Collection OK/9 - University of Strathclyde Graduates Association records

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GB 249 OK/9


University of Strathclyde Graduates Association records


  • 1936 - 2013 (Creation)

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0.5 metres, 891 KB

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(1964 to date)

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On the formation of the University of Strathclyde in 1964, the Royal College of Science and Technology Graduates and Former Students Association was renamed the University of Strathclyde Graduates Association.

The Association was the means for graduates to take an active interest in the University. As well as arranging meetings and social gatherings for graduates, the Association also had the right to appoint representatives to the Court and the General Convocation of the University.

The Graduates' Association Council met five times a year, in January, March, May, September and November, and held an annual general meeting for all members in November each year.

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The Royal Technical College Former Students Association was established in 1936. In 1956, it was renamed the Royal College of Science and Technology Former Students Association.

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The Graduates and Former Students Association was formed in 1962 with the adoption of a new constitution. It was previously known as the Former Students Association of the Royal Technical College which was formed in 1936.

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Annual general meeting minutes; Council minutes; constitution and rules; lists of members and office bearers; syllabuses of meetings; annual accounts; newsletters; correspondence; menu and toast list; photograph of badminton team; Students' Union Appeal circular; membership application form; membership card; papers on appeal campaign and membership; address to Association; letter and invitation relating to Association's golden jubilee; centenary ball poster; St. Andrew's Night ball programme; presidents' badges; Association tie; designs for Association tie; Malawi Millennium Fashion Show programme.

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Lists of members are restricted in compliance with Data Protection Act 1998.

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  • English

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