This project/work has been undertaken with the support of SCVO's Business Growth Graduate Internship programme, funded through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), Scottish Government and Creative Scotland.

Albums to watch out for summer 2015

Sometimes just one song can bring back memories of summers past. Rather Be by Clean Bandit and Jess Glynne stirs up a comforting nostalgia in me of warm days walking to and from work in Stirling, while whole albums can recall a host of recollections, with the Chili Peppers’ Stadium Arcadium reminding me of my […]

The benefits of part-time work

It was once the norm for parents to drag their teenagers out of bed on a Saturday morning to get them up and out for their Saturday job. Sleepy-eyed youngsters would wobble around on their bikes as they delivered local papers, or throw back a coffee to get them going while pulling on their fast-food […]

How To… Travel On A Shoestring

You’ve just finished your exams and walked out the gym hall with a tired but relieved smile on your face. Back home, your whole body sighs as you slump down on your bed and try not to think about anything for a while. You look out the window at the drizzly rain tapping the glass […]

The weirdest laws across the globe

  Travelling can be so much fun – but amidst making time for some epic selfies, mad nights out and finding new friends, you’ll have to consider differences of culture and unusual laws as you explore foreign lands. No one knows that better right now than 23-year-old Eleanor Hawkins, who was arrested along with nine others for posing naked […]

The Best Career Aptitude Tests

If you’re reading this, you’re probably in need of a little bit of help figuring out what line of work to go down. Sometimes the careers advice friends and family give you can be vague or unhelpful, and Googling different jobs can leave you with more questions than answers. We’ve discovered some of the best […]

Five reasons why you should give blood

Sometimes it can feel like there’s always a “National Week of…” for just about everything, from the bizarre “British Mud Week” (June 24–29 for those interested) to the National Bookstart week, an initiative that encourages families to read together. In among the variety of campaigns, there are some vital causes that are in desperate need […]

The dangers of social media games

It normally starts out as a bit of a laugh. One person comes up with a daft idea, such as soaking themselves with freezing water and ice-cubes and then posting it online. It’s simple, straightforward fun that can raise money for charity. Sometimes challenges are a bit edgier, such as swallowing a spoonful of cinnamon. […]

Eve Muirhead: Calling the shot

It’s not every day that you get to speak with a medal-winning Olympian, so we were pretty pumped to have a chat with Eve Muirhead, a Scottish sports star who has excelled in the curling world. We asked her a bit about why she got into the sport, if it’s moving away from its “old person’s game” […]

Fife College students scoop journalism award

A group of journalism students from Fife College have scooped a top prize at the Scottish Student Journalism Awards in Glasgow. The second year HND class came first in the category Student Publication of the Year for their website-themed magazine Browser. Their 36-page magazine beat off competition from hundreds of students in universities and colleges across […]