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Graduates' Council Annual Meeting

Vacancies on the Graduates’ Council Business Committee

The Graduates’ Council meets once a year to receive a report on the work of the University and hear from its representatives on Court. The Council has a Business Committee which meets twice a year and is responsible for organising its activities.

There are two vacancies on the Business Committee, for which nominations are invited. The term of office is four years. Candidates must provide a 250 word personal statement and be nominated by two fellow graduates. Nomination forms must reach the Secretary by 4pm on Saturday 20 April 2013 and are available by email to:; OR telephone: +44 (0)1382 386459.

2013 Graduates’ Council Annual Meeting Events: Saturday 20 April 2013

Graduates are invited to the Graduates’ Council’s Annual Meeting on Saturday 20 April (Room 2G14 Dalhousie Building, Dundee City Campus). Please register for this event by email to by Friday 12th April. A programme for the event is shown below.

This year’s Discovery Lecture, entitled 'Zero Degrees of Empathy’ will be presented by Professor Simon Baron-Cohen, a world authority on autism and head of the Autism Research Centre at Cambridge University. His talk will examine empathy, cruelty, and understanding in a fascinating and challenging new look at what exactly makes our behavior uniquely human. Tickets for the Discovery Lecture can be booked online from the external relations site or by email to