Universities Scotland



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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 Vacancy - Universities Scotland Project Support Officer (Fixed Term 12 May 2014 - 4 July 2014)

We are looking for a temporary Project Support Officer to assist with the delivery of two upcoming public events.  This will include helping to develop web and printed communication materials. 

The successful candidate will be competent and adaptable with a calm, professional communication style. They will have experience of organisational and administrative support for project work, including complying with financial procedures. Excellent time management skills are essential to this role. This role would be particularly suitable for a student.

Closing date: Monday 28 April at midnight. Further job specification and details on how to apply can be found here.

 Recruitment of Board Members - Scottish Funding Council and Skills Development Scotland

The Scottish Funding Council and Skills Development Scotland are looking to recruit board members from a wide range of backgrounds who can work together to increase the opportunities open to all Scotland's learners. Further details and information on how to apply can be found here.

Universities Scotland publishes set of 12 recommendations on widening access to higher education in Scotland

Universities Scotland has today (Monday, 20 January) published Action on Access: Recommendations to achieve further progress on widening access to higher education in Scotland, containing a set of 12 recommendations on widening access for Scotland that we intend to take forward as a sector. The recommendations have been produced following a comprehensive analysis of the available evidence base. Every higher education institution is committed to widening access and giving everyone with the potential to benefit from a higher education the opportunity to do so. Read Universities Scotland's widening access recommendations.