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Young People and the Highlands and Islands

Published by Highlands and Island Enterprise, November 2018

This report presents the findings of a major research study focused on the changing attitudes and aspirations of young people aged between 15 and 30, in relation to living in the Highlands and Islands, and how opportunities can be maximised for all those keen to live, work and study in the region. The study involved large-scale engagement with young people as well as extensive desk research and consultations with key stakeholders. It builds on similar research undertaken in 2015 by ekosgen for Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) titled ‘Young People and the Highlands and Islands: Attitudes and Aspirations’