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Graduate success stories

Since 2010, over 1000 graduates from 23 different countries have had the satisfaction of making their mark with scores of projects across Scotland, in all kinds of companies and social enterprises. Here's a selection of their stories.

  • Sucessful ScotGrad Alumni Andrew Perry

    Andrew Perry

    Orb Group

    Andrew Perry applied for a ScotGrad placement as he wanted a challenging, engaging role after university. He tells us about everything he learnt over the past few months...

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  • Successful ScotGrad Alumni David Smith

    David Smith

    Impact Solutions

    David Smith was quickly promoted to project manager in his placement company, and gets to travel around the UK, Europe, and Canada! Read about his experience, and his thoughts on the benefits of smaller companies below.

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  • Rosarra Mulvey successful ScotGrad Alumna

    Rosarra Mulvey

    Caledonian Plywood Co Ltd

    Rosarra joined the team at Caledonian Plywood in 2015, quickly progressing through her ScotGrad placement and stepping up to the position of HR Manager less than a year later. She tells us about her placement experience, and has some tips for graduates.

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  • Hannah Peebles

    Hannah Peebles

    Food and Drink Hub

    Hannah put her skills to use in the food and drink sector during her 12 month placement through ScotGrad. She tells us about her placement experience and the exciting projects she has been involved in.

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  • David McGawn ICS Learn

    David McGawn

    ICS Learn

    David McGawn joined ICS Learn in 2013 on a 12 month placement through ScotGrad. Still with the company in 2016, he tells us more about his experience.

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  • Euan Hunt Graduate with Jutexpo

    Euan Hunt

    Jutexpo Ltd

    After graduating from Edinburgh Napier University, Euan was eager to find a challenging marketing role with a smaller business. After being promoted to the marketing manager in his placement company, one of his latest tasks involved recruiting a new ScotGrad Associate! Read more here.

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