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HAVE YOUR SAY

There has been a General Council since 1858. It has evolved and developed as the University itself has changed beyond recognition. Not least, the University now has a large and growing professional...

Contacts

The General Council welcomes comments and queries and can be contacted through the current Secretary of the General Council, Professor Ann Smyth, or the Assistant to the Secretary, Ms Alison MacLeary at

General Council Office
The University of Edinburgh
Charles Stewart House
9-16 Chambers Street
EDINBURGH
EH1 1HT

Telephone: +44 (0) 131 650 2152

Email: General.Council@ed.ac.uk

 

 

 

 

 

WHAT'S HAPPENING

The February 2019 General Council Half-Yearly Meeting will be held in the newly refurbished School of Law in the Old College Quad. An early tour of the new facilities, planned for before the meeting, will give members an opportunity to see some of the significant changes and renovations that...

The February 2019 General Council Half-Yearly Meeting will be held in the newly refurbished School of Law in the Old College Quad. An early tour of the new facilities, planned for before the meeting, will give members an opportunity to see some of the significant changes and renovations that...

We have been thinking about how to engage more widely with General Council members to promote our activities.

As an experiment we commissioned a videographer to record some informal moments of the June meeting, particularly reflecting one group's experience of the library tours offered...