ScotGrad Success Stories

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

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.

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The Highlands and Islands are at the Forefront of the Life Sciences Sector

The Life Sciences sector plays an important role in the Highlands & Islands economy. Highlands and Islands Enterprise has plans for a £4.5 million Life Sciences Centre at Inverness Campus, which is being designed specifically to cater to life sciences and technology companies and further enhance the expertise in the area.

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Lerwick Port Authority - Gillian Morrison


Mapping the Way: Gillian Morrison Leads Land Registry Project

University of Aberdeen Law graduate Gillian Morrison joined Lerwick Port Authority to spear-head a project vital for legal compliance.

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Technology Sector Successes From 2017

With our current focus on technology we are looking back on some of our ScotGrad technology success stories as well as providing some advice for how to progress your career in this sector.

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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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Dunns Food and Drinks Scotgrad placement graduates


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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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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Sophie Cochrane and Erin Duff


Seizing opportunities - Meet Sophie Cochrane and Erin Duff

Congratulations are in order today from the whole of the ScotGrad team and our course providers.

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