Social Work & Social Sciences Affiliations

We are proud to be associated with the following leading organisations, institutions and professional bodies.

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Aberdeen College

Aberdeen College is Scotland's largest provider of further/higher education. Upon completing an HNC or HND, many students go on to complete a degree at Robert Gordon University.

Scottish Social Services Council

The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) was created under the Regulation of Care (Scotland) Act 2001 by the then Scottish Executive to protect people who use services, raise standards of practice and strengthen and support the professionalism of the workforce.

British Psychological Society

The British Psychological Society is the representative body for psychology and psychologists in the UK. 

British Sociological Association

The British Sociological Association promotes sociology, supports sociologists, and is the public face of sociology in Britain. 

Institute for Research and Innovation in the Social Sciences

The mission of IRISS is to promote positive outcomes for the people who use Scotland's social services. This is done by enhancing the capacity and capability of the social services workforce to access and make use of knowledge and research for service innovation and improvement.

The Care Inspectorate

The Care Inspectorate aims to deliver rigorous inspections that will drive up standards and improve the quality of social work services across Scotland.

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