Volunteering: inspiring your future

From volunteering or travelling to work experience and internships, taking time out after school to do something that inspires you will certainly benefit your future.

Next steps: Post graduation goals

There are many different ways to put your degree to good use after you graduate, getting into a graduate scheme or specialist graduate roles will see you utilise all your learning whilst gaining valuable experience: It’s a win, win.

Mental health: It’s time to mind yer heid

Mental health has never been more important than now and it’s crucial you and your pals know you’re not alone. Stormzy to Lewis Capaldi, even the biggest stars in the world are taking the time to mind their mental health and wellbeing. View this post on Instagram We understand that the past week online may have been very traumatic for a lot of us […]

Your guide to starting university life

From leaving home to making new friends and pursuing your dreams, university can be the most exciting time of your life. We look at what you need to consider before stepping into the world of higher education.

University: Virtual open days

While keeping close to home to stay safe is important, if you’re considering attending university it’s important to attend an open day. This year, universities across Scotland will be holding virtual open days so you can choose the right fit for you.

Study: UCAS applications explained

From choosing the right universities or colleges to apply for, to acing your personal statement, the UCAS application process can feel overwhelming. We’ve got you covered with what you need to know.

Watch as the UK comes together to #ClapForOurCarers

Last night, thousands of us around the country came together to clap for those on the frontline of the Coronavirus outbreak: the NHS medical staff treating patients, the carers, support workers and all key workers at this time.

The best podcasts to listen to in isolation

If you’ve been social distancing or self-isolating, you might be looking for new things to do to keep yourself entertained and stay positive during this challenging time. And podcasts are great fun and can feel like you’re not alone.

Staying off social media during COVID-19

During uncertain times such as these, you might find yourself glued to your phone, scrolling Twitter for constant updates, or retreating to Instagram to try and find some positivity.

At the epicentre with a meteorologist

British Science Week kicked off on 6 March, giving you the perfect opportunity to learn more about the planet we call home. If you’re wondering about a career that can help make a difference to the climate, meteorology might be for you.

Step into nursing

There are over 60,000 nursing professionals working in Scotland, each one delivering invaluable care to patients around the country. Two nurses explain why you should consider a dynamic career in nursing. 

Apprenticeships: understanding applications

After you’ve decided to undertake an apprenticeship the next step is applying. The process is different for each type of apprenticeship: but don’t stress, we’re taking the confusion out of the application process.

Apprenticeship know-how

Apprenticeships are a great option if you’re not sure about your subjects for next year, or what you want to do when you leave school. From foundation to graduate, we’re bringing you the different types, so you can decide on the right next step for you.

Hittin’ the books

In uncertain times such as these, you may be wondering how the recent outbreak of COVID-19 (AKA Coronavirus) might affect you.

From student to superhero at Robert Gordon University

Are you deciding what career path to follow after you leave school? Maybe you’re looking to enhance your knowledge to bag that promotion or change career direction completely? Robert Gordon University (RGU) could be the catalyst to your career.

10 fun facts to celebrate Burns’ Night

Today (25 January) is the day we celebrate Scotland’s national treasure; the man who put our humble country on the map, whose words and poetry have been heard and celebrated all around the world. No, not Rod Stewart (our adopted son). That’s right, we’re talking Robert Burns.

Celebrating Chinese New Year

Today (25 January) is the start of Lunar New Year, otherwise known as Chinese New Year – 新年快乐, Happy New Year! 2020 is the Year of the Rat, but what does this year have in store for you?

Go the extra mile with a career at Aldi

With over 800 stores, a career with supermarket chain Aldi comes with plenty of opportunities. An apprenticeship or graduate programme with Aldi could help you go the extra mile.

Managing your mental health at work

We’ve all had days where we just couldn’t face the thought of getting out of bed and heading to school, uni or your part-time job. It happens to the best of us.

Grab a free burger with the Hard Rock Cafe

There’s no doubt about it – January is definitely the worst month of the year. It’s dark, cold, wet and it’s no longer acceptable to play Christmas tunes. What’s even the point?

General Election: everything you need to know about polling day

Tomorrow (12 December), is the day the country will head to polling stations to vote for the new government. Maybe this is your first election, or maybe you just need a refresh on what happens on the day? Either way, we’re bringing you a rundown of everything you need to know about polling day for […]

Dream big with the Scottish Institute for Enterprise

Remember when you were little, and adults would ask ‘what do you want to be when you grow up?’ When did that turn into ‘what do you want to do when you graduate?’ As we get bigger, our dreams often seem to get smaller, but that’s no reason to let a conventional job market define […]

Flying high with a career in the RAF

You don’t have to fly to be in the RAF. With over 52 roles on offer, a world of potential (quite literally) was opened up to Josh Taylor when he left school to join-up.

