Since Autumn 2012 everyone who
graduates from the University automatically becomes a member of
the General Council.
Other categories of membership will be managed
individually as previously by the General Council Office, to
whom all queries should be addressed.
A register of members is maintained in conjunction with
Development & Alumni. Any changes to personal details should be
The principal communications about the General
Council are to be found in Billet within Edit, the
Annex to the Billet, the General Council website
and in electronic newsletters.
General Council membership as registered at July 2012 is
176,268. Information about the General Council, is made available to students joining the University in the document: The University of Edinburgh: How to Matriculate and Pay your Tuition Fees.