Archive for June, 2015
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New UK/EU Masters Scholarships
We are delighted to announce that the University has made an additional 100 Masters Scholarships available for the 2015/16 academic session. Each scholarship is worth £10,000, automatically deducted from tuition fees. Any remaining funds will be awarded towards living costs following confirmation of enrollment. These new scholarships are in addition to the existing UK/EU Masters Scholarships. If you have already applied for this funding, don’t worry – you don’t need to apply again and your existing application will be automatically considered. The deadline for new applications is 30 June 2015. In order to be considered you must have received the offer of a study place (conditional or unconditional) by the same date. We’ll consider applications in early July, and let you know the outcome by the 24th July 2015. For more information on eligibility and the application process, you’ll find all the details here.
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Centre for Scottish Public Policy
developing policy, delivering change
Special event invitation
Scotland after the General Election: a conversation with David Torrance
Thursday 18 June, 6pm – 8pm, £6 (free for CSPP members), Henderson’s @ St. John’s, 3 Lothian Road, Edinburgh, EH2 4BJ. Refreshments available for purchase at the bar.
The Centre for Scottish Public Policy (CSPP) warmly invites the general public to an evening in conversation with well-known writer and broadcaster David Torrance. At this informal and inclusive event David will present his analysis of the transformation of Scottish politics witnessed in the General Election, and the challenges and possibilities that the UK and Scotland now face.
Audience members will be able to ask questions and participate in debate about the issues raised in a convivial atmosphere. The CSPP hopes the evening will promote greater understanding about the challenges facing Scotland and possible ways forward to address these. Feel free to come along, or RSVP on our website.
David Torrance is a critically acclaimed writer, journalist and broadcaster, and is a regular commentator for all major newspapers in Scotland and most quality papers published in England. His most recent major press article was in The Guardian’s ‘Long Read’, examining the roots of the SNP’s political success. Known as former First Minister Alex Salmond’s ‘un-appointed biographer’,
Torrance has published numerous books on Scotland’s politics and constitutional debate, including Salmond: Against the Odds (2010), Battle for Britain: Scotland and the Independence Referendum (2013), and Nicola Sturgeon: A Political Life (2015). He divides his time between Edinburgh and London.
To keep up to date with our events, please visit our events page.
About the CSPP
Scotland’s Independent, Cross Party Think Tank
The Centre for Scottish Public Policy (CSPP)
is an independent public policy think tank. Our unique voice stems from our cross-party, and no party approach, as well as our membership base which includes individuals, trusts, public, private and voluntary organisations.
For two decades our aim has been to lead debate, research, and identify solutions on the economic and social challenges facing Scotland. We focus on the importance of place (Scotland’s cities, towns and rural communities) and people (public service innovation and community empowerment), as well as facilitating debate on Scotland’s future direction. Working with stakeholders across the policy landscape we seek to effect change that improves life outcomes for all those who live in Scotland, and may also provide exemplars of good practice globally.
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