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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

General Council Office
The University of Edinburgh
Charles Stewart House
9-16 Chambers Street
Alison MacLeary - Assistant Secretary
0131 650 2152
Ann Smyth - Secretary
0131 650 2237
Email: General.Council@ed.ac.uk


General Council Half-Yearly Meeting

Saturday 1st February 2020


At its forthcoming Half-Yearly meeting, the General Council will be invited to approve two Motions which appear in the papers for the meeting...

“We Belong We are Edinburgh” and “From Day One” are slogans that symbolise our determination to not only welcome all students to the University but also to sustain that welcome throughout their stay in Edinburgh and as future alumni. The International Standing Committee...

Business Committee members are invited to attend the following standing committee meetings to hear the guest speaker:

Academic Standing Committee 23 January 4.30pm Elder room, Old...