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 10 December 2020
  • Thursday 04 March 2021
  • Thursday 03 June 2021

There are two statutory meetings of the General Council each year, usually in January and May. 

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

Minutes of Meetings

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2015

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2012

2011

2010

2009

 

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 & Co-opted Members

Current Term of Office Ends

End of Three Terms of Office

Duncan Macniven (Convener)

Mel Roberts (Vice Convener)

Jennie Gibson

Tom Lynch

Kathleen Preston

Jenny Mordue

Graeme Nicol

Euan Mackenzie

Dan Montgomery

Eric Crockart

Jan McRobbie

Willie MacColl

Alan Milne

Brian Wood

Mary Stephen

Lynne Mennie

Mark Strange

Patricia Pugh

Judith Taylor

Lisa Henderson

Susan Strachan

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2026

2021

2021

2021

2024

2021

2027

2021

2023

2029

2029

     

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

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N/A

N/A

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Independent Members of Court

Current Term of Office Ends

End of Three Terms of Office

Nuala Booth

Iain Percival

Jennifer Shirreffs

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.