International students in the UK have experienced or known Burns Night through their stay here. Some of them even have heard about it in their home town from the estimated 28 million pure Scottish and descendants scattered in 13 countries around the world. To help new foreign students better appreciate the festivities and provide old ones, both international and local, with a ready reference, here is essential information on the Burns Night.
In honour of the greatest Scot of all time, Robert Burns (1759 – 1796), the Scottish people throughout the world and even those of non-Scottish descent but ardent fans of his works, celebrated Burns Night yesterday, 25th January. In connection to this important occasion, the Scottish government has announced that starting 2014/2015, all students who […]