Sharon Sweeney

Student Funding Officer

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Sharon lecturers in Community Learning and Development and has been a CLD practitioner for over twenty years.  Sharon’s areas of interest are in equalities, community development and the power of voice through storytelling.

Sharon was, until recently, the Equalities’ Officer for the University and College Union in Scotland and won the STUC Equalities’ Award in 2017 for her work around disability in the workplace and continues her involvement with the University of Dundee UCU Branch, the UCU Academic-Related and Professional Service Committee, and is the current Chair of the STUC Disabled Workers’ Committee.

Sharon is a current Trustee of the Dundee Citizens’ Advice Bureau and the City of Dundee Educational Trust.

Sharon is a member of Court.

Declared Interests

Declared Interests
Start date on Court 01/08/2017


  1. Trustee of City of Dundee Educational Trust
  2. Trustee of Work Place Chaplaincy Scotland
Other pecuniary interests

Active Trade Unionist: UCU and STUC Positions

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Press release

In an effort to eliminate period poverty, the University of Dundee has announced a pioneering plan to expand the availability of its free sanitary products to include its 3,000 online learners, some as far away as Tanzania and New Zealand

Published on 13 June 2019