OIEG to open fourth pathway, in Scotland

International College Dundee will offer a one-year, on campus programme preparing international students to study at the university, before progressing into the second year of a four-year bachelor’s degree. “Like many of our fellow universities in the UK, it is imperative that we operate on the global stage” ICD will be a “major factor” in enabling the university to attain its goals of widening access to a broad array of students and “significantly increase” international student numbers, according to its academic director, Dyce Davidson. “Like many of our fellow universities in…

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Top 10 hotels in the Highlands, Scotland

Activities, both adventurous and relaxing, abound in the Highlands and with these hotel suggestions from a new book, Scotland the Best, great food, hospitality and a good rest are also easy to find Loch and roll … the Glenfinnan House Hotel on the edge at Loch Shiel Glenfinnan House Hotel A Victorian mansion with lawns down to Loch Shiel and the Glenfinnan Monument over the water. There’s no shortbread-tin twee or tartan carpet here; instead a warm welcome from the MacFarlanes and managers, the Gibsons, and an atmospheric bar (with…

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Stornoway in Scotland wants to be the UK’s first Spaceport

Scotland could soon become home to the UK’s first spaceport, according to wildly optimistic plans unveiled by councillors from the Western Isles. Yes, that’s the part of Scotland that’s hard to get to and is a million miles from basically everywhere. STV reports that Stornaway Airport could soon become a Spaceport, which could be capable of receiving both horizontal and vertical take-off vehicles. It could be ready by 2018. This follows a call from the UK government for bids to host Britain’s first foray into space launches, with other touted…

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