Studying in the Scottish Education System

4. March 2013

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Studying in the Scottish Education System

The term is in full swing now and hopefully everyone is getting the hang of classes, tutorials, labs and other academic obligations.  While you are probably finding both similarities and differences between the academic approach embraced at your home school …

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16. April 2014

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Edinburgh: Late April 2014

Edinburgh: Late April 2014

In Fine Fashion: The Art of Tudor and Stuart Fashion: Throughout the End of April, The Queen’s Gallery

The Tudors and Stuarts were among the best-dressed dynasties in British history, and this exhibition looks at the ways in which fashion conveyed important information about status, using paintings, drawings, miniatures and rare examples of surviving clothing from the 16th and 17th centuries.

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16. April 2014

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St Andrews and Nearby: Late April 2014

St Andrews and Nearby: Late April 2014

Music at the Garden: 26 April, St Andrew’s Botanic Garden, 7.30pm

The Alleycats, the university’s mixed-voice a capella contemporary singing group.

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16. April 2014

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Glasgow: Late April 2014

Glasgow: Late April 2014

Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art: Through 21 April, Various Venues

Two-yearly festival of contemporary art commissioned from artists around the globe and including exhibitions in traditional gallery spaces, plus unique site-specific installations and live performance art. The 2012 festival featured acclaimed shows by Wolfgang Tillmans, Jeremy Deller and Ruth Ewan, and the 2014 festival is under new director Sarah McCrory.

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16. April 2014

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Stirling: Late April 2014

Stirling: Late April 2014

Bannockburn 700–Remember Bannockburn!: Throughout the End of April, Smith Art Gallery & Museum

A look at how the battle of Bannockburn has been represented in visual art over the centuries.

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16. April 2014

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Aberdeen: Late April 2014

Aberdeen: Late April 2014

Scottish Fiddle Orchestra: 19 April, Music Hall, 7.30pm

The Scottish Fiddle Orchestra is the country’s foremost large ensemble for traditional music.

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11. April 2014

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Borders Day Trip, Spring 2014

Borders Day Trip, Spring 2014

With an early morning start, students from the University of Glasgow, the University of Edinburgh, the Parliamentary Internship, St Andrews University and the University of Stirling set off to explore Sir Walter’s Scott’s beloved Scottish Borders.

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