Category Archives: Higher Education

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

Your feedback here

National Healthcare Weekend

National Healthcare Weekend July Flyer

Hundreds of healthcare professionals from across the UK will be volunteering to present and network with your students who are interested in:

· Medicine

· Veterinary Medicine

· Dentistry

at our National Healthcare Weekends on the 16th and 17th June taking place at the University of Stirling!
Please note that these events are filling quickly!
It is a highly valuable opportunity for your students to network with a variety of healthcare professions, learn about work experience opportunities and how to make a successful application.
Registration is £25 for students on the Saturday conferences and there is an optional UCAS lecture available on Sunday for each specialty.
Students can register on the Medic Mentor website ( and find out more about the events here.
All proceeds are used to support healthcare students with scholarships, elective bursaries, free training and educational initiatives.
Teachers can attend for free, as well as students from low-income backgrounds. I have attached a flyer for your information.
Teachers who would like to speak to a Mentor (Doctor) to find out how our National Medical Organisation can support your students this year can book a telephone appointment with us at this link: