Category Archives: Higher Education

Internship Experience UK

Welcome to Internship Experience UK. In response to the challenges brought about by COVID-19, Bright Network is bringing together world leading employers and top educators for a series of three-day virtual experiences. Open to students and recent graduates, it’s your opportunity to discover career paths, meet employers and boost your employability. Be proactive this summer and start your application to one of the streams today.

More details here

University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow online activity for prospective students
June is always a busy month for the UK Student Recruitment team at the University of Glasgow and this year is no exception despite the very different circumstances. We will miss meeting senior pupils at UCAS fairs and school events across the UK but are looking forward to engaging with students who are exploring their 2021 UCAS options in the virtual world – see below.

UK University Search Virtual Fair, 17 June, 12 -6pm

You may also be interested in some of activity in the College of Arts:

CPD for Teachers (English & Scottish Literature and Language) – 23 June, 3pm
Contact for further information

Student Room, how can studying English make the world a better place?

Summer reading suggestions from the School of Humanities:

Our Teacher and Adviser pages:

For information about how the University’s research community is responding to the Covid crisis:

For information about how the University is supporting its students – including those due to commence their studies in September- during the Covid crisis:

Kirsty Notman
UK Student Recruitment Officer
External Relations, 71 Southpark Avenue, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8LE
t 07800 873270 (e-mail preferred)

Med School Virtual Open Days 2020

At The Medic Portal we know how important it is to choose the right university, that’s why we have put together a table of med school Virtual Open Days.

With a Virtual Open Day, you are able to explore campuses and discover what it would be like to be a student at the various Universities.

More details here

S3 June 2020

Welcome to your S3 careers talk.

Mick Burns and Jennifer Jones
Careers Advisers
North Berwick High School

Welcome to your S3 Careers Talk.
This presentation will include:
An introduction to your Careers Advisers​
Learn about Career Management Skills​
Find out about My World of Work​
How to find out about Skills and Strengths needed for different careers​
Think about Subject Choice

Career Management Skills explained

Main S3 Careers Presentation – need to turn your speakers on!
S3 NBHS 2020 (1)

S3 Careers Newsletter – please download and save
S3 Newsletter 2020 NBHS

Something to think about

NBHS S6 Careers Talk June 2020

Good morning S6!
Mick Burns and Jennifer Jones, Careers Advisers, NBHS

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.

Recent updates.
Use the Pathways site to research progression routes from college to university

Updated UCAT/BMAT/LNAT information
UKCAT LNAT 2020 updated 16 July 2020

You can find this presentation here

This is your S6 careers talk
S6 NBHS 2020

Your S6 Careers Newsletter
S6 NBHS Newsletter 2020 Final

Your S6 Careers Resources for all options
S6 Careers Book MB May 2020 Final June 2020

You can read the book online here

Online resources for Medicine, Law and Vet Medicine here

University rankings

Make sure you are registered at My World of Work here you may find the Profiling Tool particularly useful at this stage.

Graduate Apprenticeship places on the BEng Civil Engineering degree

The University of Aberdeen is offering 15 Graduate Apprenticeship places on the BEng Civil Engineering degree
programme (SCQF Level 10) commencing in September 2020.
Graduate Apprenticeships are designed to allow you to study for your honours degree while you continue working.
As a Graduate Apprentice, you will undertake about 80% of your learning at work and 20% at university.
• Earn an accredited honours degree in 4 years while working, the same time as it takes a traditional fulltime student.
• Tuition fees are covered by Skills Development Scotland, so there is no tuition fee cost to you or
your employer.
• Get paid while you earn your degree. As a Graduate Apprentice, you will continue working in paid
employment while earning your degree.
• Put your learning into practice from the beginning of your degree, to solve real work-based problems and
gain valuable work experience.
• Enjoy the same access to University services and facilities as a traditional full-time student

Graduate Apprenticehip_webinar postcard 2020


Information from the University of Glasgow.

As a GA on our programme you will have the opportunity to:

Earn a salary
Attain a BSc Honours degree in 4 years
Gain valuable work experience
Learn in our leading School of Computing Science
Be mentored within the workplace
Benefit from 8 week on campus learning blocks
Specialise in years 3 and 4