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Graduate stories

As students from across all of Scotland graduate in June and July, five individuals share their experience of landing the job of their dreams and how university prepared them for it.


Welcoming the world to Scotland

Our Principals share the welcome to new students coming to Scotland from all around the world & give their advice on how to get the most from Scottish life.

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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    • Education is an inherent good says @Ross_Greer & our uni research is doing good across the world #SGPconf
    • 23% of staff @QMUniversity have had mental health training, says Illian, which brings academic & student support services closer together.
    • RT @NUSScotland: Head of Student Services @QMUniversity says student demand for counselling services risen by 60% & demand for mental healt…
    • Illian mentions an @amosshe_uk survey on student mental health of first yr students. Students get support late. A high demand for services.

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Recent Campaigns


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

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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