Learning and skills
A new rural university will be created in Scotland within the next four years by Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC), who have said that they are moving into full higher education with a faculty-based model.
Lantra has announced that Liz Barron-Majerik will be joining the team in Scotland in November, taking on the role of Director. Liz will also play an integral part in Lantra’s senior management team, working closely with CEO, Marcus Potter, and the Lantra Board.
The 2018 Scottish Rural Parliament will take place in Stranraer in Dumfries and Galloway on 14th– 16th November. If you live in or are passionate about rural areas in Scotland, you can attend to learn and make your voice heard. This year's theme is "Taking Action".
The event brings together people from rural communities with decision-makers, for three days of celebration and exploration. Participants examine a wide-range of issues affecting rural communities and make recommendations for change.