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Graduate success stories

Since 2010, over 1000 graduates from approximately 25 different countries have successfully completed placements with businesses and social enterprises across Scotland. Here are some of the most recent examples of what they’ve learned along the way:

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Pamela Scott

Pamela Scott

SUEZ Purification and Disinfection Systems Ltd

Meet Pamela Scott, Graduate Mechanical Design Engineer at SUEZ Purification and Disinfection Systems Ltd. Pamela started her placement in August 2017, and after a year at the company, we were delighted to hear that Pamela’s position had been made permanent.

November 2018

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Natalia Kocheva - Adept Solutions

Natalia Kocheva

Adept Solutions

It’s been just 6 months since Natalia Kocheva, Business Transformation Graduate at Adept Solutions, started her ScotGrad placement. We caught up with her to hear how she’s found it so far. Hear it in Natalia’s own words.

February 2019

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Claire Dyce of Grampian Growers

Claire Dyce

Grampian Growers

Claire summarised what makes her placement company, Grampian Growers, different. We “produce and market daffodil flowers and bulbs as well as potatoes, so it’s something unique compared to other businesses that just operate in the potato industry. I start in the flowers in the next 3-4 weeks and then bulbs start in July so I’m looking forward to getting stuck in then”.

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Eilidh Todd

Eilidh Todd

North Highland Initiative

Eilidh Todd talks about how she benefited from her graduate placement and where she is now five years on in 2018.

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Nuvaquahu NAMINGHA Dialexy

Nuvaquahu Namingha


“The most important thing that I have gained personally is to not be scared of the unknown. It actually might be something good”.

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Pauline Lecomte

Speech Graphics

You’ve likely thought about becoming a teacher, working abroad, being a translator… but working for a company specialising in facial animation software? 

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Marketers collaborating

Sophie Cassidy

Digital Marketing for Business Professionals Certificate (DMB)

If someone asked me a year ago 'what is digital marketing', I probably would have said that it was something to do with websites and social media.

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