Archive for the ‘Higher & Further Education’ Category

06

Aug

Funding approved for refurbishment of High Street Station

City Deal Backed Transformation of High Street Station Remains on Track Councillors have today (6 August 2020) approved an award of up to £10m City Deal funding to Transport Scotland, for the planned refurbishment of High Street train station. The funding, part of £27m committed to the Collegelands, Calton...


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06

Aug

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Glasgow is open

After the challenges of the last few months, life is returning to the city centre as the bars, restaurants, and shops are re-opening. As the economy recovers at a phased sector level, businesses continue to be the engine room of our jobs and growth prospects. Successful and thriving businesses,...


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03

Mar

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University of Strathclyde collects Queen’s Anniversary Prize

The University of Strathclyde collected a Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education at a ceremony in Buckingham Palace. Strathclyde was selected as a winner for its excellence in energy innovation. Strathclyde’s Principal & Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Jim McDonald  said: “This award is a tremendous honour and an...


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10

Feb

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Glasgow named European city of the future

Glasgow – in competition with over 300 cities across the continent – has been ranked as the top large city in Europe for foreign direct investment strategy, according to a report published today by fDi Intelligence (part of the Financial Times portfolio). The European Cities and Regions of the...


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11

Nov

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Award Winning City

Glasgow has received a number of accolades which demonstrate its world class standing as a dynamic, 21st-century city.


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14

Oct

Glasgow office rent growth set for 13-year high

Glasgow’s office market is heading for its strongest year of rent growth since before the recession, with average rents expected to rise 6% by the end of 2019. This rate of growth marks a quick turnaround from 2018 when gains appeared to be ebbing – in spite of improving...


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18

Sep

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Place Commission to design a better Glasgow

A Place Commission for Glasgow – an independent look at how Glasgow can design its places to put people first, make the city a better place for all to live in, and prepare for future changes as best it can – was launched in September. The Place Commission, to...


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03

Sep

Strathclyde University to host new quantum research centre

M Squared, one of the world’s leading photonics and quantum technology companies, has opened a new quantum research facility in Glasgow. The quantum centre based in the University of Strathclyde’s Inovo building in Glasgow City Innovation District, will be instrumental to the enhancement of M Squared’s ability to compete...


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18

Jul

Glasgow Caledonian named Scotland’s most sustainable university

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has been rated first in Scotland in the People & Planet University League 2019 for its environmental and ethical performance. The University is the only institution in Scotland to be rated ‘first class’. It climbed 18 places from last year’s rankings to be placed 23rd...


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06

Jun

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New skills plan to boost Glasgow city region economy

Ambitious plans unveiled to grow a “workforce for the future” in Scotland’s economic powerhouse. A new Regional Skills Investment Plan for the Glasgow City Region was launched at South Lanarkshire College in East Kilbride, with the backing of eight local authorities, the business sector, universities and colleges and the...


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