Pioneering tutoring project is a winner at Herald Higher Education Awards

  • Pioneering tutoring project is a winner at Herald Higher Education Awards

    31st May 2024

    A tutoring project, which has helped senior school pupils catch up with learning lost during the pandemic, has just had a big win at the Herald Higher Education Awards. Having helped over 1000 school children to reconnect with learning, Queen Margaret University’s Enhanced Learning Tutoring Initiative (ELTI) was recognised for…

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  • University commissions community artwork to celebrate 150 years

    22nd May 2024

    An East Lothian artist has been commissioned to design and create a unique public art piece which will take centre stage in the grounds of Queen Margaret University (QMU). Made possible by donations from members of the QMU Community, the engaging artwork will be unveiled in 2025 to coincide with…

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  • University launches free disability resources for schools

    8th May 2024

    A university in Edinburgh has developed a series of resources for use in educational settings to help enhance disability literacy. Queen Margaret University (QMU), Edinburgh, will launch its new Toy Box Diversity Lab website of resources on 9th May 2024, which will help guide discussions between educators and their primary…

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  • Initiative encourages people to prepare for University board membership

    2nd May 2024

    Queen Margaret University is launching an initiative which will support participants from different backgrounds into membership of the University’s governing body (the University Court). The new GIVE Scheme will encourage, support and upskill QMU alumni who lack the necessary experience to become part of the University’s governing body. Participants could also…

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  • Food and drink entrepreneurs can THRIVE with programme insight

    2nd May 2024

    Workshops and webinars are being offered to help anyone who wants to kickstart their journey in the food and drink sector. THRIVE 2024 offers participants the chance to gain crucial entrepreneurial skills and meet industry experts who can help turn their ideas into reality. Delivered by experts from Scotland’s Rural…

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  • QMU students recognised in national widening access campaign

    15th April 2024

    The extraordinary stories of two Queen Margaret University graduates who entered higher education from a non-traditional route are being highlighted in a new national campaign by Universities Scotland. ‘40 Faces’ aims to champion the diversity and success of widening access programmes from universities across Scotland, telling the stories of students…

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  • QMU invites business and community members to learn about its work

    15th April 2024

    In April, Queen Margaret University is set to welcome representatives from business, industry and voluntary organisations, along with members of the local community and alumni, to its annual open event to learn about the fascinating range of work that is going on at the University. People from across Edinburgh and…

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  • QMU invites business and community members to learn about its work

    8th April 2024

    In April, Queen Margaret University is set to welcome representatives from business, industry and voluntary organisations, along with members of the local community and alumni, to its  annual open event to learn about the fascinating range of work that is going on at the University. People from across Edinburgh and…

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  • University upskills food industry professionals with new sensory course

    19th March 2024

    Passionate food professionals now have the chance to develop a new set of skills with the latest short course from Queen Margaret University (QMU), Edinburgh – an institution known for its rich history in food studies. The new course, ‘Developing a Food Sensory Analysis Panel’ will help those working in…

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  • £150k for QMU students following renewal of historic partnership

    13th March 2024

    An extended three-year agreement with Santander Universities will result in £150,000 worth of further support for Queen Margaret University (QMU), Edinburgh. Each year since 2007, Santander has donated funds accumulating to more than £1.5 million to its inaugural partner, QMU, to help with student success and progression. The three-year renewal,…

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