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A gift between friends: Scotland & Canada celebrate 150 years of the Confederation

2017, október 16 - 10:00de
A ceremony is taking place today in Ottawa, to celebrate the strong relationship between Scotland and Canada. Canada, which is also celebrating the 150th anniversary of its confederation this year, has an enduring friendship with Scotland, as well as many cultural and historical links.

The University Founders: The Scotsmen That Shaped Canada’s Higher Education

2017, szeptember 28 - 3:33du
In the month of October, some things can always be counted on across Scotland and Canada. Autumn begins to take a firm hold, turning the leaves incredible shades of gold, scarlet and orange. Also, university campuses bustle as the new academic year gets into full flow.

Scotland’s Stunning Sights Secure Accolade of ‘Most Beautiful Country’

2017, szeptember 19 - 10:44de
Scotland was recently voted ‘Most Beautiful Country in the World´ by readers of the acclaimed ‘travel bible’ Rough Guides. This is one in a list of several accolades which mark us out as one of the most beautiful countries in the world. Of course, this comes as no surprise to us, but we may be a little biased on that!

Scotland voted most beautiful country in the world

2017, szeptember 4 - 5:07du
Scotland is officially the Most Beautiful Country in the World, according to renowned travel publication, Rough Guide. Rough Guide is the bible for the world’s travellers and is hugely respected around the world. It is a remarkable achievement, though not surprising, that Scotland has received this impressive accolade from their readers.

The Hector Settlers: Creating a ‘New Scotland’ in Canada

2017, augusztus 28 - 10:55de
244 years ago, on 15 September 1773, the town of Pictou in Nova Scotia welcomed nearly 200 Scottish settlers on board the ship, Hector. The landing of this famous ship is popularly regarded as one of the earliest arrivals of Scottish settlers to Canada.

Alice Munro: Canada’s Nobel Laureate

2017, július 26 - 5:00du
Alice Munro is one of Canada’s brightest literary stars and her work has established her as one of the greatest living writers of fiction. She also has the honour of being Canada’s sole recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature, which was won in 2013.

Scotland’s top young athletes ready for Commonwealth challenge

2017, július 19 - 3:10du
Scotland’s best and brightest young athletes are in the Bahamas this week, taking part in the Commonwealth Youth Games. This is the sixth edition of the Games, which will run until 23 July and Team Scotland has taken 40 athletes under the age of 18 to compete against the Commonwealth’s best young talent.

Scotland’s top young athletes ready for Commonwealth challenge

2017, július 19 - 3:10du
Scotland’s best and brightest young athletes are in the Bahamas this week, taking part in the Commonwealth Youth Games. This is the sixth edition of the Games, which will run until 23 July and Team Scotland has taken 40 athletes under the age of 18 to compete against the Commonwealth’s best young talent.

Scotland’s Women Ready for Battle at Euro 2017 Football Tournament

2017, július 18 - 12:00du
The Scotland women’s national team are gearing up for the start of the UEFA Women’s Euro 2017 Tournament this week. The competition, which takes place in the Netherlands, will unfold over the next three weeks with the final taking place on 6 August in the town of Enschede.

Scotland’s Women Ready for Battle at Euro 2017 Football Tournament

2017, július 18 - 12:00du
The Scotland women’s national team are gearing up for the start of the UEFA Women’s Euro 2017 Tournament this week. The competition, which takes place in The Netherlands, will unfold over the next three weeks with the final taking place on 6 August in the town of Enschede.

World’s best golfers ready to tee off at the 2017 Scottish Open

2017, július 13 - 1:47du
The world’s top golfers will head to Scotland this week for the 2017 Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open golf championship. The tournament is the largest annual golf event to take place in Scotland and is part of the European Tour.