View the media release on  pdf Inspirational Student Ilisa Stack (168 KB)  who outlined her successful journey at Colleges Scotland's Parliamentary Reception which took place on Tuesday 25 September 2018.

The Scottish Government has launched a new scheme aimed at tackling period poverty today (Friday 24 August 2018).  All colleges have embraced this policy and will be making sanitary products freely available to those who need them.  We are pleased by the Scottish Government’s announcement that funding is now available for this initiative as this will support colleges in rolling out this provision in campuses the length and breadth of the country. 

Read the Scottish Government's press release.

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Colleges have been working with employers since the Flexible Workforce Development Fund launched in autumn 2017 and we have collated a  pdf Case Studies Booklet (911 KB)  with examples of how the FWDF has been utilised in its first year.

Audrey Cumberford, Principal and Chief Executive of West College Scotland blogs on the Scottish Government's website about how the Scottish Funding Council and Scottish Government’s £500,000 College Innovation Fund is supporting innovation across Scotland.  Read the blog on the Scottish Government's website.