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Universities (Scotland) Act 1966

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Schedule 5Provisions applicable by virtue of section 13 of this Act to the University of St. Andrews after the foundation of the University of Dundee

Constitution of the University and Colleges

1—(a) The University shall comprise two Colleges, being unincorporated societies of teachers and students, namely, the United College of St. Salvator and St. Leonard, and St. Mary's College.

(b)The United College of St. Salvator and St. Leonard shall consist of the master of the College and of those teachers who provide instruction and matriculated students who engage in studies in the University wholly or mainly in that College; and St. Mary's College shall consist of the principal of the College and of those teachers who provide instruction and matriculated students who engage in studies in the University wholly or mainly in that College.

(c)Any question arising as to the College of which any teacher or student is, by virtue of the last foregoing sub-paragraph, a member shall be determined by the University Court.

(d)Notwithstanding the provisions of sub-paragraphs (a) and (b) of this paragraph, the University Court shall have power to admit to membership of a College the librarian or any other member of the administrative staff of the University of St. Andrews.

Principal, Vice-Principal and Heads of Colleges

2—(a) The principal of the University of St. Andrews shall be appointed by Her Majesty.

(b)There shall be a vice-principal of the University of St. Andrews who shall be appointed by the University Court from among the members of the Senatus Academicus:

Provided that he shall cease to hold office as vice-principal in the event of his ceasing to be a member of the Senatus Academicus.

(c)The master of the United College of St. Salvator and St. Leonard and the principal of St. Mary's College shall be appointed by the University Court.

Bursaries

3On and after the appointed day those bursaries which immediately before that day were governed by the University of St. Andrews (Scholarships and Bursaries) Scheme 1961 shall, with the exception of the bursaries referred to in paragraph 9(a) of Schedule 6 to this Act, continue to be bursaries in the University of St. Andrews and to be governed, as nearly as may be practicable, by the said scheme until a new scheme for their administration has been prepared under the provisions of the Education (Scotland) Act 1962, and has been approved by Her Majesty in Council.

Construction of contracts etc.

4On and after the appointed day any reference to the College Council in St. Andrews contained in any contract, agreement, bequest, will, trust or other instrument shall have effect as if it were a reference to the University Court.

Persons employed by College Council in St. Andrews

5All persons employed in any capacity by the College Council in St. Andrews immediately before the appointed day shall on that day become employed by the University Court upon the same terms and conditions, as nearly as may be practicable, as governed their appointments immediately before the appointed day.

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