Scottish Development International (SDI) are all about discovery: helping ambitious businesses like yours discover new products and services, opportunities, markets and ventures in Scotland.
From technology and financial services, to life sciences and renewables, they have helped thousands of businesses and inward investors realise their ambitions in Scotland.
They will connect you with the right people, in the right place and at the right time.
Founded in 1931, The Scottish Council for Development and Industry (SCDI) is an independent membership network - representing a cross-section of the private, public and social economy sectors – which seeks to engage civic Scotland and influence Government and key stakeholders to ensure sustainable inclusive economic growth and flourishing communities, everywhere in Scotland.
The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. Founded in 1934 and incorporated by Royal Charter in 1940, they work with more than 100 countries across the world in the fields of arts and culture, English language, education and civil society. Last year (2018) the British Council reached more than 75 million people directly and 758 million people overall, including online, through broadcasts and publications.
Colleges Partnership are a not-for-profit cost sharing Company with over 20 years of experience in helping colleges succeed in Europe. The organisation is a shared and dedicated resource that allows partners to work collectively on joint policy issues and provides expert advice and technical support on funding, in particular ERASMUS+, Horizon 2020, ESF, ERDF etc. Colleges Partnership uses its expert knowledge and connections to represent the views of partners in a range of funding, policy and technical forums and it is a repository of good practice and transnational partnership connections. The organisation is also involved in a range of partnership and consultancy projects which further the interests of its partners.
College Development Network leads on innovation, creating CPD opportunities and sharing best practice. Find out about our teams, our vision and values, current vacancies and how to find us. Learn more about the College Development Network.
Vocational Training Charitable Trust (VTCT) is a specialist awarding and assessment organisation; this means we develop world-class vocational and technical qualifications in a range of service sectors. Our qualifications are delivered via over 2,000 approved centres globally with an ever expanding list of centres throughout the UK and Ireland, with increasing international presence.
The U.S. Consulate General Edinburgh, provides all non-emergency passport, citizenship and other consular services for U.S. citizens in Scotland by appointment only. Appointments are scheduled on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
New College Lanarkshire is also a member of the Scotland China Education Network (SCEN), and a SCEN Ambassador.
With more than 350 members, SCEN promotes the learning of Chinese and China's culture in Scottish schools to promote partnerships with the country.
We are active members of the Shandong Scotland Education and Enterprise Partnership (SSEEP) Planning Group. The purpose of SSEEP is to accelerate the advancement of international co-operation, educational connections, cultural understanding and trade and investment collaboration between the two partners.