Pay date Dates covered (inclusive)
28th Jan 30th Nov to 10th Jan
25th Feb 11th Jan to 7th Feb
30th Mar 8th Feb to 7th Mar
29th Apr 8th Mar to 11th Apr
28th May 12th Apr to 9th May
29th Jun 10th May to 6th Jun
29th Jul 7th Jun to 11th Jul
30th Aug 12th Jul to 8th Aug
29th Sep 9th Aug to 5th Sep
28th Oct 6th Sep to 10th Oct
29th Nov 11th Oct to 8th Nov
30th Dec 9th Nov to 5th Dec

Permanent staff

We employ several staff to assist the sabbs, SRC, and SAF with achieving the Association's goals.

Most staff work alongside the sabbs on the middle floor of the Union.

General Manager

Dave Whitton


In charge of all permanent staff, Dave is charged with ensuring the smooth running of the day to day operations within the building and helping to facilitate strategic developments within the Association.

Management Accountant and Deputy General Manager

Jillian Cowan


Jillian is in charge of the Cash Office, including budgets and appraisal.

Operations Manager

Chris Clarke


Chris is in charge of operations.

Acting Building Manager

Phil Hulse


Phil has specific responsibilities for porters and security staff.

Human Resources and Education Advocate

Iain Cupples


In HR, Iain keeps the organisation up to date with employment duties. In his other role, he advocates for students facing academic issues with the University.

Administrator, Clerk to Board, and PA to General Manager

Christine Miller


Christine's main role is PA to the General Manager, along with being the Association's main administrator, and Clerk to the Association Board.

Bar Manager

Susan McCulloch


Talk to Susan (Pee) for all things drink related.

Catering Manager

Sam Robertson


Sam deals with all things food, so if you have a question drop her an email.

Technical Supervisor

Rafal Blaszczyk


Raf manages lighting, sound, and AV support for a wide range of events held in the Union.

Design and Marketing Manager

Rachel Hughes


Rachel manages the various design and marketing needs for the Association, from promoting weekly events to getting new companies to visit the Union. She also helps with speciality printing.

Design and Marketing Assistant

Connall Morrison


Connall works with the Design and Marketing Manager to promote what the Union offers to students, staff, and external bodies.


Chris McCue


Chris works the front line in reception, and is likely to be the first face you'll see when you walk into the building. Chris can help with finding your way around the building, room bookings, and general enquiries.