Tag: Employability, enterprise and entrepreneurship

Members’ Business on Supporting Women-led Business in Global Entrepreneurship Week

As part of a Members’ Debate on Supporting Women-led Business in Global Entrepreneurship Week, Universities Scotland submitted a briefing detailing what Scottish Higher Education Institutes are doing to help support women-led business. The briefing contains information on research undertaken by Scottish researchers, how Making It Happen is making it happen and how Interface is assisting…

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Response to Apprenticeship Levy consultation by Scottish Government

We were pleased to submit views to the Scottish Government’s consultation on how it should use its share of the UK Apprencticeship Levy as transferred to Scotland from the UK Government. As employers, Scotland’s universities support the use of apprenticeships. We think the volume of apprenticeships available should be demand-led and we are keen to…

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Universities Scotland responds to the Scottish Government’s Enterprise and Skills Review

We have been pleased to respond to a call for evidence from Economy Secretary Keith Brown MSP, as part of the end-to-end review of enterprise and skills support in Scotland that he is leading. Scotland’s 19 higher education institutions are committed to delivering impact in Scotland and the wider world and want to work as…

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