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Removal/Relocation expenses

Eligibility criteria

Removal expenses are available to the following employees:

  • You are a newly appointed member of staff.


  • You move from a location of more than 30 miles from the University to a location nearer to the University.
  • Your initial contract is for a period of more than 12 months (minimum of 366 days) and the post is funded by the University and not external money. (Staff appointed to posts financed by outside bodies are NOT eligible for grants towards removal expenses unless exceptional circumstances are approved by the Master or the Quaestor and Factor).

Please see refer to the full Removal and Relocation Policy (PDF, 271 KB) for more details.

Making a claim:

A member of staff wishing to make a claim must contact Mrs Shona Donohoe, Payroll and Pensions Manager before the move takes place. Email:, or Tel: 01334 462559.


Human Resources

Salaries and Pensions
The Old Burgh School
Abbey Walk

St Andrews
KY16 9LB
Scotland, United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1334 462569