The University of Aberdeen Development Trust is a charity registered in Scotland, no SC002938, which was founded in 1982 with the sole purpose of attracting charitable donations to provide benefit to the University of Aberdeen.

The University of Aberdeen Development Trust is governed by a board of Trustees whose decisions regarding the expenditure of funds attracted by the Trust are made independently of the University and in accordance with the Development Trust’s founding document – its Deed of Trust.

Throughout this website where phrases such as ‘our projects’ are used, this refers to projects that the University of Aberdeen is undertaking, which the Trustees of the Development Trust have independently chosen to direct the Trust to support.