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!

Dundee ups its game for new exhibition

Dundee ups its game for new exhibition

V&A turns spotlight on city’s pivotal role in global games industry

Why Scotland will change the way you think about FinTech forever

Why Scotland will change the way you think about FinTech forever

Fuelled by over 161,000 financial professionals and 290,000 active students, Scotland has a fantastic wind in its sails to power fledgling global FinTechs - and that wind is getting even stronger.

Scotland Week 2019

Scotland Week 2019

Countless generations of Scots have settled in and helped shape New York City, so it's only fitting that this iconic city hosts the biggest Tartan Week, also known as Scotland Week, in North America.

Space Spotlight: Seven of Scotland’s most innovative visitor attractions

Space Spotlight: Seven of Scotland’s most innovative visitor attractions

All work and no play can make even an astronaut a 'dull boy', so when you're done exploring the cosmos from 9-5, Scotland has an amazing range of innovative attractions for you to immerse yourself in.

Scotland – a nation of rhyme, reason, and romance

Scotland – a nation of rhyme, reason, and romance

For World Poetry Day, we put pen to paper

Scotland’s historic role in the ongoing fight against racial discrimination

Scotland’s historic role in the ongoing fight against racial discrimination

As a nation, Scotland has and continues to stand up against racism.

Space Spotlight: Scottish Space School provides career lift-off for students

Space Spotlight: Scottish Space School provides career lift-off for students

With Nasa’s InSight mission currently exploring the surface of Mars and Scotland preparing its own 'Spaceport' and ongoing developments in low-orbit travel, space, long-regarded as the ‘final frontier’, is back in the headlines.

Space Spotlight: Scotland is the perfect place to launch your space career

Space Spotlight: Scotland is the perfect place to launch your space career

When Canadian actor James Doohan was cast as Scotty in Star Trek, he decided to play the character with a Scottish accent, as he believed that Scots made the best engineers. The fact is as true today as it was back then, proving Scotland is an ideal location to work in this industry.

Space Spotlight: Skyrora has one incredible secret to share

Space Spotlight: Skyrora has one incredible secret to share

Skyrora has a stratospheric vision to go where no other UK space tech firm has gone before, and Scotland is the perfect launchpad for this business to blast off.

Celebrating Scotland's Women

Celebrating Scotland’s Women

To celebrate International Women's Day, we've rounded up just a small selection of some of Scotland's most successful and influential women. This year's theme is #BalanceforBetter, which is a call to help forge a better balanced world – a more inclusive, gender equal world.

DataFest2019: have you set your date with Scotland’s £20bn data sector?

DataFest2019: have you set your date with Scotland’s £20bn data sector?

4500 participants. 60 events. Two weeks of data insight. DataFest19, the UK's biggest data festival, March 11-22,  will prove why Scotland's dazzling data sector is so ready for investment. 

Scotland promises massive property investment potential at MIPIM 2019

Scotland promises massive property investment potential at MIPIM 2019

Scotland offers significant commercial property opportunities for overseas investors. Investments here reached record levels last year, with returns exceeding the UK average.

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