This category covers information relating to the way the institution is governed and how decisions are made. It includes information on the legal status of the institution, which individual member of staff or group within the organisation is responsible for specific functions and where they fit in the overall structure of the organisation.
Information on how the institution was established and its standing from a legal perspective
The institution's governance structures and related operational procedures
Description of Statutory Bodies (e.g. Court, Academic Council, Alumni Association). Arrangements for appointment to statutory bodies. Standing Orders or other similar documents describing operational procedures:
62 Appointment of Members of Court by Court (Governance and Nominations Committee)
The institution's arrangements for compliance with good governance precepts
The University follows the guidelines for good governance in the Scottish Code for Good Higher Education Governance (*):
Conflict of interests policy
The institution's conflict of interests policies
The Governance Handbook contains information on the circumstances in which members of the governing body are expected to declare potential conflicts of interest:
Register of interests
Institutional register of interests
Register of interests for members of the governing body:
A description of the institution's major organisational units and how these relate to each other
Description the institution's major organisational units and how these relate to each other.
Organisational Chart (PDF 248 kb)
Contact information, responsibilities/activities and staff details for major organisational units:
The activities of major committees with devolved decision-making powers
Memberships and remits of University Court and Academic Council:
Remits of other committees:
Details of current committee membership are available on request from Policy and Planning, University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA.
Minutes of meetings of Court and Council (from 1/9/2004):
Academic Council Minutes:
University Court Minutes:
Relationship with the General Council
The legal and structural basis of the institution's relationship with its General Council (or similar statutory bodies representing its graduates)
Agreements, protocols, etc governing the institution's relationship with the Alumni Association (the University’s equivalent of a General Council).
Details of Alumni Association representation on institutional committees etc, and any institutional representation on Alumni Association Union bodies or committees:
Information on the operation and activities of the General Council
Constitution, Code of Practice, and any other related documents about the Alumni Association.
Information on the names, addresses, broad functions and purposes of companies where the institution is a majority shareholder
Publication Schemes of the University's publicly owned companies:
Publication Scheme for Stirling Salmon Ltd (PDF 105 kb)
Publication Scheme for AndStrat (No. 359) Ltd (PDF 106 kb)
Publication Scheme for Machrinhanish Marine Farm Ltd (PDF 106 kb)
Publication Scheme for Stirling Aquaculture Ltd (PDF 105 kb)
Publication Scheme for SURE SHELF\1 Ltd (PDF 106 kb)
Publication Scheme for Incite Technology Ltd (PDF 113 kb)
Publication Scheme for Stirling Hotel Services Ltd
Policies, procedures and awards of honorary degrees
The policy relating to Honorary degrees is detailed in Ordinance 16:
List of honorary degree awards:
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