Scottish universities will be forced to publish early details of “golden goodbye” payments to top staff following a probe into the exit of an Aberdeen-based principal.
Ferdinand von Prondzynski
A Scottish Government body has launched an inquiry in the wake of the “jobs for the boys” fiasco at Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen.
Demands were growing last night for an independent inquiry into the running of Robert Gordon University as a second major trade union said staff were “disillusioned and angry”.
The chairman of crisis-hit Robert Gordon University has admitted that the board did not follow “normal custom and practice” in the way it appointed its new principal.
The Robert Gordon University’s new principal was immediately thrust into the centre of a fresh row last night after a leading trade union branded his appointment an example of “jobs for the boys”.
Staff at the north-east’s two universities have been reassured following an MP’s attempt to gain information on lecturers teaching students about Brexit.
Robert Gordon University (RGU) in Aberdeen hopes a stronger partnership with Skills Development Scotland (SDS) will improve work-based learning opportunities in the north-east.
The UK Government has been warned it is time to listen to the "overwhelming" calls from Scotland for greater flexibility in post-study visa regulations.
Aberdeen's Robert Gordon University (RGU) is launching a new business to harvest vast amounts of data for the benefit of the oil and gas industry.
An Aberdeen university's vision for a bold cultural expansion in the north-east came under the microscope last night.