ScotGrad Success Stories

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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
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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?

Careers Advice
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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.

Sector Insights
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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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.

Success Stories
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.

Success Stories
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Insider Tips: Stand Out at Careers Fairs

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

Careers Advice
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.

Success Stories