Minister learns how pupils benefit from business-academic partnership

2nd May 2017

Shirley-Anne Somerville MSP, the Minister for Further Education, Higher Education and Science, discovered first-hand how a partnership between a publisher of school study guides and a Scottish university has benefited more than 60,000 students and teachers.

The Minister was visiting Interface, the matchmaking service for business-academic partnerships, which introduced Bright Red Publishing to Edinburgh Napier University for a collaboration to create an online study platform to support their printed study guides.

The visit took place at Interface’s Edinburgh office on Potterrow today (Tuesday 2 May), the first day pupils were sitting National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher exams.

The Minister for Further and Higher Education, Shirley-Anne Somerville, said: