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!

South of Scotland Spotlight: The Growing Demand for Borders Textiles

South of Scotland Spotlight: The Growing Demand for Borders Textiles

The news that Scottish luxury cashmere manufacturer Hawico is planning to open stores in Paris and New York should come as no surprise; Borders textiles have been in demand for centuries.

South of Scotland Spotlight: “Living the dream” in Scotland

South of Scotland Spotlight: “Living the dream” in Scotland

We got the chance to chat with Alice Landry, who moved to Scotland from England to run a B&B and is, in her own words: “living the dream”.

South of Scotland Spotlight: An Author’s Perspective on Scotland’s Book Town

South of Scotland Spotlight: An Author’s Perspective on Scotland’s Book Town

Beth Cochrane is part of the next generation of incredibly talented Scottish female authors. Here she tells us how she fell in love with Scotland’s National Book Town – Wigtown.

Scotland is a field of dreams for careers and lifestyles

Scotland is a field of dreams for careers and lifestyles

Scotland's rugby team is a shining example of diversity, galvanising a top team of players from all over the world who love living and working here.

The bigger picture – Scotland’s leading role as a top film location

The bigger picture – Scotland’s leading role as a top film location

While American actor Chris Pine takes the lead role in the new Robert the Bruce Netflix epic Outlaw King, the real star of the show is Scotland itself.

Eunice Olumide: The Scots-born Supermodel Opening Up the World of Fashion

Eunice Olumide: The Scots-born Supermodel Opening Up the World of Fashion

Scots-born model, designer, curator, and entrepreneur Eunice Olumide MBE wants to put Scotland on the world fashion map.

10 amazing reasons why Scotland is so family friendly

10 amazing reasons why Scotland is so family friendly

Scotland will put a smile on your face around every corner, with so many family-friendly aspects to make living and working here so special.

Dear Haters: Scotland’s Bold New Crusade to Tackle Hate Crime

Dear Haters: Scotland’s Bold New Crusade to Tackle Hate Crime

Scotland is meeting hate head on in a fierce new campaign that’s targeted at making the country even more open and welcoming.

Scotland’s commitment to being a good global citizen is stronger than ever

Scotland’s commitment to being a good global citizen is stronger than ever

Scotland is strengthening its position as a good global citizen by continuing to make real contributions towards today’s global challenges.

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.

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