UK Government Industrial Strategy
We welcome the Industrial Strategy and the recognition it gives to universities for their contribution to future economic growth.
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.
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.