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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 Scot Awards Announces Top Entertainment

Young Scot Awards Announces Top Entertainment

This year’s Young Scot Sunday Mail – supported by Steven Brown Art – Awards are set to be one of the biggest celebrations for young people across Scotland. Young Scot …
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#GirlsGetOot campaign to inspire young women to get outside

#GirlsGetOot campaign to inspire young women to get outside

A new campaign to inspire more young women to get outside and enjoy nature has been unveiled on World Mental Health Day. Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) and Young Scot have …
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Young Scots champion digital rights at youth summit in the Capital

Young Scots champion digital rights at youth summit in the Capital

Young people gathered in Scotland’s capital today to debate and celebrate the rights of young people in a digital world at the first ever Young Scot 5Rights summit. The summit …
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Toni Twigg selected as the First Minister's mentee

Toni Twigg selected as the First Minister’s mentee

Toni Twigg, 21-year-old volunteer with the Care Inspectorate has been selected as the First Minister’s next mentee, as part of the ‘First Mentor’ initiative. Toni, from Glasgow, will be mentored …
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Young Scots Unveil Inspiring ‘Junk Art’ Sculpture at People’s Palace

Young Scots Unveil Inspiring ‘Junk Art’ Sculpture at People’s Palace

Today Glasgow’s Year of Young People 2018 Ambassadors gathered at the People’s Palace in Glasgow for the unveiling of young artist Johnny Walker’s ‘junk art’ sustainable tree sculpture made entirely …
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A Day in the Life of a CEO

A Day in the Life of a CEO

YOYP 2018 Ambassador Megan McSharry spent the day with Young Scot CEO Louise Macdonald OBE as part of a workshadowing experience. Find out more about her day in the blog …
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YOYP2018: Mollie McGoran

YOYP2018: Mollie McGoran

Hello! My name is Mollie McGoran, I’m 15 years old and I’m from the Highlands. I have been passionate about education and helping others my whole life which is why …
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Young Scot Launches Access To Sanitary Products Campaign

Young Scot Launches Access To Sanitary Products Campaign

The Scottish Government and Young Scot have launched a new campaign which gives young people all the information they need about periods and access to sanitary products. Our dedicated access …
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Smart Tech to Tackle Attainment

Smart Tech to Tackle Attainment

A new project to tackle the attainment gap in Scotland through partnership with Scottish Government and Young Scot was launched today in Paisley by Deputy First Minister John Swinney. Working …
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