ScotGrad Success Stories

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

Tidal energy


Graduate opportunities in the energy sector in the Highlands and Islands

Hydro, tidal, wind and wave: if you’re considering your career options, the energy sector should be on your marine radar.

Sector Insights
Aberdeen Harbour picture from Visit Aberdeen


Does the Granite City offer residents the Aber-dream?

We explore Aberdeen and shine a light on some of the best attractions it has to offer.

Sector Insights
A wind turbine


Renewables Powerhouse: Scotland forging ahead

This month, we’re focusing on Environment and Energy, here we’re taking a closer look into the renewables sector in Scotland.

Sector Insights
Stephanie Brewer, Careers Adviser University of Dundee


Ask The Expert: University of Dundee

Here we ask careers experts to share their knowledge and expertise about successful graduate placements. This time we hear from Stephanie Brewer, careers adviser at the University of Dundee.

Careers Advice
RSS Discovery of Antartica, Dundee


Maybe, just maybe, design-led Dundee has it all

Ever wondered what it’s like to live in Scotland’s sunniest city?

Sector Insights
Michael Fraser


Whisky and Gin: Michael Fraser's neat career

We spoke to Michael Fraser to find out more about his placement with a growing Highland distillery.

Success Stories
Isle of Lewis


Spòrsnis on the Isle of Lewis: Gaelic for sports and recreation

University of Strathclyde graduate Mìcheil Russell Smith talks about his placement on the Isle of Lewis.

Success Stories
Video game controller


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.

Sector Insights