Welcome to your S5 careers talk. The main aims of this session are:
To introduce your Career Advisers
Remind you of Career Management Skills, resources to help your career planning and completing the Buzz Personality Test (which is fun!)
Get some information about you
Foundation Course 2022/2023.
If any of your students are thinking of full-time study in the visual arts, then Leith School of Art’s Foundation Course is an excellent starting point. Unique in Scotland, the course is diagnostic, helping each student find their own direction. Guided by our artist tutors, students build up a specialised portfolio for application to higher education art schools and colleges in the UK and internationally. With a high staff/student ratio of about 1:15, the course delivers personal, high quality tuition to each student.
Our Open Days are a great chance to get firsthand experience of what life in an art school is really like. We are absolutely delighted to resume our in-person Open Days for this academic year. Our Foundation Course Open Days will be:
Tuesday 26 October – 10am till 3pm
Thursday 18 November – 10am till 3pm
See the Foundation Course in action – our October Open Day will see the students working on their Illustration week and our Open Day in November covers our Options week where students have the opportunity to choose a discipline – body adornment, lens based work or mixed media painting
Speak with students about their experience on the course so far
Option of scheduling one-to-one discussions with a member of the team and have your portfolio reviewed ahead of making an application.
Student Registrar & Welfare Officer will also be available to answer any questions regarding the application process, finance and studying and living in Edinburgh
If any students are not able to come on this date please encourage them to get in touch with us to arrange an alternative date. If you would like to arrange a group visit with your staff and students please let us know and we can arrange this.
The School offers a Bursary Scheme that is funded by our supporters and a wide range of trusts and foundations. This allows us to offer financial support to prospective students who would not otherwise be able to study here. Funding is limited and allocated on a means-tested basis, and is usually up to a maximum of 50% of the course fees.
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us by email, telephone, or in person.
Mazars; a global audit, accounting and consulting firm employing more than 40,000 professionals in 90 countries worldwide. With over £1.5billion in revenue last year they are amongst the top 10 largest professional services firms in the world.
Looking for some work experience, want a graduate job or an apprenticeship then look no further! They have 16 offices all over the UK and offer some of the very best student opportunities, so no matter where you are based, there will be a Mazars office not too far away!
We are hosting a special Introduction to Mazars Evening Event on Monday 18th October from 5:00pm – 6:00pm to give you an insight into the firm and their excellent and varied student programmes.
They will be bringing some of their senior audit and advisory professionals to guide us through an open interactive session designed to give you a hands on practical experience on what it’s like to work in the profession. We will be sending out some pre materials and literature prior to this event so you can prepare in advance!
Your Child (young person) Their Future information evening with some of the world’s biggest employers along with the prestigious University of Bath. This is going to be a really fantastic evening packed with lots of really useful information and the opportunity to network and hear from some really senior business professionals.
The job market for students leaving school or university can be tricky and now more than ever we need to help them as much as we can to secure the very best opportunities when they enter the workplace. We would like to extend our invitation to you for our very first parent / carers information evening event.
We have leaders from some of the biggest employers in their industry IBM, HSBC, PwC, bp, University of Bath, Clifford Chance & Capgemini coming to talk to you about how your son / daughter or young person under your care can navigate the job market to find some incredible work experience / internship placements as well as graduate and apprenticeship opportunities. We will be sharing some useful tips around psychometric testing, how to prepare for assessment centres, CV’s, and applications as well as lots of information around preparing your child / young person for the workplace / university.
This event is free of charge and it will be running on Thursday 30th September, 6pm – 7:30pm. You will have the opportunity to join this event virtually with your son / daughter / and or young person, ask questions you want directly to leading employers and obtain lots of useful information. The booking link can be found below here.
University of Glasgow: Virtual Open Day, 1 September (2-7pm) & 2 September (3-7pm) 2021
We wanted to let you, and your students, know that our next UofG Virtual Open Day will be taking place over both Wednesday 1 and Thursday 2 September. There will be different subjects taking part each day.
Clearing courses are open for applications and there is still time to start studying with us this August. Whether you are waiting for your exam results or haven’t made an application yet, we’re here to support you and get you on a course that’s right for you.