ScotGrad Success Stories

Welcome to the ScotGrad News Hub, where you will find all the latest updates from the ScotGrad team.

ScotGrad Jonathan Fairfoull Aseptium


Jonathan Fairfoull Designs Innovative Prototypes at Aseptium

Continuing with our technology theme, Mechanical Engineering graduate Jonathan Fairfoull reflects on his graduate placement as an R&D Engineer with medical devices manufacturer, Aseptium.

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Why Placements Will Do Wonders For Your CV

One of the bonuses of being a student is the holiday entitlement but why not devote some of this time into undergoing work placements in different businesses to bolster your CV and shine a light on your future career path?

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Technology Is A Sector To Watch In 2018

ScotGrad’s January theme is Technology; our blog and supporting social media content aims to give you an insight into this growing sector.

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Marion Pollock QMU Careers Adviser


Ask The Expert Queen Margaret University

We continue our series where we ask the careers experts to share their knowledge and expertise about successful graduate placements. This week we hear from Marion Pollock, careers adviser at Queen Margaret University.

Careers Advice
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My time behind the scenes at ScotGrad

Bethany Ansell completed a graduate placement with the ScotGrad team in 2017. Here she talks about her experiences of moving up to the Highlands, starting a new job after uni, and the life lessons she takes away with her.

Graduates & Students
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ScotGrads Given a Taste of the Wholesale Industry by Dunns Food and Drinks

In the second installment of a two part case study, we hear how graduates have enjoyed their first foray into the world of work at Dunns Food and Drinks.

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The Big Christmas Job Hunt

Sometimes taking a different approach helps to regain your focus. Bethany Ansell shares her thoughts about the pressures on graduates, and why the Big Christmas Job Hunt can wait.

Graduates & Students
Jim Rowan, Managing Director of Dunns Food and Drinks


ScotGrad Helps Dunns Food and Drinks Recruit Younger Workforce

In the first of a two part case study, we learn how Dunns Food and Drinks, the independent wholesaler, turned to ScotGrad to encourage a younger workforce to join its ranks and support future growth.

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ScotGrad Helps Bring Innovative Medical App to Market

Law graduate Ifigenia Temesio’s ScotGrad placement led to a whole new career path.

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