‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌Policies and Procedures


Anti-Bribery Policy

The purpose of this policy is to set out the University's responsibilities, and of those working for the University, in observing and upholding the University's position on bribery and corruption and to provide information and guidance on how to recognise and deal with bribery and corruption issues.

Anti Money Laundering Policy

The Anti-Money Laundering Policy aims to ensure that the University and its employees comply with the legislation and that the highest standards of due diligence are applied in relation to ‘know your customer’ principles.

Card Payment Policy

The purpose of this policy is to set out the requirements of the PCI DSS in respect of the transmission, processing and storage of cardholder data, and the key responsibilities in connection with the achievement and maintenance of compliance with PCI DSS. It applies to all individuals and systems within the University that come into contact with cardholder data, whether these be electronic or paper based. 

Card Payment Policy - Operating Guidelines


Expenses Policy

This policy provides guidance to individuals claiming reimbursement of travel, subsistence and other expenses incurred in connection with University business.

Financial Regulations

This document sets out the University's Financial Regulations, which are intended as practical guidance on the University's broad policies relating to financial administration and control.  This document was approved by the University Court at its meeting on 20 June 2016 and applies to the University and all its subsidiary undertakings.

Fraud Policy

The University has a responsibility to the Scottish Funding Council (SFC), staff, students, suppliers and the public, in general, to take all reasonable steps to prevent the occurrence of fraud.  The policy sets out in detail procedures for fraud prevention and detection and the investigating and reporting of fraud.

Procurement Policies and Procedures v1

The overarching objective of all University procurement activity is to obtain best value for money on all non-pay expenditure within the legislative framework for public procurement in Scotland.  The procurement policies and procedure are designed to help achieve that goal.

Treasury Management Policy

As part of the Financial Regulations, the University has adopted the Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy (CIPFA) code of practice for treasury management in public services.

Socially Responsible Investment Policy

This policy for Socially Responsible Investment (SRI), has been developed to allow the University to pursue an ethical approach to investment in accordance with the University's Ethical Code, whilst minimising any potential adverse impact on investment returns.





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