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Health and Wellbeing

Occupational Health

The University has an Environmental, Health and Safety Services Department of which Occupational Health is part.  OH comprises 1 OH Physician and 1 OH Adviser and offers a number of services including health surveillance and management/self referral.  Please click Occupational health for further details.

Eye Tests

The University will pay up to £50 towards the cost of new glasses if they are required for using display screen equipment.  The employee should forward a copy of the prescription and receipt to Occupational Health for processing.


The University may pay for the cost of up to 6 counselling sessions if it is deemed to be helpful for the employee.  These must be arranged via Occupational Health.

Equality & Diversity

The University of St Andrews is fully committed to respect and fair treatment for everyone, eliminating discrimination and actively promoting equality of opportunity and delivering fairness to all.  Please click Equality and Diversity Inclusion for further details.


The University Chaplaincy is situated centrally in Mansefield, opposite the Student's Association.  The Chaplaincy is used by a variety of students and staff for quiet and reflection, for various meetings, for meeting with friends and for social activities. There is also a meeting and worship place for various major faiths. It is used in particular by Christian, Muslim and Jewish societies, and has a Muslim prayer room. An Orthodox rabbi from Glasgow visits on occasion.  Please click Chaplaincy for further details.


Human Resources

University of St Andrews
Walter Bower House

St Andrews
KY16 0US
Scotland, United Kingdom

Tel: +44(0)1334 463096