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Take an active role in the General Council

Interested in becoming a member of the General Council Business Committee? This is your opportunity to learn more about the working of the University of Edinburgh at a time of change and to guide the programme for the General Council which contributes to its governance.

The agenda is broad and we need a breadth of skills, experience and backgrounds to fulfil our role.

For more information about the General Council, its activities and events visit the General Council website.

Plsu find out what other members have to say about why you should consider joining the Business Committee:

Video: GCBC
GC BC discuss being on the committee

Call for nominations

In February 2022 there will be an election for five members of the General Council’s Business Committee.

Nomination forms can be downloaded from the General Council website.


They can also be requested by e-mail from the General Council Office:

Completed nomination forms must be returned to the General Council Office by 5pm, 24 November 2021.

Voting in the elections

Information about candidates will appear on the General Council website and in Billet.

Voting will open on 5th January 2022.

The poll will close at 5pm on 8th February 2022.

The result will be announced at the General Council Half Yearly meeting on 12 February 2022.