Policy Scotland is part of a wide network of knowledge exchange units in UK universities that connect researchers and students with opportunities for engagement and tools to improve their policy impact. We represent the University of Glasgow on the Universities Policy Engagement Network (UPEN). We work with partners to circulate opportunities for policy engagement to…
Key outcomes and participant feedback from the pilot phase of The Collaborative, and plans for the future.
Scotland’s universities must work together in the national interest to maintain international excellence
While COVID-19 has demonstrated the massive role universities have to play in Scottish society, it has also brought into sharp focus some challenges our sector faces.
The current pandemic has highlighted the importance of civic engagement as a vital component of the mission of universities. But to realise their full potential requires shifting the policy debate on the role of higher education.
Scottish universities must adapt to the end of free tuition for EU students and the economic crisis; offering opportunities for young people to get the skills for the new post -Brexit, post-COVID world.
The University of Glasgow’s Third Sector Knowledge Exchange Collaborative – The Collaborative – focuses on improving the sustainability of Glasgow’s third sector, pivotal to community resilience, as organisations adapt, recover and transform from COVID-19. Working with the Glasgow Council for Voluntary Sector, The Collaborative aims to become a sustainable cross-discipline hub for pro-bono advice and…
Education will be at the forefront of the post-pandemic recovery, with universities a key engine for skills, growth and jobs, as highlighted in the Report of the Advisory Group on Economic Recovery to the Scottish Government.
Universities are open this summer as always and like other sectors, are working towards our ‘new normal’ in the aftermath of the pandemic, with many innovative approaches being pioneered by colleagues across the country.
Universities and the recovery of local communities from the COVID-19 crisis: A role for the social sciences
Universities must seize the initiative and work with local partners at city and/or regional level in developing their plans and policies for post-COVID recovery and renewal.
How international collaboration between leading universities can play a key role in helping to shape a recovery that works for all.