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Robert Burns and Study Abroad

Every year on the 25th January, Scots celebrate the birth or our great poet Robert Burns (25 January 1759 – 21 July 1796)… More

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Scotland Awards 2019

Cameron McKay December 12, 2019

We were really happy that we had so many entries for the Scotland Awards this semester, and it was very difficult to make a decision with so many brilliant photos and blogs. So thank you everyone who entered the contest, as we really enjoyed seeing what… More

Spring 2020 Events

Laura Williamson December 3, 2019

We hope you are getting excited about your time in Scotland this Spring! We have put together a range of events for you that will get you properly immersed into Scottish culture and maybe trying some new experiences! There is something for everyone and… More

Blethering about Books

Joan Haig November 19, 2019

This year, Book Week Scotland (18-24 November) is organised around the theme of the fantastic Scottish word ‘blether’. blether/ˈblɛðə/ n. a person who chatters incessantly; idle talk, v. to engage in idle talk, to chatter; C16 from Old Norse blathra… More

Blethering about Books

Joan Haig November 19, 2019

This year, Book Week Scotland (18-24 November) is organised around the theme of the fantastic Scottish word ‘blether’. blether/ˈblɛðə/ n. a person who chatters incessantly; idle talk, v. to engage in idle talk, to chatter; C16 from Old Norse blathra… More

Sawney Bean and other Spooky Happenings in Scotland

Cameron McKay October 31, 2019

Some of you might be a bit disappointed to find that in the UK we don’t take Halloween quite so seriously as in the USA, nonetheless, Scotland’s history is full of macabre legends, far more terrifying than your average Hollywood blockbuster. By now most… More

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