An inquiry into the “jobs for the boys” controversy at Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen will get under way this week.
Scottish Funding Council
A Scottish Government body has launched an inquiry in the wake of the “jobs for the boys” fiasco at Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen.
RGU vice-principal quits over ‘unacceptable’ conduct of bosses and ‘extraordinary’ decision not to punish them
An Aberdeen university has been plunged into turmoil after its vice-principal quit in protest at the “unacceptable” conduct of its principal and another senior colleague.
The chairman of Shetland Islands Council’s education and families committee said he is “very pleased” with a decision from councillors to approve the idea of merging Shetland’s further education sector.
Colleges in Scotland are facing a £360million repair bill but may be left short with just £39million allocated for the work this year.
Experts are being sought to help hone the skills of Highlands and Islands’ business leaders as part of a £2.5million scheme.
One of the world’s leading experts on entrepreneurship was in Inverness yesterday to find “people with the spirit of a pirate” to take part in a new business education programme.
A Scottish Government decision to scrap a key research fund was the “catalyst” behind Aberdeen University’s decision to axe 150 jobs, it was claimed last night.
Universities in Aberdeen are going to lose nearly £2million in research funding next year in a move branded “madness on sticks”.
West Highland College UHI has been placed among the highest performing colleges in Scotland.
As the oil and gas industry continues to go from strength to strength, the major barrier to long-term growth remains the frequently mentioned skills shortage.