Scotland News

Team India tackle Homeless World Cup in Glasgow

Jul 2016

Two teams from India have travelled to Scotland to take part in this year’s Homeless World Cup in Glasgow.

Student start-up snapped up by Facebook

May 2016

Two Indian graduates who studied at the University of Edinburgh have had their company bought by social media powerhouse Facebook.

Paisley Pattern brings together East and West for fashion show

Feb 2016

A cultural exchange between India and Scotland has been celebrated with a colourful fashion show showcasing different designs of the famous Paisley Pattern.

Applications now open for Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships

Feb 2016

Indian students can now apply for a scheme which offers up to 100 financial awards towards tuition fees to study in Scotland.

New Fellows Programme Launched in India

Jan 2016

The Scottish Government and the Centre of Expertise for Water (CREW) have announced the launch of a new Hydro Nation International Fellows programme in India.

Indian students given chance to stay in Scotland after studies

Jan 2016

Company sponsorship and entrepreneurial schemes are giving Indian students the opportunity to work in Scotland after their studies.

Indian company launches Life Sciences facility in Scotland

Nov 2015

Indian healthcare company, Piramal Healthcare, which is based in Scotland has opened a new life sciences manufacturing facility in Grangemouth.

India’s ‘Waterman’ visits Scotland

Oct 2015

'Holding Water' which was held at the James Hutton Institute, celebrated the UK visit of Rajendra Singh who is a well-known water conservationist from India

Go Global comes to Scotland

Sep 2015

An interactive event designed to bring together businesses and Scottish Development International has taken place in Glasgow and Inverness.

Space whisky experiment gets off the ground

Sep 2015

An experiment which saw a sample of whisky rocketed in to space has revealed ‘ground breaking’ results. A sample of Ardbeg Distillery’s unmatured malt whisky was sent to the International Space Station in a cargo spacecraft in 2011.

Glasgow Kelvin College explores India’s fashions and textiles

Sep 2015

Three faculty members from Glasgow Kelvin College embarked on a successful exchange to the Government Polytechnic College for women in Guntur last month to help create collaborative working between Scotland and India’s garment industries.

First India-Scotland Business Summit

Sep 2015

The first India-Scotland Business Summit has taken place in Edinburgh this August. The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Scottish Development International (SDI) have joined to strengthen business links between India and Scotland.

Student realises career thanks to University of Strathclyde

Aug 2015

A student from Chennai has praised the University of Strathclyde for helping to shape his future career in biomedical research.

Celtic Connections brings Southbank Centre’s Alchemy to Glasgow in May

May 2015

For the first time, Southbank Centre’s cross arts festival, Alchemy, will be launched in Glasgow. Featuring music, dance and literature, Alchemy Glasgow will explore the cultural connections between the UK, India and Pakistan.

Scotland and India teams triumph at global coding competition

Apr 2015

Teams from universities in Scotland and India have taken the top two spots in one of the world’s largest student coding challenges, CodeVite.