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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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Graduates 2017: Rebecca’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 first in this series is from Rebecca Neish, who will graduate from…

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University Chairs add support to Manifesto for the Mobility of Talent

The Manifesto for the Mobility of Talent was published last month by Universities Scotland, NUS Scotland and UCU Scotland. At Universities Scotland, we are delighted to have the support of the Committee of Scottish University Chairs. In this blog, Fiona Sandford, Chair of  the University of Stirling’s Court outlines why the Committee are supportive of…

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Going International: why studying abroad matters

Anna Bradshaw is a Policy Officer in our International team here at Universities Scotland. She is in a joint role, also working at British Council Scotland. After attending Go International, Anna blogged on the importance of studying abroad. Lots of universities understand that giving students the chance to study, work or volunteer abroad is a…

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Beyond the General Election

Duncan McKay works in the Public Affairs team at Universities Scotland. With the General Election only a few weeks away, he speculates on what the political landscape may be like and the implications for the Higher Education sector in Scotland. Theresa May’s decision to call a snap general election was largely unexpected given the Prime…

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