Category Archives: Higher Education

Exams Result Helpline

Didn’t get the results you were expecting and not sure what to do next? Our Exam Results Helpline will open on results day – Tuesday 7 August.

Call 0808 100 8000* to speak to one of our advisers about your options including Clearing and resits. They can also chat to you about apprenticeships, including Foundation Apprenticeship if you’re starting S5.

Opening hours are:

Tuesday 7 and Wednesday 8 August, 8am-8pm
Thursday 9 to Wednesday 15 August, 9am-5pm
*Please note that operator charges may apply.

Details here

Graduate Apprenticeships at Heriot-Watt

The Graduate Apprenticeships (GAs) are a ground-breaking initiative, creating degree-qualified employees with the skills companies are looking for. Employers and universities collaborate to shape GAs around the needs of the industry. This approach guarantees that the content and study practices are easily implemented in, and relevant to, the workplace of the apprentice. GA is open to existing employees and new recruits.

At Heriot-Watt we are known for our industry-focused education and for 2018 entry, we have 175 fully-funded places across our Graduate Apprenticeships:
•MA (Hons) IT Management for Business
•BSc (Hons) Software Development for Business
•BEng (Hons) Engineering Design and Manufacture (Electronic or Mechanical)

•MA (Hons) Business Management

•MA (Hons) Business Management: Financial Services

•BSc (Hons) Construction and the Built Environment

•BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering

Places are in high demand, and offered on a first come first served basis to qualified employees

More details here

Apprentice Civil and Structural Engineer

We anticipate the post would suit a school leaver with at least 2 Highers (or similar) at pass grade, with one being in mathematics. An interest in engineering, technical drawing, the environment and applying Maths is also an advantage. JBA will provide on the job training and targeted internal training throughout your employment.

This post is an apprenticeship BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering and 20 % of the training is delivers through day release at Heriot Watt University and 80% through working within JBA. As a company we are committed to training and learning and have several courses accredited by external providers

Apply here

Higher Education event Edinburgh

How to use your summer to get into the BEST US & UK Universities- Edinburgh

Join us for our seminar, where we will discuss how to make the most out of ANY summer experience. There is no “right” plan for the summer but there are always ways to optimize what you do and how you convey it. We’ll walk through how to identify the best summer opportunities based on your individual profile and what admissions officers are looking for in students’ summer experiences. In addition, we’ll discuss how summers can be used to pursue capstone projects, which allow students to truly stand out in their areas of interest

More details here

Work Experience – Law

We have an excellent work experience opportunity for 6 students interested in a career in law in our Edinburgh office.

This work experience will take place on Tuesday 5-Friday 8 June. The work experience consists of work shadowing and some employability skills workshops, aimed at upskilling those who are going on to study law at university.

This work experience is open to S4/S5/S6 students and the students need to meet PRIME criteria.

PRIME SCOTLAND Information sheet and Application Form

S6 NBHS June 2018

S6 Induction Day 5 June 2018

Life after NBHS

The Guarantee pp young people

Opening music here
More here
Longer session here

Good morning S6!

Welcome to S6 at North Berwick High.

This talk is about:
What’s important for S6.
What’s important when thinking about your future.
Getting ready for S6.
What you need to do and when you need to do it.
What resources are there to help you.
Timescales involved.

The countdown clock below is the time left for most ucas applications to be made, 15 January 2019 but really applies to everyone in S6 no matter options they are considering.

S6 Careers Book MB June 2018

S6 NBHS Newsletter 2018

University rankings here

Make sure you are registered at My World of Work here

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