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Big Ideas Workshops

Rural young people with a new business or social enterprise idea, or working on an established project, that will benefit themselves and their local community will have access to a series of workshops held across Scotland in April and May, 2020.

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Think Different

Fifteen Scottish Enterprise Rural Leaders and five Rural Youth Project delegates were challenged to “think different” on the urban/rural divide on a learning journey to the Netherlands.

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Survey Overview

The results of the 2018 Rural Youth Project survey show that 72% of young people living in rural locations feel optimistic about their future despite the challenges of transport, access to services, employment and connectivity.

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Minister Supports Rural Youth Project

Scottish Government's Minister for Rural Affairs and the Natural Environment Mairi Gougeon lives in rural Angus and is passionate about supporting young people in rural communities and the Rural Youth Project.

Rural Youth Project

The Rural Youth Project is an international grassroots movement for positive change to empower young people (18 to 28 years of age) to develop their leadership, enterprise & activism skills, to play an integral part in making rural places attractive and viable for young people to build their lives and their futures there.

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Watch

As part of the Rural Youth Project, we will follow the lives of 15 young people to tell their story.

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Listen

Listen

The Rural Youth Project podcast is produced by Jez Fredenburgh for Jane Craigie Marketing.

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Learn

Learn

The survey explores many aspects of young people’s lives, view the findings.

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