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Winning the hearts and minds of young offenders

Plans for the first prison-based dog training rehabilitation programme in the UK will be unveiled this week at an event being organised by The Society for Companion Animal Studies (SCAS) and the Scottish Prison Service at HMYOI Polmont, near Falkirk – the country’s largest young offenders’ institution, located in Central Scotland with over 700 residents.
23 Nov 2010

Scottish Significant Case Review Conference held in Glasgow

Over 100 of Scotland’s practitioners working in the area of child protection are today, (Thursday, November 11), attending a conference at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall which focuses on Significant Case Reviews – Making Them Fit For Purpose.
11 Nov 2010

Graduating Inverness student has her sights set on an army career

More than a hundred student nurses will gather in Inverness for the University of Stirling Graduation Ceremony, which takes place on Friday 5 November at St Andrew’s Cathedral. When the event begins at midday, it will symbolise the next step on a career path for most of the students – one of whom at least has very definite ideas about her future direction. Top stories News Archive Media Guide to Experts Contact us Gallery
1 Nov 2010

New director for national research unit

The University of Stirling, Glasgow Caledonian University and the Chief Scientist Office of the Scottish Government Health Directorates are delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Brian Williams as Director of a national research unit.
4 Nov 2010

Mum and daughter graduate together in Inverness

Invergordon mother and daughter Mandy and Vikki Gunn have spent the last three years living and studying together for their BSc degrees in Adult Nursing. So it’s fitting that they should also graduate together.
8 Nov 2010

African award for Stirling professor

A recently retired University of Stirling academic has been presented with a prestigious honour by the African Studies Association of the UK
17 Nov 2010

Meet the graduating Aquaculture student who did it the hard way

On Friday 26 November, former tractor driver turned Stirling student Steven Prescott will step up onto the stage at the Albert Halls to be capped by the University’s Chancellor, Dr James Naughtie and to receive his degree – an MSc in Sustainable Aquaculture
23 Nov 2010

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