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Dunfermline College of Physical Education Old Students' Association (1912-:)



The Old Students Association was formed shortly after the first set of students from Dunfermline College of Hygiene and Physical Training (as the College was originally called) had started their teaching career. It proved initially difficult to make it an active Association as there were no opportunities for meeting together and the members were few at first. However in April 1912 there was a large gathering of Dunfermline Old Students, who met together and re-formed the association on a larger and firmer basis than before. A Secretary was appointed with the duties of keeping in touch with each successive set of students, and to achieve this each set had a representative chosen before leaving the College. The secretary also published a report annually, giving items of news of the College, members of the Association and matters of personal interest. Today the objectives of the Association are the same - to keep members in touch with one another, to keep members informed of the work of the College and the current trends in student training, and to publish an annual report and Set News Magazine. Membership of the Association is open to all former students of DCPE and graduates of the Bachelor of Education degree in PE from the Scottish Centre for Physical Education, Movement and Leisure Studies. The policy of the Association is carried out by an executive Committee of 11 members.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Annual report of the Dunfermline College of Physical Education Old Students' Association, 1965

 Item — Box CLX-A-1627: Series Coll-1972/2
Identifier: Coll-1972/4
Scope and Contents 54th annual report of the Dunfermline College of Physical Education Old Students' Association, published in 1965. Contains the President and Secretary's reports, information on the annual general meeting, rules and constitution, financial statement, diary dates, College news, students' reports 1964-65, information on the history of the College and on the Scottish League for Physical Education (Women), on social activities, on the Scottish Netball Association, the Glasgow Modern Dance Group,...
Dates: 1965

Records of the Dunfermline College of Physical Education Old Students' Association

Identifier: EUA GD55
Scope and Contents This collection comprises: the records of Dunfermline College Old Students' Association (DCPE OSA), including governance and membership records, publications and records relating to Dunfermline College of Physical Education (DCPE), which may have been made up of donations from OSA members (see Custodial History); and donations of items from former College students relating to both the DCPE and DCPE OSA. The collections are varied and include photographs, artefacts and uniforms as well as...
Dates: 1905-2018