ScotGrad Success Stories

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Linguistics: Pauline Lecomte’s unique ScotGrad placement

If you’re studying a Languages or Linguistics degree, you perhaps haven’t considered the wide range of opportunities available to someone with your unique skillset.

Success Stories
Edinburgh Castle


The Edinburgh Effect

Ever wondered what it’s like to live in Scotland’s Capital? Look no further. In this blog, we offer you a snapshot of what to expect.

Graduates & Students
Callanish Stones, Lewis


Student and graduate placements across the Highlands and Islands - part two

In this blog we continue to explore stunning locations across the Highlands and Islands and highlight why you should consider applying for a placement in one of these areas.

Graduates & Students
Shellfish, Scrabster, Caithness


Student and Graduate placements across the Highlands and Islands - part one

Have you considered a placement in the Highlands and Islands? With opportunities on offer in a variety of locations you could discover a whole new side to Scotland, make life-long friends and business connections as well as gain vital skills for the world beyond university…

Graduates & Students
A picture of Inverness


What it is like to live in the Capital of the Highlands

There’s more to finding a job than just the role itself. Today we shine a light on what it’s like to live in Inverness, the capital of the Highlands including all those practicalities you might be concerned about.

Graduates & Students
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Free online Digital Marketing course offered to ScotGrads through Jump Digital

University of Aberdeen Business School and Jump Digital are giving ScotGrads the chance to learn more about Digital Marketing through a free online course.

Events & News
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SME Business Growth in Scotland

SMEs play a vital role in the Scottish economy and there are currently over 360,000 Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) providing an estimated 1.2 million jobs. We look at the Scottish SME landscape, including a Scottish Enterprise emerging priority area, Industry 4.0.

Graduates & Students
Staff at FSC Scotland in Millport


Emanuele de Vito brings fresh thinking to FSC Scotland

At the end of a 12-month placement with FSC Scotland, we caught up with graduate Emanuele de Vito to find out what he’s gained from his business development role, and asked FSC Scotland’s Alex MacFie about the benefits graduates can bring to a business.

Success Stories
Shelley at the Kelpies


Making the move: why location doesn't have to be the deciding factor

by Shelley Morgan
Graduate Recruitment Manager

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