Internship Coming Up? These Are The Workwear Tricks You Need to Know

You got the grades. Nailed the application form. Smashed the interview. And now you finally have the work experience placement of your dreams. But how exactly do you dress for success? Luckily, the fancy people at Gant have sorted you out. Any questions you might have about workwear – from shirts to ties  these guys have […]

We speak to Amanda Davies from Honey Pop Kisses

Scottish blogging sensation Amanda has had her successful (and seriously stylish blog) Honey Pop Kisses for almost five years now. She’s also a firm fixture at Fashion Week, editor of online magazine fashionfixdaily.com and has just launched her own subscription box, designed to celebrate and supply indie brands and vegan beauty right to your door step. […]

How do you build a career in media?

Imagine being a part of something that provokes debate, entertains and informs thousands of people of what’s going on around them – it’s all possible in the world of the media! We caught up with one Scot who is making their mark in the media…   ON RADIO: ON THE JOB EMMA CLIFFORD Since graduating from […]

Can I make a career out of working with animals?

ANIMAL CARE ASSISTANT Care assistants are responsible for looking after a range of different animals in kennels, rescue centres and sanctuaries. Duties include preparing food, grooming and exercising animals, cleaning out kennels and pens and looking after animals that are unwell or distressed. This can be dirty, hard work, but also hugely rewarding – where else do you get paid to play with puppies? You […]

App-y Studying

PRODUCTIVITY: Evernote and Simplenote Both free on iTunes Make notes, create endless to-do lists and file everything away in the ultimate neat and tidy virtual notebook Evernote. You can even record voice reminders if you have a ‘eureka’ moment during your studies. For a more stripped back version when you have to get all your brilliant […]

How do I become a solicitor? All your questions answered

We sat down with Heather McKendrick, careers and outreach manager at the Law Society of Scotland, to find out how you go about pursuing a career in law… How do you go about becoming a solicitor? The first stage is the law degree, also known as the LLB. For students with a degree in a different […]

How I became a sports reporter: Kieran Canning, AFP

Kieran Canning, originally from Airdrie, is living the DREAM. Based in Madrid, he’s the Spanish sports correspondent for AFP (Agence France-Presse), a major French news agency. His day is consumed by sport – mostly football – and he’s covered some of the biggest events the sporting calendar has to offer. He’s currently in Rio chasing […]

How to shine on placement

Got work experience looming? Don’t see it as a week away from class – take the opportunity to learn something! The thought of work experience and entering into the world of work for the first time can be a scary prospect, so we’re giving you some top tips to help you get the most out of […]