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Scotland’s universities offer scholarships to students from India

Students from India studying in Scotland have access to more than £6million in international scholarships with over £1million ringfenced to specifically attract outstanding Indian...

CodeClan marks its second anniversary

Numbers stack up as skills academy hits graduate landmark Deputy First Minister, John Swinney, hailed the impact of digital skills academy CodeClan in supplying new talent to support...

Letter from Scotland

A cycle ride through the corn and buttercup fields of Fife, the other day, reminded me of the real world, beyond the politics of...

Letter from Scotland

It’s so good to hear from my wildlife friends that they’ve seen 30 or 40 dolphins in the Firth of Forth in recent days. ...

Letter from Scotland

Down at my local nature reserve, at the foot of Arthur’s Seat, we were rather proud of our family of great crested grebes. It...

Letter from Scotland

I’m told that Scotland’s rabbit population is in sharp decline due to a devastating new virus. The James Hutton Institute reckons we are down...

Holyrood to consult on Air Passenger Duty

The Scottish Government has announced that it will now consult on the reform or abolition of Air Passenger Duty. It seems to have been...

Letter from Scotland

Mention the word “referendum” in Scotland and you’d better duck behind the stockade because the empty Irn Bru cans will come flying. But it...

Letter from Scotland

This week we started pumping gas out of the seabed west of Shetland. It’s a huge and pioneering operation. Four sub-sea wells have been...

Letter from Scotland

The year has begun with rain storms of almost biblical proportions, at least for us in the so-called “temperate” part of the planet. We...