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Emboldened to deliver more on access to HE

Big challenges require bold action. One of Scotland’s biggest challenges is the need to address the inequality that exists in our society and in our education sector. Whoever we are, we all have an interest in ensuring that our future is rid of the shameful statistic that by the time a child reaches five, there […]

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A collective effort is needed to help people realise their potential

I’m delighted that we’re publishing Working to Widen Access. I believe passionately that higher education should be open to everyone who has the talent to benefit.  I also believe that talent is distributed across the population, regardless of privilege. As a society, I believe we can and must be committed to achieving equality of opportunity, […]

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Developing an entrepreneurial mindset

Scotland’s universities are driving a culture of entrepreneurship on campus. Lynne Russell At Queen Margaret tells us what this means for students at Queen Margaret University Edinburgh.  Returning to work from holiday is often a chore however, on this occasion my spirits were lifted as soon as I entered the atrium at Queen Margaret University. […]

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Graduates 2017: Laura’s story

This month we have a series of blogs from young people who are weeks away from graduating and are about to enter the world of work. In these blogs, the graduates will be discussing how university prepared them for their future careers. Our sixth blog in the series is from Laura McClinton, who graduated last week from […]

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Graduates 2017: Charlotte’s story

This month we have a series of blogs from young people who are weeks away from graduating and are about to enter the world of work. In these blogs, the graduates will be discussing how university prepared them for their future careers. Our fifth blog in the series is from Charlotte Rigden, who is about to graduate […]

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Graduates 2017: Eilidh’s story

This month we have a series of blogs from young people who are weeks away from graduating and are about to enter the world of work. In these blogs, the graduates will be discussing how university prepared them for their future careers. Our fourth blog in the series is from Eilidh Macleod, who is about to […]

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Graduates 2017: Kirsty’s story

This month we have a series of blogs from young people who are weeks away from graduating and are about to enter the world of work. In these blogs, the graduates discuss how university has prepared them for their future careers. Our third in the series is from Kirsty Young, who will graduate from Robert Gordon University […]

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Graduates 2017: Alex’s story

This month we have a series of blogs from young people who are weeks away from graduating and are about to enter the world of work. In these blogs, the graduates will be discussing how university prepared them for their future careers. Our second blog in the series is from Alex Bergström, who will graduate […]

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Supporting students through every stage of learning #ETConf17

Extra support at the points that students transition in/out and between different stages of learning can make all the difference. That’s why transitions has been the QAA Enhancement theme since 2014. As the 3rd QAA International Enhancement  in HE conference gets under way this week, Glasgow School of Art’s Progression Manager, Elizabeth Beidler, tells us how Glasgow […]

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