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Student success stories

Every summer, students gain valuable paid experience during short-term placements, working with organisations and social enterprises in Scotland. Here are some of their experiences.

  • Diane Bruce

    Diane Bruce

    Fèisean nan Gàidheal

    Diane Bruce talks about why she enjoyed undertaking her Gaelic Summer Placement earlier this year.

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  • Amanda Nicolson Case Study

    Amanda Nicolson

    Hebridean Spa Ltd

    Amanda, currently studying at Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen returned home to the Isle of Lewis this summer to undertake her SoctGrad Summer Placement with Hebridean Spa.

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  • Holly McDonald

    Holly McDonald

    Sistemic Scotland Ltd

    "I would definitely recommend the programme to other students." Holly McDonald undertook a placement with Sistemic Scotland Ltd over the summer of 2015. Here, she describes her role and the benefits of the programme.

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  • Corrie Green

    Corrie Green

    HexWar Games Ltd

    For Corrie, a game and web designer, this student placement was right up his street. 

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  • Elena Hindinger

    Elena Hindinger


    After completing her placement as a R&D Support Scientist at Hyaltech, Elena returned to her degree with new knowledge, passion, and experience. Read about the exciting projects she worked on here...

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  • Liam Rooney Life Sciences Student

    Liam Rooney

    Sartorius Stedim BioOutsource Limited

    As one of the successful candidates of the Life Sciences programme in 2014, Liam shares his placement experience and how this led to more opportunities than he expected.

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