Today is Robert Louis Stevenson Day! He got two mentions on our local walking tours we did yesterday with our Stirling and Edinburgh students. We are encouraging all our students to stay local and to make the most of the opportunities that are close by… More
What is life in Scotland like right now?
Most of Scottish society has re-emerged from the initial strict lockdown. Interactions with other households is limited. Allowed interactions might be stricter in local areas as cases emerge or might be loosened… More
As July 4th 2020 approaches, I want to blog about two great and historic speeches. The first was given in 1828 by a founder of the feminist movement, orator, advocator for women's rights, abolitionist and defender of rights for all. Frances Wright was… More
Anyone who has spent time in Scotland, be it for a study abroad programme or a vacation, will have been struck by how much we care about football, and when I say football I mean football, or fitba, but never soccer! Due to the Covid-19 outbreak no professional… More
A key component of Scottish national identity is the belief that we are a tolerant country. Racism is thought to be less common in Scotland than in other parts of Britain, with one 2011 study finding that positive attitudes towards immigrants were amongst… More