Aberdeen University may be ordered to repay part of its £70 million grant if it is found to have breached official rules over a six-figure payment to its former principal, it has emerged.
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A raft of changes have been made to an Aberdeen university's governance rules in the wake of last year’s "cronyism" row.
EXCLUSIVE: Scottish Government launches investigation into former Aberdeen University principal’s pay-off
A Scottish Government body has launched an investigation into a £282,000 payment to the former principal of Aberdeen University.
Fresh changes have been made to the top team at Robert Gordon University (RGU) in the wake of a series of high-profile departures last year.
Universities in Scotland have racked up a bill of almost £50million by paying off more than 1,550 staff in the last few years, it can be revealed.
Governance rules could be tightened-up at universities across Britain in the wake of the cronyism row at an Aberdeen-based institution.
An inquiry into the “jobs for the boys” controversy at Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen will get under way this week.
A Scottish Government body has launched an inquiry in the wake of the “jobs for the boys” fiasco at Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen.
RGU vice-principal quits over ‘unacceptable’ conduct of bosses and ‘extraordinary’ decision not to punish them
An Aberdeen university has been plunged into turmoil after its vice-principal quit in protest at the “unacceptable” conduct of its principal and another senior colleague.
The chairman of Shetland Islands Council’s education and families committee said he is “very pleased” with a decision from councillors to approve the idea of merging Shetland’s further education sector.
Colleges in Scotland are facing a £360million repair bill but may be left short with just £39million allocated for the work this year.
Experts are being sought to help hone the skills of Highlands and Islands’ business leaders as part of a £2.5million scheme.
One of the world’s leading experts on entrepreneurship was in Inverness yesterday to find “people with the spirit of a pirate” to take part in a new business education programme.
A Scottish Government decision to scrap a key research fund was the “catalyst” behind Aberdeen University’s decision to axe 150 jobs, it was claimed last night.
Universities in Aberdeen are going to lose nearly £2million in research funding next year in a move branded “madness on sticks”.
West Highland College UHI has been placed among the highest performing colleges in Scotland.
As the oil and gas industry continues to go from strength to strength, the major barrier to long-term growth remains the frequently mentioned skills shortage.