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Human Resources

For current advice on the recruitment of staff during restricted working due to the Covid-19 pandemic, please refer to the Recruitment Guidance (PDF, 54 KB).


Due to the developing situation with Covid-19, the HR team is now working remotely.  HR staff can be contacted using Skype for Business, Teams or email. If you need to speak to someone on the phone, during office hours, please use the relevant number from the list below: 

Director of HR:

+44 (0)1334 46 2556

Deputy Director of HR:

+44 (0)1334 46 2350

Salaries queries: 

+44 (0)1334 46 2559

Pension queries:

+44 (0)1334 46 2546

Recruitment queries:

+44 (0)1334 46 1990

Contractual queries: 

+44 (0)1334 46 2589

Grading/Workforce Planning queries:

+44 (0)1334 46 1650

HR Systems/Data queries:

+44 (0)1334 46 2539

HR Business Partners:

+44 (0)1334 46 2350

For a list of all HR staff contact details, please visit the Human Resources staff page.

For all the latest information and University staff and student communication regarding COVID-19, please visit the Coronavirus information page. 

The University also offers Wellbeing advice for staff including how to stay safe, work remotely, how to take care of your physical and mental wellbeing and where to get help.

Other information

Documents are provided in PDF and Word, to read PDF's a free copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader can be downloaded, also refer to webpages Adobe accessibility or Screen reading for visual impairments.


Human Resources

University of St Andrews
Walter Bower House

St Andrews
KY16 0US
Scotland, United Kingdom

Tel: +44(0)1334 463096


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