The Board of Governors is responsible for the overall strategic direction and governance of the University.

The Board's many powers, functions, duties and responsibilities are set out in the University's Statutory Instrument, the Statement of Primary Responsibilities and the Governors' Handbook.

The following materials are also relevant to University governance:-

Details about the University's two principal committees (Board of Governors and Academic Council) can be found on our Committee pages.

Board of Governors - Minutes and Meetings

The Board is constituted in accordance with the University's formal committee structure.

Chair: Mr Mike Fleming

Secretary: Ms Veronica Strachan

Powers, Functions, Composition and Duties of the Board

Information on the remit, composition, statement of primary responsibilities and code of conduct of the Board of Governors is available on the Governance webpage

Profiles of the Board of Governors


Session 2018/19


Session 2019/20


Session 2018/19

  • Thursday 27 June 2019, Room H230, Ishbel Gordon Building at 11.00 am

External Review of Governing Body Effectiveness June 2018

Future External Committee Members and Potential Board Applicants

The Nominations Committee is keen to receive nominations and build up a pool of potential external Committee members and Board applicants for the future. It is important to note that anyone nominated in this capacity, who then wishes to apply for future Board membership, would need to submit a separate application for this purpose in their own right.

Future External Committee Members and Potential Board Applicants Nomination Form (PDF 56KB)

Board of Governors – Profiles and Register of Interests