The Scottish Parliament’s Education and Culture Committee will be taking evidence on the Higher Education Governance (Scotland) Bill at Stage 1 on Tuesday 6 October, at 10:00 am. The panel will be set up as a roundtable discussion, and once this session has concluded, Scottish Government officials will then provide evidence on the Bill. Mary Senior, UCU Scotland Official, will be giving evidence on behalf of UCU Scotland in the session along with NUS and a number of university principals. If you’re interested you can view the session live on the Parliament’s website http://www.scottishparliament.tv/ where it should appear on the feed for committee room 6 (direct link http://webcast.bowtietv.com/scottishparliament/events/committee6).
The papers for this meeting can be found on the Education and Culture Committee websitehttp://www.scottish.parliament.uk/parliamentarybusiness/CurrentCommittees/29802.aspx and include a copy of UCU’s submission on the bill.