Who makes decisions in the University? And why does it matter?

A spectre is haunting the universities of Scotland –  the spectre of democracy. The Scottish Government is currently discussing university governance, and is likely to introduce legislation in the coming months. This might sound very dry, but it is of the utmost importance – it will redefine how decisions are made in universities: how, what, where and who. So if you care about how your university is run, whether that’s the housing, courses or cafes, then the results of this discussion are important.

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