How to deal with parent pressure

Tomorrow students across Scotland will be nervously clutching their mobiles or laptops while they await their exam results popping up in their inboxes. It’s often an uncertain period, with university or college applications hanging in the balance, depending on the awarded grades. Along with the ambiguity, young people can often feel pressured by their parents to study […]

Do you want to start a great career with Scottish Water as a Modern Apprentice / Trainee?

Start an apprenticeship with Scottish Water and you’ll have your ticket to first-class training and mentoring, hands on work experience and huge investment in your development and education. You’ll work with our experienced and professional team in a real job whilst gaining nationally recognised qualifications – all while getting paid! It’s an attractive alternative to […]

What’s so good about an English Degree?

Most of the time, when you tell people you’re doing an English degree, they look at you blankly and ask: “What on earth are you going to do with that?” Fear not! We spoke to two graduates to find out where an English degree could take you…   Frank McAveety Former teacher Frank McAveety is a member of Glasgow City […]

Youth Music Theatre UK’s course for Young Writers and Composers

Would you like to be the next Andrew Lloyd Webber or Stephen Sondheim? Youth Music Theatre UK (YMT) have an incredibly exciting opportunity for young people (aged 16-23) who are passionate about writing and/or composing. Their week-long Young Writers and Composers Course is led by Olivier Award winning script-writer Stephen Clark (Martin Guerre, Zorro, Love […]

App-y careers

Journalism student Erin Reid sits down with aspiring app developer Christopher Sloey to find out how he hopes his current uni course will boost his career dreams… Have you ever been worried that you might get lost in the dark or be in urgent need of a metal detector one day? No need to worry […]

TRAINING: Business and finance with ACCA

Dream of a high-powered, fast-paced career? A future in business and finance could be for you! ACCA tell us about the training opportunities they have that could get you on the path to a successful working life… About ACCA ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the global body for professional accountants. We aim […]