions and negotiation and consultation on matters affecting terms and conditions of employment (other than matters which are the subject of national negotiations).
  • The University’s policy and procedure on public interest disclosure (whistleblowing)
Physical Resources

Information relating to the University’s estates performance is included in the Estates Strategy document, available here

Environmental Policies

If you have any questions regarding the University of Aberdeen’s commitment to Sustainability and Social Responsibility please contact Fraser Lovie or on +44(0)1224 273165

Please contact:
The Environment Office
University Office
University of Aberdeen
AB24 3FX
Tel: +44(0)1224 272063

Description of the Estate

  • An introduction to the University estates is available here
  • An A-Z list of University buildings, with accompanying location information and map is available here
  • If you cannot find what you’re looking for, please call +44(0)1224 272063 or email
  • For specific information please contact:
    Director of Estates
    King’s College
    AB24 3FX

    Tel: +44(0)1224 272060

Estates Development Plans

  • Information on capital grants and expenditure on buildings, plant and equipment is reported in the University’s annual accounts, available here
  • Current Estates strategy

Maintenance Arrangements


Information Resources

Library and Archive Facilities

Library, Special Collections and Museums are at the heart of teaching, learning, research and public engagement at the University of Aberdeen and form a single directorate headed by the University Librarian and Director of Library, Special Collections and Museums.

For specific information or general enquiries please contact:

The Sir Duncan Rice Library
University of Aberdeen
Bedford Road
AB24 3AA

Tel: +44(0)1224 273330
Fax: +44(0)1224 273956

Head of Museums
Neil Curtis - +44(0)1224 274303

University of Aberdeen Museums
King’s Museum
Old Aberdeen Town House
High Street
AB24 3EN

Tel: +44(0)1224 274330
Fax: +44(0)1224 274302

Searching Catalogues

  • Information on searching the library, archive and museum catalogues
  • Please note that material reference by catalogues will generally be exempted as “otherwise accessible” under Section 25 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, since it is available in terms of the “Library Facilities” Class.

Collections and Collection Strategy

Library Computer Facilities

Other Information Facilities

Major Strategic Documents

  • Information on Museums strategic plans
  • For specific information requests please contact the relevant service (see above)


Please note that material referenced by catalogues will generally be exempted as “otherwise accessible” under Section 25 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, since it is available in terms of the “Library Facilities” Class.

Statement of Public Task required by the ReUse of Public Sector Information Regulations 2015

  • The University of Aberdeen complies with the Re-use of Public Sector Information Regulations 2015.
    These regulate how information produced, held and disseminated by the University Library, Special Collections and Museums is made available for re-use.
    Details relating to our public task, information assets, and contact details for requesting permission to re-use any of the information we produce, hold or disseminate are available here.

University IT Services

Records Management Policy, including records retention schedules

Freedom of information policies and procedures

Data Protection Policy