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11 Jul 2018

Making it real

Author: Mike Cantlay, Chair of the Scottish Funding Council

SFC Chair, Mike Cantlay, reflects on an event for young people making positive steps towards a college or university education.
29 Jun 2018

Celebrating talent

Author: Mike Cantlay, Chair of the Scottish Funding Council

The Herald HE Awards 18 showed once again how much there is to celebrate in Scottish colleges and universities.
18 Jun 2018

Hidden and overlooked: estranged young people in higher education

Author: Susan Mueller, Project Director, Stand Alone

Are estranged students visible at your institution? Is there support for them? Do they know about it and do they access it?
05 Jun 2018

University museums – beyond the exhibitions

Author: Jacky MacBeath, Head of Museums, University of Edinburgh and Convenor, University Museums in Scotland

University museums play a wide and varied role, writes Jacky MacBeath, convenor, University Museums in Scotland.
23 May 2018

Attracting Diversity in student access and recruitment

Author: Kay Steven, Policy Officer, Advance HE

What are Scottish colleges and universities doing to tackle disadvantage in student access across protected characteristics?
09 May 2018

How origami is saving lives in Africa

Author: Professor Jonathan M. Cooper, Vice Principal for Knowledge Exchange, University of Glasgow

A folded piece of paper could save lives in Uganda, says Glasgow University’s Prof Jonathan Cooper.
25 Apr 2018

Other Ways of Winning

Author: André Reibig, Senior Policy and Analysis Officer, Scottish Funding Council

SFC’s André Reibig has some surprising insights into Scotland’s sporting success in Australia and SFC’s role in student athletics.
18 Apr 2018

Tapping All Our Talents

Author: Professor Lesley Yellowlees, SFC board member and chair of the Royal Society of Edinburgh’s Tapping All Our Talents review group.

Prof Lesley Yellowlees on the challenges facing women in STEM and progress towards equality.
11 Apr 2018

Creating an international voice for Scotland

Author: Mike Cantlay, Chair of the Scottish Funding Council

Scotland is Now is a brand new international marketing campaign for Scotland.
22 Mar 2018

Get shot of your disposable coffee cups

Author: Sybille Rush, member of SFC’s Sustainability Group

In Scotland we use about 200 million disposable coffee cups every year, but that’s ok we can just recycle them can’t we? Actually no! Find out why reusable coffee cups are flying off the shelves and into SFC.

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