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. Pick from some of our most popular topics below, or dive into 'all features' to explore everything we have to offer!

Scotland is Now: Showcasing Scotland’s Diversity and Inclusivity

Scotland is Now: Showcasing Scotland’s Diversity and Inclusivity

What better time to showcase Scotland’s commitment to diversity than during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe – the world’s largest arts festival!

What to expect during Freshers Week in Scotland

What to expect during Freshers Week in Scotland

Before all the hard work and studying begins at Scotland's universities, new students come together at their respective campuses for the annual freshers week shenanigans. 

Converge Challenge and the Quest to find Scotland’s next big Innovator

Converge Challenge and the Quest to find Scotland’s next big Innovator

It’s that time of year again, when Scotland brings together the most ambitious and creative thinkers from academia, research and business at the annual Converge Challenge.

Charles Rennie Mackintosh: The Father of Glasgow Style

Charles Rennie Mackintosh: The Father of Glasgow Style

Since rising to prominence at the end of the 19th Century, Mackintosh is still regarded today as one of the world’s greatest designers.

Dundee: Scotland’s Designer Destination

Dundee: Scotland’s Designer Destination

With all eyes on Dundee for the opening of the new V&A museum, it’s worth remembering that the city has a long, proud history of design and innovation.

The Scottish fintech story everyone should know about

The Scottish fintech story everyone should know about

The ID Co is a Scottish fintech company that is leading the way in Open Banking. Here, James Varga, the company's founder, shares some of the key moments that have led to its success

A Roaring Success: Celebrating Baby Box’s First Birthday

A Roaring Success: Celebrating Baby Box’s First Birthday

Scotland’s Baby Box is celebrating its first anniversary alongside more than 50,000 happy recipients.

Shetland’s Super Social Enterprise That’s Ticking All The Boxes

Shetland’s Super Social Enterprise That’s Ticking All The Boxes

Scotland is home to a massive range of social enterprises, covering a whole host of different industries, all working towards creating a better place for us to call home.

Scottish Phrases That’ll Get You Through Life

Scottish Phrases That’ll Get You Through Life

Across the many centuries its been spoken, the Scots language has developed an impressive ability to capture worldly advice in a creative and unique way.

First-Ever Team Scotland Gearing Up For Gay Games Debut

First-Ever Team Scotland Gearing Up For Gay Games Debut

The 10th Edition of the Gay Games in France will feature a dedicated Team Scotland for the first time ever!

Turing Fest Sees Tech Giants Take Over Edinburgh for World-Leading Conference

Turing Fest Sees Tech Giants Take Over Edinburgh for World-Leading Conference

The innovative two-day conference comes to Edinburgh for its eighth year to spill the secrets of the technology sector.

Four Fun Family Holidays In Scotland

Four Fun Family Holidays In Scotland

Create lasting memories on a family holiday in Scotland, where traditional seaside breaks, exciting active adventures, and other magical experiences await.

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