Scotland’s students share in excitement as normal service resumes on packed campuses

29 August 2022

Scotland’s colleges have opened their doors to welcome back students for the first full term without Covid restrictions for more than two years. And,...

Child poverty outcomes need to be much more than just a sticking plaster

25 August 2022

By Neil Cowie, Principal of North East Scotland CollegeScotland is at a crossroads in its efforts to eradicate child poverty. The Government has set a...

Minister Urges School Leavers to Choose College

09 August 2022

A Scottish Government Minister today urged tens of thousands of school leavers to consider colleges as a first-choice destination.Jamie Hepburn, Minis...

Commonwealth Games 2022 Education Sector Day

29 July 2022

With the Commonwealth Games 2022 officially open and underway, Colleges Scotland is today (Friday, 29 July 2022) in Birmingham, not only cheering on t...

Comment on Audit Scotland Report

07 July 2022

Commenting on the Scotland’s colleges 2022 report by Audit Scotland published today (Thursday, 7 July 2022), a spokesperson for Colleges Scotland, sai...

The vital role colleges have for students and employers

04 July 2022

By Shona Struthers, Chief Executive Scotland’s 26 colleges continue to be the nation’s main provider of skills and the latest set of statistics demon...

Comment on Adult Learning Strategy Launch

29 June 2022

Shona Struthers, Chief Executive of College Scotland, has welcomed the launch of the Scottish Government’s Adult Learning Strategy.She said: “This str...

Invitation to Tender for External Audit

27 June 2022

Colleges Scotland seeks to procure external audit services. Details on the services required and how to submit a tender are included in the ...

Famous graduates urge Scots to Choose College

23 June 2022

Some of Scotland’s most successful business people have urged more young Scots to consider college as their learning and training destination.Over the...

Colleges Scotland Strategy 2022 – 2026

13 June 2022

View  pdf Colleges Scotland Strategy 2022 - 2026 (598 KB) . Colleges Scotland is the Membership organisation for colleges across th...

Maintaining the Momentum Towards Fair Access

02 June 2022

Sir Peter Scott published his final report as Commissioner for Fair Access yesterday (Tuesday 31 May 2022). The report shows a continued increase in t...

Comment on the Resource Spending Review

31 May 2022

The Resource Spending Review announced today by the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Economy puts Scotland’s 26 colleges in a challenging positio...


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