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24 Oct 2018

Male? Thinking of Early Years? You should have NO fears!

Author: Chris Palmer

Chris Palmer – Dumfries and Galloway College graduate and current student at the University of Glasgow writes about what it’s really like to be a male working in childcare.
22 Oct 2018

My Care Experience and Journey through Education

Author: Laura

Care experienced student Laura shares her own story as a ‘real person’ behind the statistics for care experienced students in further and higher education and the journey that’s led to studying a Master of Arts in Health and Social Policy.
17 Oct 2018

Putting Universities and Colleges at the Heart of Economic Growth

Author: Mike Cantlay, SFC Chair

SFC Chair Mike Cantlay on Enterprise & Skills in Scotland.
09 Oct 2018

Negotiating the gap between school and work

Author: Zoe Bing, Communications Officer, Dundee & Angus College

How D&A College’s Future Skills programme is bridging the gap between school and work, with high quality work placement and apprenticeship opportunities for young people.
20 Sep 2018

The Robertson Trust's Journey to Success Programme

Author: Gordon Hunt, Head of Scholarship, The Robertson Trust

How the Robertson Trust's scholarship programme helps students from disadvantaged backgrounds into successful graduate careers.
06 Sep 2018

From Forth Valley, to the ends of the Earth

Author: Dr Kirsty Robb, Research Associate, Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences

How a “bold” decision to apply for college started a journey that’s led to a pioneering trip to Antarctica for Dr Kirsty Robb, antibiotic resistance researcher at the University of Strathclyde.
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.

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