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A family united across the Atlantic

A conversation on one of Scotland's many golf courses in the late 1980s, unlocked years of family history and roots to relatives across the Atlantic for the Landels family.

About Scotland Week

Thousands of people across the USA and Canada unite every year to celebrate Scotland Week, also known as Tartan Week. Many people can trace their roots back to Scotland, and the week of activities helps them to connect with their heritage in sensational style. 

Bill Gates backs cutting-edge agriculture research projects in Scotland

Bill Gates is the latest person to recognise and back cutting-age research projects taking place in Scotland.

Chelsea Clinton praises Scotland’s female leadership

Chelsea Clinton has praised First Minister Nicola Sturgeon for being “incredibly courageous” in talking openly about the challenges of being a female leader.

David Livingstone - The boy from Blantyre who became an African legend

“Dr Livingstone, I presume”

- Henry Morton Stanley, upon meeting Livingstone - who had lost contact with the outside world 6 years earlier - in Tanzania.

John Muir: The Life and Times

John Muir, was a Scottish naturalist, author, and early advocate of preservation of wilderness in the United States.

Scotland launches new scholarship programme with study abroad company, Go Overseas

US students are now eligible to apply for the brand new Study Abroad Scholarship in Scotland, which is worth up to a whopping USD $15,000 and covers a full semester of tuition and round trip flights.

Scotland: a Fair Trade nation

Did you know that Scotland was one of the first countries in the world to be named a Fair Trade nation?

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