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Students' Representative Councils (SRC) were established by the Universities (Scotland) Act 1896 and are present at the five ancient universities of St Andrews, Aberdeen, Glasgow and Edinburgh as well as Dundee University. Ancient universities is a British term to indicate those of the universities that were founded in the middle ages. ... The University of St Andrews was founded between 1410 and 1413 and is the oldest university in Scotland and the third oldest in the anglophone world. ... The University of Aberdeen is a university in Aberdeen, Scotland, founded by William Elphinstone, Bishop of Aberdeen in 1495 as Kings College. ... The University of Glasgow is the largest of the three universities in Glasgow, Scotland. ... The University of Edinburgh, founded in 1583, is a renowned centre for teaching and research in Edinburgh, Scotland. ... The University of Dundee has its roots in the earlier University-College and the University of Saint Andrews. ...


Each University has a statutory obligation to receive representation from the SRC and it is usual for student representatives to be elected onto the University Court and Academic Senate or Council. The SRC is usually headed by a President, styled President of the SRC.


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Students' Representative Council - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (352 words)
Universities may have a statutory obligation to receive representation from the SRC and it is usual for student representatives from the SRC to form part of university structures including the University Court, Academic Senate and other bodies.
Scottish Students' Representative Councils (SRC) were established by the Universities (Scotland) Act 1889 and are present at the four ancient universities of Scotland: Aberdeen, St Andrews, Edinburgh and Glasgow, as well as the more recently established University of Dundee, though at Aberdeen the body has been renamed to as the Students' Association Council.
The SRC or its Students' Association may choose to facilitate a vote on membership of the National Union of Students Scotland or the Coalition of Higher Education Students in Scotland, and it is the Students' Association, rather than the individual students, which may become a member of one of those bodies.
Glasgow University Students' Representative Council - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (456 words)
Glasgow University Students' Representative Council was founded on March 9th 1886 and recognised as the legal representative body for University of Glasgow students by the Universities (Scotland) Act 1889.
The SRC is also home to the Rector of the University, elected by the students to represent them, primarily through the rector's role as chair of court.
Glasgow University SRC is represented at a national level by the Coalition of Higher Education Students in Scotland (CHESS), the National Postgraduate Committee (NPC), and the Aldwych Group.
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