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From the Orkney Islands, Inverness-shire and Perthshire to the West of England and south Wales, the six projects led by SMEs, universities and local authorities represent the best of UK innovation, resources and expertise. They will test 5G across a range of applications, including smart farming with drones ...
Shirley-Anne Somerville, who is also the minister for further and higher education, hit back in the row over the £90 million facility after accusations that West Fife had been “betrayed”. A new campus was announced by the Scottish Government in October 2014 but there's still no money for the project and ...

Scottish rural businesses ramping up their digital business could add up to £2.5 billion to the country's economic output, a new report out today says. ... in those regions by at least £1.44bn, says the report commissioned by Amazon and published by Scotland's Rural College (SRUC) and Rural England.
Though seemingly irrelevant in the grand spectrum of the world's progress, you may be surprised at just how many famous faces were Scottish-born and just ... institutions, including his initial enrollment at the University of Edinburgh where he attended classes before moving to University College in London.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A group of online learners from Penn State will travel to Scotland next week to learn about international human resources policies and practices for a course toward their master's degree. Sixteen students, who are working professionals in the human resources field, will meet ...

Fugitive Ex-Member of Catalan Government Moves to Scotland. A fugitive former member of Catalonia's regional government says she has moved to Scotland from Belgium. March 11, 2018, at ... She appears as a faculty member of the School of Economics and Finance on the Scottish university's website.
A former Catalan regional government minister wanted in connection with last autumn's independence referendum has headed to Scotland from her ... that Clara Ponsati, who fled with former regional premier Carles Puigdemont to Brussels in late October, had returned the University of St Andrews.

Wisconsin Distillery Uses Scottish Techniques ... degree in educational policy and administration, a degree that brought him to Madison for a job at Edgewood College, working in student activities. ... One day, he happened across a program through Heriot-Watt University, based in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Richard Williams, principal of Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, has become the latest Scottish university leader to call for a compromise to end the dispute. A majority of affected vice-chancellors north of the border have broken ranks with Universities UK, which technically represents them. About 30 ...
Dropout rates at Scottish universities are lower than the UK average for the first time in two decades. The Higher Education Statistics Authority audit showed that 6.2 per cent of first-time students in Scotland dropped out before their second year, the joint lowest figure on record. It is the first time that the ...
The dropout rate for students at Scottish universities is the lowest it has been for 19 years. For the first time in a generation, the retention rate for students is better than the UK average. Just 6.2% gave up their studies before their second year in Scotland compared with the UK average of 6.4%. Scottish ...
Questioning higher education minister Shirley Anne Somerville, Ms Lamont said: “I've been told it is more difficult to get into university than it was ten years ago, if you are a Scottish student. There is competition for certain courses which means, as a consequence, that we are having rationing by qualification ...


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