Welcome to Scotland

Welcome to Scotland

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Scotland. For a small country, we’ve made a very big impact and we continue to progress and pioneer. Our warmth and generosity is renowned around the world, as well as our driving determination.

Now we are creating new opportunities and standards that are making the world sit up and take notice. Whether you’re looking to study, invest, live and work, or just visit and see it all for yourself…

#ScotlandIsNow 

Our People

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Mark & Anna

Find out why Mark Hogarth, Creative Director of Harris Tweed, and supermodel Anna Freemantle feel Scotland is so in vogue right now.

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Ravinder

Through his research at University of Glasgow, Professor Dahiya is pioneering robotic skin for bionic prosthetics.

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Larissa

Larissa Slaney, Life Scientist at Heriot-Watt University is making remarkable breakthroughs in the field of non-invasive animal tracking.

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Stephanie

Commonwealth Judo champion, Stephanie Inglis, was involved in an accident that left her fighting for her life rather than medals. Today, against the odds, she’s turning things around.

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Scotland's Stories

 

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Baby Box

Now is the hope that our country feeds

We want to make Scotland the best place in the world to grow up and Baby Box initiative is designed to give every single baby in Scotland an equal start in life.

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andy scott

Now is the heart, the soul and the head

Andy Scott’s sculptures transform landscapes and create a focal point for locals and visitors alike. He is drawn to, and inspired by, Scotland.

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LGBTI

Now fights for rights

The LGBTI community is hugely important to Scotland and we are a world-leading country in a number of LGBTI areas.

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The Bridges

Now builds bridges

Scotland’s Forth Bridges are a wonder of the modern world. Towering over the Firth of Forth, they represent the pinnacle of engineering from three centuries.

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Our Timeline

Explore Scotland's lifetime of people, events, discoveries and turning points that not only changed the course of Scotland's history, but had an impact across the world.

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Download Portal AR

Built in collaboration with Google, our augmented reality app allows you to literally step into Scotland, experience some of our incredible attractions and get an idea of what's happening here right now!

Step Into Scotland

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