Scotland is kindness, respect and generosity. Scotland is determination, creativity and curiosity. We are castles, lochs and mountains. We are students, explorers, innovators. We are Scotland and good things live here. 

We’ve come a long way and you could too.  Studyinvestlive,  work, or visit, Scotland is waiting, and open to you.…

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Scotland is Going Net Zero

Scotland’s playing its part and has committed to reach net zero emissions by 2045 in a way that’s equal, fair and creates new opportunities. Find out more about Scotland’s action on climate change. 

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Expo 2020 Dubai

All that Scotland has to offer to the world will be displayed at Expo 2020 Dubai, taking place from 1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022.

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Features

Our features section has a whole host of articles all about Scotland and our connections with the world. Full of fascinating facts and interesting information, our features provide an in-depth account of all things Scotland.

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Upcoming Festivals

St Andrew's Day

St Andrew is Scotland's patron saint and on 30 November we celebrate St Andrew's Day with the rest of the world.

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Hogmanay

Hogmanay is one of Scotland's best-known and best loved traditions. Whether it's fireworks, live music, street parties or cosy pubs for your New Year celebration - we have it all.

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Burns Night

On 25 January every year, Scots and Scots-at-heart come together to celebrate the life and works of our national poet, Robert Burns.

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Winter Festivals

Scotland's Winter Festivals celebrate our rich culture and heritage. So get out and about in Scotland this winter – there's so much going on!

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