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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.


Universities Scotland’s response to the UK Government Industrial Strategy

The Scottish Higher Education sector has welcomed the Industrial Strategy and the recognition of the potential contribution of Higher Education Institutions to future economic growth across the whole of the UK.

Universities Scotland is the representative body of Scotland's 19 higher education institutions. We develop policy on behalf of the university sector and campaign publicly on higher education issues.

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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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