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Becoming a Court Member

Are you looking for a new and exciting opportunity to guide the development of an ambitious, forward-facing university? Keen to help us enhance the lives of others, transform communities and encourage enterprise, research and modern pedagogy likely to produce significant economic impact?

University of the West of Scotland has a proud record in delivering work-ready graduates and effective partnerships with industry and the public sector. We generate nearly £540m across Scotland annually and have ambitious growth plans.

The University Court, our governing body, collectively determines our future direction, monitors performance and aims to foster an environment in which our strategic aims are achieved and our students succeed. We are seeking interest from talented and enthusiastic individuals to join the University Court. You will have significant experience of operating at a senior level in complex business, public or third sector environments and be familiar with the demands of board-level governance and trusteeship. Applications from those with a background in finance, audit or the health sector would be particularly welcomed.

UWS is committed to equality and diversity and ensuring our Court represents the staff, students and community it serves. Applications are particularly welcome from individuals who would further enhance our diversity.

Time commitment - circa 10-14 days per annum. The role is non-executive and unpaid however incidental expenses will be covered. Court appointments are normally for an initial period of 3 years. All HEIs in Scotland have charitable status and members of Court are charity trustees.



Download the Member of University Court application pack and the Recruitment Analysis Form.


Last updated: 08/08/2017