ScotGrad Success Stories

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

Marine biotechnology

23/02/2018

Marine Biotechnology: Blooming in the Highlands

As part of this month's Sciences theme, ScotGrad's Alexis Evans has been finding out about marine biotech.

Sector Insights
Lab

20/02/2018

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.

Sector Insights
Life Sciences

12/02/2018

February Focus: Sciences and Life Sciences

With preparations underway for this year’s Scottish Life Sciences Internship Programme, and innovative collaborations in the Highlands and Islands making the shortlist in Scotland’s upcoming Life Sciences Awards, this month we’re turning our focus to the sector of science, and the government’s strategy behind growing it.

Sector Insights
Fiona Macintyre MindGenius

31/01/2018

Ask the Expert: Technology MindGenius

by Shelley Morgan
ScotGrad Graduate Recruitment Manager

Careers Advice

29/01/2018

Scenery and Software: Technology Opportunities in the Highland and Islands

John MacKenzie, Senior Development Manager - Technology and Advanced Engineering at Highlands and Islands Enterprise, is our guest contributor this month and offers his thoughts on the growing opportunities for tech in the Highlands and Islands.

Sector Insights
Person wearing a suit giving a thumbs up.

12/01/2018

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?

Careers Advice
black image with coloured coding on a computer screen

03/01/2018

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.

Sector Insights
Marion Pollock QMU Careers Adviser

15/12/2017

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
man sitting at a desk, reading and writing, preparing for a career fair

02/11/2017

Insider Tips: Stand Out at Careers Fairs

Follow these steps to ensure you maximise your time spent scouting out potential recruiters

Careers Advice