College Principals call on Scottish Government to Save 80 Vital Jobs

27 March 2023

College leaders are calling on the Scottish Government to intervene to save 80 mental health counselling jobs at risk of potential redundancy. The rol...

Comment on the College Regionalisation Report

21 March 2023

Shona Struthers, Chief Executive of Colleges Scotland welcomed the report by the Education, Children and Young people Committee published today (Tuesd...

Increasing Number of College Students in Scotland

28 February 2023

Figures released today (Tuesday, 28 February 2023) by the Scottish Funding Council show that activity in colleges is beginning to return to normal fol...

NUS Cost of Survival Report Launch

22 February 2023

NUS Scotland has today (Wednesday, 22 February 2023) launched a report at an online event on the findings of their big student survey into the cost of...

Minister in Stirling to discuss Green Skills

02 February 2023

Colleges Scotland and ESP welcomed the Minister for Green Skills, Circular Economy and Biodiversity, Lorna Slater MSP, to our offices in Stirling toda...

Comment on the Draft Scottish Budget 2023-24

16 December 2022

Thursday, 15 December 2022 The Draft Scottish Budget announced today (Thursday, 15 December 2022) gives colleges nearly a 4% increase to their revenu...

Record Number of Positive Destinations for College Leavers

13 December 2022

Commenting on the Scottish Funding Council’s College Leaver Destinations 2020-21 report published today (Tuesday, 13 December 2022), Shona Struthers,...

New research: College students in Scotland report significant symptoms of depression with more than one third experiencing food insecurity

30 November 2022

The largest study on the mental health and wellbeing of college students in Scotland has revealed more than one third (37%) experienced food insecurit...

Colleges Scotland & Universities Scotland: Joint Statement Ahead of the December Budget

28 November 2022

Colleges and universities are calling on the Scottish Government to invest now in further and higher education to boost Scotland’s productivity and en...

Comment on SFC’s College Infrastructure Strategy

24 November 2022

Today (Thursday 24 November 2022), the Scottish Funding Council (SFC) has published the College Infrastructure Strategy. Colleges Scotland has worked...

Colleges Scotland Celebrates Living Wage Anniversary

17 November 2022

Colleges Scotland is celebrating the first anniversary of signing up as a Living Wage employer. The organisation is now one of more than 2,700 accredi...

Risk to Scotland’s economic success if investment doesn’t flow to colleges; job loss warning

14 November 2022

The Scottish Government must invest in Scotland’s colleges in next month’s Budget or Scotland will miss the opportunity to create the skilled workforc...


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