Scotland made international headlines last year, with a referendum on independence held on 18 September 2014. Although the referendum bid was ultimately unsuccessful, with 55% of voters rejecting the proposal, Scottish politics remains important within a UK-wide context, particularly in light of the 2015 General Election.
The evolution of the Web has led companies to consider other strategies of communication; ones more flexible than traditional media, and which enable them to reach wider audiences and different groups of stakeholders.
University Summer School provides an educational experience that will not only open your eyes, but also boost your CV
We might think of globalisation as a modern concept, but it was Socrates who first said: “I am a citizen of the world.” As one of humanity’s greatest early thinkers, Socrates understood that learning and life experience transcend national borders.
Journeys, travel and movement to different places are inherent in the history of Scotland and its people. The experience of journeying is part of the fabric of life in both the Scots and the Gaelic traditions. Through the centuries, waves of incoming people have brought new ideas with them, in particular adding a Celtic and Norse flavour and leaving their marks on the landscape in the process.
Here we are, the team behind the courses development, looking after applicants, website and social programme development.
We are happy to welcome you in a just couple of months’ time
The team is here to help you and make sure your stay in the Edinburgh is a happy one.
We run a competition called 'Give us One Good Reason to be in Edinburgh this summertime'.
We have received a number of entries and the winner with the most votes is 'Marvellous Meadows' by Jennifer Sim. Congratulations!
Photo credit: Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., Interstellar.
The basic claim of film-philosophy is that films can actually do philosophy. Clearly films can be used as examples to illustrate philosophical issues, where they act as extended thought experiments.
One of the radical ideas which is much in evidence in the eighteenth century is naturalism – with its assumption that human beings are entirely natural entities. This stands in opposition to a traditional view which holds that humanity is somehow unique: that man is created in God’s own image (Genesis 1:1).
After four weeks in Edinburgh comes the chance to travel to Tanzania to continue your rapid progression in one of the most stunning and conducive environments possible. Students will travel together to Butiama, a tranquil and beautiful village close to Lake Victoria in north-west Tanzania. Butiama is the home village of the first president of independent Tanzania, the late Mwalimu Julius Nyerere.
‘If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door’ Milton Berle
Great way to build up your skills
Arranging an internship opportunity is a brilliant way of not only ‘building’ a door, but also ‘getting your foot in the door’ of a particular workplace or sector. From within – whilst you supply a service to the business – you will build up your skill set and perhaps make a network of contacts within the organisation.