We speak to Paul about the career change that led him to a nuclear degree apprenticeship at Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S) with the Ministry of Defence.
Courses and training
It can feel like the end of the world when you don’t pass your exams or get the grade you need. What do you do now?
Beyond the four walls of the classroom, there is a world of opportunity waiting to be tapped into, and it comes in the shape of an apprenticeship.
If you’re interested in travel and want to get paid for it, you should consider teaching English overseas. It’s a great way to see the world, make money and boost your CV. We talk to TEFL Org UK about what’s on offer. There are paid and voluntary positions available all over the globe; from central and South America […]
The state of the hospitality and service industry is at an all time low. Young people are being shafted – through low pay, precarious hours, and even harassment and danger to one’s health.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]