Scottish Testing Group

The aim of the Group is to promote and share excellence in systems and software testing in Scotland.

Two half day events are organised each year to enable networking with other testing professionals and also to provide each member of the Group with the opportunity to gain knowledge to help them improve the testing process in their company.

Though the Group is based in Scotland and is primarily aimed at Scottish Testers, it is open to anyone from the UK who wishes to join. It aims to support and work with the UK Software Testing Specialist Group where and when appropriate.

Membership is free to BCS members. If you would like to be added to the mailing list for Scottish Testing please email Shaun Gauld at, but this does not mean that you are a member of BCS.

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Related Information

See events page for details of a special training event featuring renowned speaker and testing expert Fiona Charles on 10-11th October in Edinburgh. Places are limited so be quick!

Our Autumn STG event and AGM will take place on 19th October in Edinburgh at the Royal Scots( 29-31 Abercromby Place, EH3 6QE). Confirmed keynote speakers are Huib Schoots and Tony Bruce - both are regulars on the testing conference circuit and have excellent reputations as speakers. We will also feature six lightning talks and YOU could give one. See Events for more details.


The links page has been updated again. Latest changes include details of some new events, testing mindmaps and some additional tool vendors.

Networking Opportunities

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Join the Scottish Testing SG open discussion group on LinkedIn and meet fellow members
Read the Scottish Testing Blog.
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