University Secretary's Group

Department list


Communications and Marketing

Communications and Marketing (CAM) promotes understanding of, and support for, the University and its work, and facilitates effective communications within the University.

Development and Alumni

The role of Development and Alumni is to work with the academic community to engage alumni, friends, companies and trusts in the life of the University.

Edinburgh Global

Edinburgh Global works closely with the Vice-Principal International to provide leadership and support to advance the University's global engagement.

General Council

The General Council consists of graduates, academic staff and University Court members.

Human Resources

Human Resources is made up of four business facing teams and a central team of functional specialists.

Internal Audit

The prime function of Internal Audit is to provide the Governing Body (Court), the designated officer (The Principal) and other senior management of the University with an objective assessment of the adequacy and effectiveness of Management's internal control systems.

Legal Services

Legal Services provide legal advice to Schools, Colleges, Support Groups and Services across the University in support of the University's strategic and operational goals.

Records Management

The Records Management Section is responsible for Data Protection, Freedom of Information and Records Management best practice and compliance throughout the University.

Strategic Planning

Strategic Planning is part of the University Secretary's Group, and is led by the Director of Strategic Planning and Insight, Rona Smith

Student Recruitment and Admissions

Student Recruitment and Admissions (SRA) provides a range of information to prospective students attending schools and colleges in the UK and to their parents, advisers or teachers.

USG Business Unit

The University Secretary's Group (USG) Business Unit provides a wide range of services to the Support Group.

Student Experience Services

Overview of departments led by the Deputy Secretary, Student Experience.