Board of Governors

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

Schoolhill building entrance

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. These documents can be found below:

Profiles of Current Governors

Board of Governors Minutes and Meetings

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

Chair: Ms Jennifer Craw

Secretary: Ms Hilary J Douglas

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 2013/14

19 December 2013

3 October 2013

 Session 2012/13

20 June 2013

21 March 2013

20 December 2012

27 September 2012



Session 2013/14

Thursday 3 October 2013 
Thursday 19 December 2013 
Thursday 20 March 2014 
Thursday 19 June 2014   

The above meetings commence at 1.00 pm and will be held in Room H230, Faculty of Health and Social Care, Garthdee

“We were very impressed by the high standards and level of ability shown by the Robert Gordon University students. The legal profession in Aberdeen is thriving and it’s great to know there’s such a great wealth of graduate talent ready to make its mark on the legal sector.”

Bruce Smith Chairman of Paull and Williamsons


  1. 01, September, 2013 Enter the Dragon

    Collections - Enter the Dragon

    Exhibition featuring the work of professional artist and former Gray's School of Art tutor Ian Howard is now on display in the Faculty of Health and Social Care building.  

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