INTERVIEW: The power of YouTube with Nina Nesbitt

Last night (25 November), YouTube hosted a workshop in Glasgow, giving the next generation of aspiring Scottish music artists, businesses, and music students the chance to learn how they can use YouTube to build a career.

General election: everything you need to know about the parties

As you might have heard already, on 12 December, we will be heading out to the polls, to take part in a general election. Today (26 November) is the deadline to register to vote. But motivating yourself to vote can be especially difficult if you’re unsure about what the different parties are offering. We’re breaking […]

INTERVIEW: Dodging Hypersonic Missiles with Sam Fender

Since rocketing onto the scene in 2016 Sam Fender has been making waves in the music industry. Emma Storr talks growing up, staying grounded and Hypersonic Missiles with the Geordie star ahead of his sold out gig tonight (25 November).

Could working abroad with Camp America enhance your CV?

Gaining work experience abroad looks incredibly impressive on your CV. Programs like Camp America immerse participants in another culture and allows them to gain important life skills that employers actively look for in the workplace.

General election: Why you should register to vote

So, you might have heard something about a general election in recent weeks? That’s right – in less than three weeks time, the country will be making a return to the polling station, to vote for who we want to see in government.

LIVE REVIEW: Jake Bugg crashes into the Barrowland like a lightning bolt

 The country, folk singer made a triumphant return to Glasgow’s Barrowland Ballroom last night (17 November) telling the sold-out crowd it was “a pleasure” to be back. View this post on Instagram Next up Cambridge, what do you want to hear tonight? 📷 @brightlightspix A post shared by Jake Bugg (@jakebugg) on Mar 5, 2020 […]

Top 5 activities to do in Glasgow

November is drawing to a close, if you’re a fresher studying in Glasgow you can no doubt look back fondly on two months packed full of making friends, wild nights out, numerous alcoholic beverages, countless noodles and beans on toast and maybe a couple of hours of actual studying.

Become a paramedic with Queen Margaret University

Are you interested in a career in healthcare where you make a real and immediate difference on the frontline? Do you want to study at a university that prepares you for a career, not just your first job? Queen Margaret University’s new degree in Paramedic Science could be perfect for you.

Safety first this Bonfire Night

Every year, we celebrate Bonfire Night, to remember the actions of Guy Fawkes, and his attempt to blow up the Houses of Parliament over 400 years ago.

The best budget costumes this Halloween

Halloween is, without a doubt, the best holiday of the year. But, getting the perfect costume that will not only wow, but doesn’t break the bank, is crucial. Here are our top spooky costumes.

INTERVIEW: Hitting the road with Plested

Plested has penned some of pop music’s biggest hits – Touch by Little Mix and Hollywood by Lewis Capaldi to name a few. We caught up with him, ahead of the release of his new single The Least That I Could Do (10 October)

Satisfaction guaranteed with Two Door Cinema Club

Two Door Cinema Club’s upbeat tunes have been the soundtrack of many a summer – this one included. We caught up with bassist and synth player, Kevin Baird, to find out about the band’s love affair with Glasgow.

Our fave YouTuber Zoe Sugg is answering your smear test questions

If, like us, you’ve been following Zoe Sugg since she started her YouTube channel in 2009 you’ll know her for vlogging about life, beauty, mental health and her pug, Nala. Now, our fave YouTuber is shedding light on an experience women will all go through: smear tests.

How to leave your summer job

As the summer holidays come to an end (cry), you might be starting to think about your summer job and, more specifically, how to leave.

Interview: The High Expectations of Mabel

It’s been a whirlwind year for Mabel, with two top-10 singles and a new album already in the bag. Saskia Harper caught up with the singer-songwriter, to chat success, self-love, and staying true to yourself.

Talking rock and roll with The Amazons

TRNSMT is well-known for featuring some of the hottest bands of the moment. Opening the Main Stage on the Sunday was The Amazons. We sat down for a chat with the band to find out where they get their inspiration and the true meaning of rock and roll.

Going worldwide with TEFL

Maybe you opened your results envelope and didn’t receive the grades you were hoping for. But don’t worry, because there are exciting opportunities out there, leading you on the path to your next adventure. If you’re looking for a gap year experience that allows you to see the world, gain some life experience, and educate […]