November 19th 2014 | Our Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh

Why you should attend

At Scotland's Universities 2014 you will explore:

  • What impact will the result of the referendum will have on tuition fees, research funding and international cooperation?
  • How will Westminster’s higher education and research policy evolve and what will be the impact on Scotland?
  • What needs to be done to secure further resources and attract top talent for world-class research in a time of ever-tightening budgets?
  • Are Scottish universities prepared for increasing competition for international students?

Book now so you can question and discover the important changes coming to the higher education sector post referendum.

About the event

With the independence referendum, ever-tightening budgets and increasing competition for international students and top-level researchers, multiple challenges and uncertainties are lying ahead for Scotland’s Higher Education institutions.

Scotland’s Universities 2014 Conference will be the first opportunity for Scotland’s higher education sector to come together and discuss how the outcome of the referendum will affect the sector, what universities can do to boost innovation in Scotland and how Scottish higher education can continue to excel on the world stage. 

Speakers include

  • ​​Michael Russel MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Education & Lifelong Learning
  • Pam Tatlow, Chief Executive, Million+
  • Alastair Sim, Director, Universities Scotland

Who attended and what happened in 2013

See a brief overview of last years agenda, who attended and what they thought for Higher Education: Progressing the Nation