Tag: Employability, enterprise and entrepreneurship

Opportunities for work-related experiences

As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, Universities Scotland is highlighting how universities in Scotland are embedding entrepreneurship and enterprise in students and staff. Across eight blogs this week, we have experts the length and breadth of Scotland telling their stories about how universities are contributing to make Scotland an entrepreneurial nation. In our sixth blog…

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Students gaining experience with employers

As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, Universities Scotland is highlighting how universities in Scotland are embedding entrepreneurship and enterprise in students and staff. Across eight blogs this week, we have experts the length and breadth of Scotland telling their stories about how universities are contributing to make Scotland an entrepreneurial nation. Our fourth blog this…

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Enterprise support for students and staff

As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, Universities Scotland is highlighting how universities in Scotland are embedding entrepreneurship and enterprise in students and staff. Across eight blogs this week, we have experts the length and breadth of Scotland telling their stories about how universities are contributing to make Scotland an entrepreneurial nation. Our fourth blog this week comes…

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Cultivating an entrepreneurial ethos

As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, Universities Scotland is highlighting how universities in Scotland are embedding entrepreneurship and enterprise in students and staff. Across eight blogs this week, we have experts the length and breadth of Scotland telling their stories about how universities are contributing to make Scotland an entrepreneurial nation.  In our third blog this…

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How entrepreneurial skills are embedded

As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, Universities Scotland is highlighting how universities in Scotland are embedding entrepreneurship and enterprise in students and staff. Across eight blogs this week, we have experts the length and breadth of Scotland telling their stories about how universities are contributing to make Scotland an entrepreneurial nation. Our second blog this week…

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Helping graduates flourish

As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, Universities Scotland is highlighting how universities in Scotland are embedding entrepreneurship and enterprise in students and staff. Across eight blogs this week, we have experts the length and breadth of Scotland telling their stories about how universities are contributing to make Scotland an entrepreneurial nation. Our first blog this week…

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Universities Scotland response to Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee inquiry on Scottish Government Draft Budget 2019-20

Universities Scotland has responded to the Scottish Parliament’s Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee’s inquiry on the Scottish Government Draft Budget 2019-20. The inquiry asked about the role of enterprise agencies in supporting and growing good quality employment and the role of the apprenticeship levy. You can read our submission here.

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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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Brief for Scottish Conservative’s Business debate on the Abolition of the Scottish Funding Council Board

The Scottish Conservative business debate on 1 March 2017 is based on the motion entitled: “Abolition of the Scottish Funding Council” in the name of Liz Smith MSP. This is in the context of the Phase One Report from the Scottish Government’s Enterprise and Skills Review. The Report recommended the creation of a new ‘super…

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Letter to Cabinet Secretary Brown on SFC governance structures in creating new enterprise and skills super-board

Cabinet Secretary for the Economy, Jobs and Fair Work, Mr Keith Brown MSP gave evidence to Holyrood’s Education and Skills Committee on 7 December on the Enterprise and Skills Review. Professor Andrea Nolan wrote to him following that session, in her capacity as US Convener, to set out our views on the design principles that…

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