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Welcome to the latest news and views from Young Scot and our partners. Find out all the latest about our Young Scot projects or get in touch if you would like to speak to passionate young people.

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The Latest Young Scot News and Views

Young Scots to design new Baby Box

Young Scots to design new Baby Box

Young people across Scotland are being called upon to send in their fun and vibrant designs and concepts, to be a part of the team who will design the new …
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Austrian partnership project Manual

Austrian partnership project Manual

Austrian partnership project Manual ENGLISH …
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CEO Work Shadowing by Connor Friary

CEO Work Shadowing by Connor Friary

Hi, I’m Connor and I’m with Young Scot as part of the Community Jobs Fund, working with the Rewards and Content teams. Early in July I spent the day with …
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Young artist creates Junk Art at GO LIVE! at the Green

Young artist creates Junk Art at GO LIVE! at the Green

All this week, Scottish artist Jonny Walker, age 23, is leading young people to create a sustainable sculpture in Glasgow Green, made entirely from recycled materials. The sculpture will form …
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YOYP2018: Emmie Main

YOYP2018: Emmie Main

My name is Emmie Main and I am a Participation theme leader for the Year of Young People. I am a member of a group called Communic18 and our job …
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Anna, Emma, Isla and Lee - 5Rights Blog

Anna, Emma, Isla and Lee – 5Rights Blog

Hi, our names are Anna, Emma, Isla and Lee and we are the Rights Respecting School Team at Uddingston Grammar. This year we have been working hard to promote children …
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Statement from Louise Macdonald, Chief Executive of Young Scot

Statement from Louise Macdonald, Chief Executive of Young Scot

“Earlier this week we produced an Instagram story on unplugging from social media and taking breaks to aid wellbeing. It is something young people have talked to us about lots – …
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Scotland’s young people to enjoy a spectacular summer of golf

Scotland’s young people to enjoy a spectacular summer of golf

Scotland’s Year of Young People is celebrating across the country’s summer golf events with a series of activities aimed at engaging young people in the game. 2018 in Scotland has …
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Young People Examine Health Tech

Young People Examine Health Tech

Digital technology and how it can help young people to manage their health and wellbeing is the focus of a new project being run by Young Scot in partnership with the Technology Enabled Care Programme at the Scottish Government.   Young Scot …
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Scotland's Young Creative Stars Awarded Funding

Scotland’s Young Creative Stars Awarded Funding

Thirty-two young Scots have been awarded £5,550 to help pursue their creative ambitions through the Time to Shine Nurturing Talent Fund. The Nurturing Talent Fund is administered by young people …
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