Universities Scotland



Universities Scotland is the representative body of Scotland's 19 higher education institutions. We develop policy on behalf of the university sector and campaign publicly on higher education issues.

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New Chair for the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework Partnership (SCQF)

After nine successful years under the leadership of Sir Andrew Cubie, CBE, FRSE, the SCQF Partnership is looking for a new Chair to succeed him and continue the strong progress in implementing the Framework. The closing date for applications is Friday 16 October 2015. For further details about the role and to apply, visit: scqf.org.uk/new-chair-scqf


Scotland's universities proud to produce graduates with the best record of professional level jobs in the UK

Data published today, 25 June 2015, by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) on Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education in the United Kingdom for the academic year 2013/14 showed that graduates from Scotland's 19 higher education institutions have the best record of professional level jobs in the UK. Read the full Universities Scotland news release


Good governance remains the priority for Principals as a new bill on HE governance is introduced

As a new Bill on higher education governance is introduced to Holyrood today (Wednesday 17 June) university leaders said their priority would be working with politicians and stakeholders to ensure the final legislation passed by the Scottish Parliament is consistent with good governance with strong lines of accountability. Universities Scotland will give the Bill close scrutiny to ensure this. Read Universities Scotland's news release