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SFC blogs published since 2018 are available to view below. See SFC archived content for earlier blogs.

19 May 2023

From Armed Force to Workforce

Author: Nicola Smith, Development Officer, SCQF Partnership

SCQF Partnership introduces a new Military Skills and Qualifications Discovery Tool that helps veterans and employers appreciate the value of skills gained through military service.
16 May 2023

Roadshow unlocks funded OU training for businesses

Author: David Allen, Senior Partnerships Manager, The Open University in Scotland

David Allen, Senior Partnerships Manager at The Open University in Scotland, gives some further insight into how the University is building meaningful engagements with Scottish businesses.
27 Apr 2023

Student sport – a life changing season on and off the pitch

Author: Cameron Wright, Communications Co-ordinator, Scottish Student Sport

Our guest blog from Scottish Student Sport reports on a highly successful 2022-23 season focused on involvement and inclusivity.
05 Apr 2023

Award winning tool to help farmers reduce greenhouse gasses

Author: Professor Pete Smith, Professor of Soils & Global Change, The University of Aberdeen.

Professor Pete Smith from The University of Aberdeen was part of Research Project of the Year at the 2022 Herald Awards sponsored by SFC. One year on, he outlines how the project is doing in 2023.
17 Mar 2023

Out of adversity… came research connections

Author: Dr Tim Storer, Director of Knowledge Exchange and Impact, SICSA; Dr Ali McIntosh, Director, SULSA

Dr Tim Storer, Director of Knowledge Exchange & Impact at the SICSA research pool and Dr Ali McIntosh, Director of SULSA, on a pandemic innovation with growing benefits for research.
09 Mar 2023

Galvanising research connections

Author: Helen Cross, Director of Research and Innovation, SFC.

Helen Cross, SFC’s Director of Research and Innovation introduces our new Alliances for Research Challenges
08 Mar 2023

Motoring to success

Author: Tori-Leigh Adams, student, West Lothian College

This International Women’s Day we celebrate women’s achievements and forging change. Student Tori-Leigh Adams describes how West Lothian College has put her on track to run her own business.
21 Feb 2023

Quality in colleges and universities - we’re not that different

Author: Nichola Kett, Head of Quality Assurance and Enhancement, University of Edinburgh

Nichola Kett, Head of Quality Assurance and Enhancement at Edinburgh University, reflects on her SFC secondment as we progress with the development of a common approach to quality in the tertiary sector.
09 Feb 2023

Scotland at the Heart of Meeting Global Challenges

Author: Dr Cat Ball, Assistant Director, Research & Innovation, SFC

Dr Cat Ball, Assistant Director of Research and Innovation, talks about SFC’s role in supporting Scottish university research to address national and international challenges.
21 Dec 2022

Anti-Racism at Edinburgh College

Author: Sue Clyne, Director of HR and OD at Edinburgh College

Edinburgh College's Sue Clyne discusses the anti-racism work undertaken at the college which led to it winning the Inclusive College Award at this year’s CDN College Awards.