“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
Every Health Board in Scotland has recorded positive test results for Covid today, 8th of January. Orkney’s cumulative total now stands at 42.
The projects cover a range of research from new methods of testing to exploring wellbeing and the impact of social distancing.
the deadline is 15th January for starting in 2020.
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.
“The uncertainty of Brexit – and the end of freedom of movement – continue to be the biggest threat to our university sector.”
“we guarantee to provide student support and tuition fees to eligible students so you can study here in Scotland.”
“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.”
Last year Scotland received its highest amount of funding from ERASMUS – €21m. This went towards a range of projects.
‘The world will change and you have to be ready for it.’