Uphill path for lifelong learning

August 22, 2003

The Scottish further and higher education funding councils are doing their bit to promote lifelong learning through the use of an atmospheric landscape of rolling hills in shades of purple.

The image will be plastered over the publications of the two councils, which ministers plan to merge. Anyone collecting a full set of annual reports and corporate plans will find the front covers merge to create the full landscape.

Steven Mitchell, business director of image consultants Tayburn who devised the new look, said: "It's about horizons, opportunities and choices, which we thought was a nice sentiment that brought together the work of further and higher education. It's about having goals, not just wandering aimlessly. That's why there are paths and clear routes."

You've reached your article limit.

Register to continue

Registration is free and only takes a moment. Once registered you can read a total of 3 articles each month, plus:

  • Sign up for the editor's highlights
  • Receive World University Rankings news first
  • Get job alerts, shortlist jobs and save job searches
  • Participate in reader discussions and post comments

Have your say

Log in or register to post comments

Most Commented

James Fryer illustration (27 July 2017)

It is not Luddism to be cautious about destroying an academic publishing industry that has served us well, says Marilyn Deegan

Hand squeezing stress ball
Working 55 hours per week, the loss of research periods, slashed pensions, increased bureaucracy, tiny budgets and declining standards have finally forced Michael Edwards out
Jeffrey Beall, associate professor and librarian at the University of Colorado Denver

Creator of controversial predatory journals blacklist says some peers are failing to warn of dangers of disreputable publishers

Kayaker and jet skiiers

Nazima Kadir’s social circle reveals a range of alternative careers for would-be scholars, and often with better rewards than academia

hole in ground

‘Drastic action’ required to fix multibillion-pound shortfall in Universities Superannuation Scheme, expert warns