The election of a Rector in succession to Stephen Robertson MBE will take place from 08 Nov 2011 to 10 Nov 2011.
Outcome of the Rectorial Election November 2011 Announced!
The University is pleased to announce the election of Dr Maitland Mackie as Rector. He will take up office on 1st January 2012.
943 students voted in the election which was conducted using single transferable vote. The outcome ranked the candidates as follows:
- 1st Maitland Mackie
- 2nd Matthew Bell
- 3rd Jim Henderson
- 4th James Steel
- 5th Colin Lawson
- 6th David Craig
For more information on the new Rector and the Universities response to his election.
Voting is open from 9am Tuesday 8th November 2011. All those eligible to vote can do so via the link below.
Voting closes at 5pm on Thursday 10th November.
Provision will be made for those students unable to vote electronically to submit paper votes by post. Applications to vote by post must be made at the InfoHub by 5pm on Friday 4th
Please contact Emma Webb on firstname.lastname@example.org phone 01224 272963 for more information.
Election Rules and Guidance
Download the Rules and Guidance for the 2011 Rectorial Election below
Relevant Dates and Times
|Campaigning to open
||Monday 31 October 2011 at 0.01am
|Opening of Election
||Tuesday 8 November 2011 at 9.00am
|Close of Election
||Thursday 10 November 2011 at 5.00pm
|Announcement of Results
||Thursday 10 November 2011 by 6.00pm
For further information contact Emma Webb
Interesting Facts and Historical Information
The following document was produced by the Scottish Rectors' Group 2007 and provides some more in depth information about the history of The Rector, the role of The Rector and the role of the Rector's Assessor amongst other interesting reading.