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Scotland’s universities are proud to welcome over 180 different nationalities to study in Scotland. They are what helps to make our universities excellent. Get involved and share the welcome.

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Statement in response to Article 50 being triggered, 29 March 2017

Message to EU staff and students: “You are our colleagues and our friends and it is your contribution to teaching, to research and other services as well as to student life that makes our universities places of excellence.”

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Post study work for international students

There is a broad consensus among universities, colleges and businesses that the reintroduction of a more competitive post study work visa for international students would be of huge social, economic and educational benefit to Scotland.

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Five Point Plan for Innovation

Universities have developed a set of actions – a five point plan – to take in partnership with business and support agencies to support the Scottish Government’s ambition that Scotland should become a world-leading entrepreneurial and innovation nation.

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