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    Ambassador Barzun visits Glasgow

    February 6, 2015 The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland hosted Ambassador Barzun, where he met with students designing innovative sets and costumes for the school’s upcoming West Side Story production. Image Credit: RCS/KKDundas

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  • Secretary Kerry Arrives in London to Discuss ISIL, Ukraine With British Foreign Secretary Hammond (State Dept).

    Eric Holder on 800-Year Anniversary of Magna Carta

    24 February - U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder spoke to the Global Law Summit in London to commemorate the 800-Year Anniversary of Magna Carta.

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  • Announcement for SelectUSA 2015 summit registration

    SelectUSA 2015 Registration Now Open

    Registration is now open for the second SelectUSA Investment Summit in the Washington, D.C. area on 23-24 on March 2015.

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  • Seven Scottish athletes

    Scottish Athletes on exchange program

    Jan 15, 7 Scottish athletes who participated on a U.S. Government exchange program met with Jamie Hepburn MSP, Minister for Sport, Health Improvement, and Mental Health at the Scottish Government to share their experiences with him.

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  • Collage for Black History Month

    Black History Month

    Each February, Black History Month honors the struggles and triumphs of millions of American citizens over the most devastating obstacles as well as their contributions to the nation’s cultural and political life.

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  • Amb at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
    Ambassador Barzun Visits Glasgow

    Friday, February 6, Ambassador Matthew Barzun made his third trip to Glasgow as Ambassador. His met with new Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP and new Scottish Labour Leader Jim Murphy MP. The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland hosted Ambassador Barzun, where he met with students designing innovative sets and costumes for the school’s upcoming West Side Story production.  Read more »

  • seven Scottish athletes who participated on a U.S. Government exchange program
    Seven Scottish athletes who participated on a U.S. Government exchange program

    On Thursday, January 15, seven Scottish athletes who participated on a U.S. Government exchange program met with Jamie Hepburn MSP, Minister for Sport, Health Improvement, and Mental Health at the Scottish Government to share their experiences with him. The group also met the Presiding Officer of the Scottish Parliament, the Rt. Hon. Tricia Marwick MSP, during their visit to Holyrood.   Read more »

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    Preparing for the 2015 U.S. Tax Filing Season

    06 February - ALL U.S. citizens and resident aliens must file a U.S. individual income tax return, even if they permanently live outside the United States and may not owe any tax because of income exclusion or tax credit. The due date for filing is April 15th, 2015.  Read more... »

  • Worldwide Worldwide Caution from the Bureau of Consular Affairs
    Worldwide Caution from the Bureau of Consular Affairs

    09 January 2015 - The Department of State is updating the Worldwide Caution to provide information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. Recent terrorist attacks, whether by those affiliated with terrorist entities, copycats, or individual perpetrators, serve as a reminder that U.S. citizens need to maintain a high level of vigilance and take appropriate steps to increase their security awareness.  Full text on State.gov »

  • Ambassador Matthew Barzun delivered the inaugural Carnegie Lecture
    Ambassador Matthew Barzun delivered the inaugural Carnegie Lecture

    On October 16, Ambassador Matthew Barzun delivered the inaugural Carnegie Lecture at the University of Aberdeen. During his visit to Aberdeen, Ambassador Barzun also met with students from Robert Gordon University and the Scottish Youth Parliament, business leaders, and the Lord Provost of Aberdeen.   Read the speech »

  • CG Edinburgh reception included a contribution by Junaid Ashruf (18), an alumnus of Embassy London’s Young Leaders Exchange program.
    Faith and Cultural Diversity in Scotland

    On September 30, the U.S. Consulate General in Edinburgh hosted a reception to celebrate faith and cultural diversity in Scotland. The reception included a contribution by Junaid Ashruf (18), an alumnus of Embassy London’s Young Leaders Exchange program.  Read more »

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    USA College Day - the largest U.S. University Fair in the UK

    If you are considering undergraduate study in the US, USA College Day is not to be missed! At College Day you will have the opportunity to speak with over 170 exhibitors representing universities in the U.S. and educational service providers. This event is not to be missed by students, parents or advisors. Book your place now!  Register for USA College Day »

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