General Information

Support Staff Association: Home Page

The Support Staff Association (SSA) is the body that represents all University support staff and in doing so provides them with a voice across the University by representing their interests on a variety of sub-committees and groups. It also provides a means whereby support staff can express their views and opinions to the Board of Governors, Academic Council and the Vice-Chancellor. The SSA also aims to help promote and foster a spirit of co-operation between its members.

There are more than 1,300 support staff working across the University in very diverse roles. However, as a member of support staff you are automatically a member of the SSA and as such we are always interested in hearing your views and opinions on any subject related to your working life. We are also very keen to hear from any member interested in getting involved in the work of the SSA.

Click here to contact the SSA and remember to bookmark this page and check back regularly to keep up to date with the latest SSA news and events.

Annual General Meeting

Date: Thursday 6th April 2017
Time: 12.00 - 13.30
Venue: Richmond Building LT3

Please register to attend via Eventbrite.

Clear your diaries for the 6th April because the social event of the year is coming!

That's right, your Support Staff Association (SSA) AGM will be taking place in LT3 in Richmond building, and we need your thoughts, opinions and nominations - and people to help us eat the free lunch.

12:00 Welcome from Nigel Green, Chair of the SSA 
12:10 Elections for your future representatives on the SSA
12:30 Presentation on the "The impact of the estates masterplan on support staff" by Bernie Topham, Chief Operating Officer at the University 
1:00 Q&A session
1.30 Close

Should you have any questions for Bernie please email them to by 24th March, we'll then take a broad selection forward to be asked in a Question Time style. The deadline for questions will be 24th March.

We'll also be electing the Chair, Vice-Chair and Secretary at the meeting. Should you wish to put yourself forward for one of these positions please also email by 24th March.

Executive Committee

Date: Wednesday 22nd March 2017
Time: 10.00 - 11.00
Venue: Spinnaker Sports Centre

Date: Wednesday 24th May 2017
Time: 10.00 - 11.00
Venue: Spinnaker Sports Centre