Staff recorded as ‘black, Asian and minority ethnic’ (BAME) were marginalized, at a proportion of 8% in Education, which was less than half that employed in the sector (16.5%). There was also less attainment and progression for these staff.
Carer Aware at University: Supporting Student Carers
“This makes it a very compelling resource and really helps university staff better understand the challenges student carers face in juggling their unpaid care role alongside studying.” Shona Littlejohn OU Scotland
Positive Covid Cases Recorded In All Of Scotland’s Health Board Areas Today
Every Health Board in Scotland has recorded positive test results for Covid today, 8th of January. Orkney’s cumulative total now stands at 42.
Rapid Research Projects into Covid19 Funded
The projects cover a range of research from new methods of testing to exploring wellbeing and the impact of social distancing.
Applying to University ? Don’t Miss the Deadline
the deadline is 15th January for starting in 2020.
Higher Education Staff Balloted on Industrial Action
Scottish universities have been subject to a real terms cut of 12% (£91m) in the 7 years up to 2017/18 with more than half of Scotland’s universities running at a deficit.
Threat to Scotland’s Universities from Brexit Uncertainty
“The uncertainty of Brexit – and the end of freedom of movement – continue to be the biggest threat to our university sector.”
Support for Scots Studying in the EU
“we guarantee to provide student support and tuition fees to eligible students so you can study here in Scotland.”
Orkney’s Waters to be used to Investigate Blue Carbon
“We’re also going to be the first country in the world to undertake a region-wide blue carbon audit, which will be carried out in the Orkney Islands maritime region.”
How to Prepare if the UK Leaves the EU with no deal: Studying and Research
Last year Scotland received its highest amount of funding from ERASMUS – €21m. This went towards a range of projects.