A tea-rrific business idea…

When bubble tea arrived in London from Taiwan, Britain’s capital was instantly hooked. Never one to miss an opportunity, last autumn, May Gem Tan and her brother Liam brought the refreshment north of the border to Glasgow. Laura Redpath caught up with May Gem, 25, to find out how she got her city centre-based business running, and what it is […]

Tasting chocolate for a living? Someone’s got to do it…

Brandt Maybury has got the ultimate dream job, spending his nine to five as a taste specialist for organic chocolate company Green & Black’s. The former chef told us all about his delicious career… What does your job as a taste specialist involve? While there are some days that I do have to eat chocolate, it’s actually quite […]

Working at Glasgow 2014

Hannah Thomson speaks with one young graduate working behind the scenes at Glasgow 2014. With just 174 days to go until the Commonwealth Games, Glasgow’s already gearing up for what is set to be one of the most memorable events in Scottish history. Around 2.3 million tickets were requested for the Games with only one […]

The all-singing, all-dancing medical student

We all dream of having the full package – angelic singer, graceful dancer and sought-after actor… And for some, this is a reality. Vicki Robertson, 21, originally from Ladybank in Fife has just been cast as Sandy in Grease, which will be showing at Glasgow’s King’s Theatre this April. Not only has she got the […]

The recipe for success

The prospect of heading out into the big, bad working world is daunting – but that shouldn’t stop you from exploring your options. Bagging your dream job may seem impossible, especially if you don’t know what that is yet. But it is possible. All you need is the right amount of determination, work ethic, and, […]

Off the beaten career path

When you study law at university, your career is usually pretty much set in stone. You’ll graduate, complete your diploma, become qualified and that’s it. You’re on your way to becoming partner or opening your own law firm. Dee Ripoll, on the other hand, became a qualified lawyer in 2011 and had no intention of […]

Making Movies

Working with Disney Animation, Clark Spencer has produced massive movie hits like Lilo and Sitch, Bolt and, most recently, Wreck-It Ralph. We caught up with the award-winning producer to find out more about his job… As a movie producer, how would you sum up your job? The job is a couple of things. As a […]

Fashion First

If you dream of a career in fashion, why not take matters into your own hands? Cait Thomson caught up with one young Scots design team making waves in the industry… Hardwear, the brainchild of Holly Baxter, 23, and 28-year-old Matthias McGregor, has already made an impact on the Scottish fashion scene with its stunning […]

Really wild

In our latest issue, which hits schools, colleges and unis this week, we’ve got a cracker of an interview with wildlife cameraman, TV presenter and all-round lovely bloke Gordon Buchanan. Because Gordon had so much to say about his fascinating career, we’ve got even more from the man himself right here! Prepare to want to […]