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|Formation||1992, renamed 2000|
|Headquarters||Universities Scotland Holyrood Park House 106 Holyrood Road Edinburgh EH8 8AS|
|19 higher education institutions|
|Professor Sir Gerry McCormac|
|Director: Alastair Sim|
Universities Scotland (Scottish Gaelic: Oilthighean na h-Alba) was formed in 1992 as the Committee of Scottish Higher Education Principals (COSHEP) adopting its current name in 2000, when Universities UK was also formed. It represents 19 autonomous higher education institutions, 16 of them with University status and three other higher education institutions in Scotland. The Convener serves a two-year term of office. As of 2022, this post is held by Professor Sir Gerry McCormac, principal of the University of Stirling, while Alastair Sim has served as the organization's Director since 2009.
The following are members:
- University of Edinburgh
- Edinburgh Napier University
- Heriot-Watt University
- Queen Margaret University
- University of Glasgow
- Glasgow Caledonian University
- Glasgow School of Art
- Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
- University of Strathclyde
- Open University in Scotland
- Scotland's Rural College
- University of the Highlands and Islands
- University of the West of Scotland
- ^ "Our Organisation: Universities Scotland". Universities UK. Retrieved 5 July 2014.
- ^ "Universities". Government of Scotland. Retrieved 9 March 2022.
- ^ "Executive Group". Universities Scotland. Retrieved 30 June 2022.
- ^ "Universities Scotland: members". Universities Scotland. Retrieved 5 July 2014.
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