Alumni Services

Submit your questions to the General Council

The February 2013 Half-Yearly Meeting of the General Council of the University of Edinburgh will take place in the the School of Law, University of Edinburgh, on Saturday 9 February 2013 from 10.30am to 12.30pm GMT.

Old College courtyard from behind balcony

Professor Charles Swainson, Convener of the General Council's Business Committee, will give his Report to members of the General Council and this is also an opportunity to hear the Principal present the University's Annual Review for 2011-2012.

Meeting agenda

The Agenda for this meeting is available in the Winter 2013 issue of the Billet within Edit which is available to download from the University website.

Edit Magazine

Live webcast

This Meeting will be webcast live and members all over the world will also have the opportunity to submit questions during the Meeting through an email link.

All members are encouraged to participate in the Meeting and to submit online questions.

Live webcast (General Council website)

Submit questions

If you wish to submit a question during or prior to the meeting please send it to:

Please include your full name, degree and year of graduation, and please tell us where you are emailing from so that we can announce this at the Meeting.


Busts in the Playfair Library

We will be holding our usual Reception and Lunch after the meeting in the Playfair Library and are looking forward to hearing from our after-Lunch speaker, Professor Stuart Haszeldine, the world’s first Professor of Carbon Capture and Storage.

About Professor Stuart Haszeldine (School of GeoSciences)

We encourage members to attend this event which is an opportunity to meet and make friends.

We will be happy to accept telephone bookings for this event until Tuesday 5 February.

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