Strategy and Policy

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The Strategy and Policy Directorate is responsible for:

  • Advising the Principal, Executive Team and Senior Management in relation to strategy, policy, strategic planning, governance and the University's Outcome Agreement
  • Providing secretariat support to the University’s CourtSenate and Executive Team
  • Obtaining, developing and analysing management information to enable the University Court and Executive Team to take informed decisions
  • Leading on University-wide governance matters
  • Co-ordinating the University's student related returns to the Scottish Funding Council (SFC) and Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA)
  • Facilitating business planning and external & internal performance monitoring
  • Overseeing league table and HESA performance indicator analyses
  • Ensuring compliance with Data Protection and Freedom of Information legislation and provision of related advice, expertise and training
  • Managing the University Record Centre, including the day to day running of the centre and providing advice, guidance and training in Records Management

Team Members

Organisational Charts

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