The General Council


The latest news from the General Council

King's Birthday Honours List June 2024

The General Council offers congratulations to members who received an award in the 2024 King's Birthday Honours List

General Council correspondence with the University Court on People and Money

A view of Old College quad
The Education (Scotland) Act 1858, which established the General Council, gave it the right to make representations to the University Court on matters concerning the prosperity and wellbeing of the university.

International Standing Committee Meeting 7 May 2024

Singapore skyline
Members of the International Standing Committee met with the Vice-Principal International for an update on the University's Global Plan and were joined by the International Dean for SE Asia and Australasia to look at the University's engagement within the region

Finance and Services Standing Committee Meeting 21 May 2024

A female research student standing between two university library bookshelves, holding a book and looking at books
The Committee received a presentation from Mr Gavin McLachlan, Vice-Principal and Chief Information Officer and Librarian to the University

Academic Standing Committee Meeting 28 May 2024

The Committee met with Professor Colm Harmon, Vice-Principal Students, to hear progress on the University's Curriculum Transformation Project

Public Affairs Standing Committee Meeting 13 May 2024

1. Supporting social impact: enabling positive social change
The Committee met with Gemma Gourlay, Head of Social Impact, to talk about the Year 3 Report of the University's Community Plan.