Blooming in business – Mud Urban Flowers 🌻

Launched in March of this year, Mud Urban Flowers have certainly blossomed into one of the chicest florist brands in Glasgow. With big future plans in motion we spoke to owner Chloe Milligan to find out what it takes to become a florist and run a successful business at only 24 years old. What sparked […]

10 jobs that don’t need a degree (and how much you can earn!)

Coming to the end of your school career and starting to consider your options for the future can be daunting, especially if you have no idea what you want to do. Often young people are pressured into higher education if they are unsure of their futures as it gives them more time to make up […]

The dos and don’ts of university open days

So the time has come for you to start thinking about your life after school. This can be daunting, but if you’re considering going to university or college, one of the best ways to put your mind at ease is to visit open days, see the place for yourself and get a chance to ask […]

On the job: Theatre Stage Manager

Ever wondered how Mary Poppins flies in a theatre show? Want to know how to get invited to Elton John’s beach party? Then Malcolm Tilley is the man you’re after. Organising theatre productions in the world famous King’s Theatre in Glasgow, we find out what it takes to be a stage manager. 🎭 What is […]

Part-time jobs and what you get out of them

With the summer holidays finally here (🙏) you’ve got heaps of time on your hands! So much time for Netflix and snoozing and hanging with your pals. But not if your parents have anything to do with it. Your mum’s all over the old “got a job yet” chat, and you’re either going to have to move […]

On the job: The Red Arrows engineer

Jordan Thorburn is an engineer with the Red Arrows, one of the world’s leading aerobatic display teams. We caught up with him about his role What does your role with the Red Arrows involve? My role as one of the mechanical engineers on the Red Arrows involves maintaining and repairing any mechanical or hydraulic system […]

Students should stop worrying about work

Students and their families are being encouraged to stop getting “too fixated” on finding a job after university by the former head of UCAS, Mary Curnock Cook. Speaking with The Telegraph in her final interview before stepping down as the head of UCAS at the end of this month, Curnock Cook believed that focusing on […]

Scottish Apprenticeship Week: Lisa’s Story

It’s Scottish Apprenticeship Week and we are proud as punch to announce that our favourite staff member Lisa passed her business administration apprenticeship with flying colours and she’s  heading off to pick up her Level 3 diploma TODAY! So in honour of all the fab work she has done over the last 12 months, and to celebrate Scottish Apprenticeship Week, we […]

It’s Student Volunteering Week!

We all know helping others is good for your soul – but volunteering can also do wonders for your CV. And with this week being Student Volunteering Week there’s no better time to start lending a helping hand. The national campaign,  now in its 16th year, aims to raise awareness of the value of student volunteering. […]