The University's governing body is the Board of Governors which is appointed to exercise the functions of management and control although, at an operational level, most of these functions are delegated to the Principal or Vice Chancellor.

The Board of Governors also delegates functions relating to the overall planning, co-ordination, development and supervision of the academic work of the University to the University's Academic Council. Both the Board of Governors and the Academic Council are supported by a wide range of standing and short life committees.

  1. The Chancellor

    Sir Ian Wood

    The Chancellor is appointed as the titular head of the University and confers degrees and other awards. The current chancellor is Sir Ian Wood.

  2. Board of Governors

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

  3. Committees


    Information about the University's committee structure, Board of Governors and Academic Council, including membership, minutes and remit.

  4. Information Governance

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    Information governance at Robert Gordon University is composed of three components; Freedom of Information, Environmental Information and Data Protection.

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  1. 19, March, 2018 Robert Gordon University Reclaims Title at 23rd Aberdeen Boat Race

    RGU Boat Race Winners 2018

    Robert Gordon University has reclaimed the sought-after title today (Saturday, March 17) at the 23rd annual Aberdeen Boat Race, which is sponsored by Aberdeen Standard Investments.  

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