The Business Committee consists of 21 elected graduates, four Independent Members of Court and four Ex-officio members. The Committee has a duty of dialogue with the University Court on all matters relating to the well-being of the University, and meets four times a year.

Schedule of Meetings and Previous Minutes

The dates of upcoming Business Committee meetings are as follows:

  • Thursday 7th November 2019
  • Thursday 5th March 2020
  • Thursday 04 June 2020

There are two meetings of the Statutory Meetings of the General Council each year. The next meeting will take place in January 2020 (date to be confirmed)

All members of the General Council are welcome to attend the  statutory meetings to hear about news and developments at the University.

Minutes of Meeting

2019

2018

2017

2016 2015 2014
2013 2012 2011
2010 2009 2008

 

Members

If you want to have a more active role in the General Council, you can stand for election to the Business Committee. Please use our get in touch form to find out more.

Elected Members

Current Term of Office Ends

End of Three Terms of Office

Nigel Lindsay (Convenor)

Mel Roberts (Vice Convenor)

Stephen V Duggan

Tom Lynch

Victoria Aston

Jenny Mordue

Graeme Nicol

Euan Mackenzie

Duncan Macniven

Eric Crockart

Jan McRobbie

Willie MacColl

Alan Milne

Brian Wood

Mary Stephen

Lynne Mennie

Mark Strange

Vacant

Vacant

2019

2021

2019

2019

2019

2019

2019

2020

2020

2020

2020

2021

2021

2021

2021

2021

2021

N/A

N/A

2019

2021

2019

2022

2025

2025

2025

2020

2023

2026

2026

2021

2021

2021

2024

2021

2027

N/A

N/A


Co-opted Members

Current Term of Office Ends

End of Three Terms of Office

Patricia Pugh

Judith Taylor

2021

2020

2021

2023


Ex-officio Members

Current Term of Office Ends

End of Three Terms of Office

Principal and Vice-Chancellor

Clerk & Registrar to the General Council

Rector

President of AUSA

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A


Independent Members of Court

Current Term of Office Ends

End of Three Terms of Office

Nuala Booth

Colin Duncan

Iain Percival

Jennifer Shirreffs

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Elections

Appointment of Members of the Business Committee of the General Council

Members of the Business Committee are elected by the General Council and can serve three terms of three years. Elections take place on a rolling annual basis depending on vacancies.

Notice of Elections will be published on this website.