I hope to add a number of podcasts covering as wide a range of careers/courses as possible.


On getting into Medical School 2010 from current S6 students at NBHS

Part 1 here

Part 2 here

A student at St Andrew’s gives us her impressions after completing the first year of the course.

Having completed her first year Julia tells us what life is really like!

University Life.

Claire and Julia return, on film this time, to give us an update on their experiences at St Andrews and York. Apologies for the gremlins who create some flashing green stills!

Part one

Part two

Bonus clip – Julia plays piano!

2010 Update – Find out whats happened!

PArt 1

PArt 2

PArt 3


Jonathan Tait from the Academy of Music and Sound Edinburgh visited North Berwick High and the following podcasts covers the range of courses on offer and a question and answer session.

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Professional Footballer

Andy Driver takes time out to tell us about his life as a professional footballer and the podcast will be uploaded in sections so please come back and find out more!


How it all began!

 Life, universe, everything!

Now it’s time for the fans to ask their questions, including that all important first goal!


Dolphin Trainer

Lisa Baxter on being a dolphin trainer

The first installment.

Here’s the second part of her talk and we’re still on dry land!

The third and we’re still on the lions!

Part 4 and that lion bite in words and pictures, you have been warned! Then it’s onto Mexico!

Part 5 – Now you can find out what a dolphin trainer actually does!

Applying for Medicine

S6 students talk about their experiences on applying to study medicine and give some useful tips that you may find useful .

Part 1

Part 2

Ex North Berwick High students Rachael and Robbie come back and update us on their experiences on Year 1 Medicine at St. Andrews and Aberdeen.

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3


Getting Into Vet School

Part 1

Part 2

One year on!

Part 1

Part 2

A short video presentation on finding degree course options using Prospects website it takes time to open so be patient!

How to use CV Builder

Accessing vacancies on Job Centre Plus and how to register with Careers Scotland

Introducing Prospects and Planitplus

A former student from Ross High tells us about her experiences as a student at Stirling University as she studies to become a Teacher of Geography.

Part 1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_xNY8yXzAPM

Part 2 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rEJw9XVQCNI

How to become a Personal Trainer

Jamie Kirk, ex North Berwick High called in recently and gave us a some insight into this career – and how he eventually got there!

Visit his website at www.jamiekirkpt.com

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Find out what happened to ex NBHS student Emily after finishing her degree at St Andrews – you’ll even hear some Marshallese being spoken!

Part 1
Part 2

Skills for Schools
Dr Peter Elderfield tells us about his career in brewing and why sciences are important.
Part 1
Part 2

Alison Smith from the CAW on the range of courses they offer and the various careers available working with animals.
Part 1
Part 2

Maggie Holmes on Science, Languages and Music.

Kath Thomson on Architecture Part 1 and Part 2

Careers In MusicNorthern Lights Wind Quintet on a career in music here

Begonia – Languages and Music Part 1 and Part 2 here

Life at Oxford and Cambridge
Part 1

Part 2

Art and related degree courses
Catherine, Lucy and Jean have just completed S6 at North Berwick High and took time out to share their experiences of applying to different art related degree courses. There’s even some mention of maths and dentistry as well!

S6 students at North Berwick talk about their experience of applying for medicine to the current S4/5 students.

Our annual update from the successful candidates at North Berwick High sharing their experiences with the current S4 and S5 students.

Thanks to Maggie and Scott.

Medicine 2014

Architecture 2014

VSO in Tajikistan

Samantha Kinghorn Para Athlete
A truly inspiring and amazing interview with Samantha at North Berwick High School.

Getting into Medicine 2015

Bill Hutchison from Fife College was presenting at North Berwick High School and took time out to talk about building your future in science and related careers.

Thanks to Innes and Jack, S6 students at North Berwick High School for stepping in and interviewing Richard about his past, present and what are the future impacts on a musicians career. A particular thanks from this Careers Adviser for the Bach at the end, much appreciated! Mick

A couple of great podcast from ex-North Berwick High School student Millie Scott, who has just completed her degree in Fashion and Textile Design. She covers her journey from being an adult learner instead of returning to S6, going to college and how this prepares her for moving on to her degree course. There’s even a mention of Rio…..

Miss Wilson, School Librarian, North Berwick High

Choosing to study Law

An interview with Nicola Benedetti.
I managed to organise an interview while she was spending time in East Lothian.
A real must for any aspiring musician.

Join us as we meet ex-NBHS student and hear about her experiences of studying law, languages, a legal career and life with a 2 year old!

Part 1

Part 2

Eilidh a 6th year student talks about her journey to study Law after S6 at North Berwick High School and her experience with Pathways to the Professions, work experience and LNAT!

An interview with Calum McDonald, ex Ross High School student currently working with Selex.

Join us as we meet ex-NBHS student and hear about her experiences of studying law, languages, a legal career and life with a 2 year old!

Part 1

Part 2

2 podcasts from North Berwick High school students Leipa, Jake and Erinn on their journey to securing a place at university.

Part 1

Part 2

Join us to hear Max, a Dunbar Grammar student, talk about his plans to study and eventually work in acting.

You Can Be A Doctor an interview with former NBHS student who wants to make medicine as a career choice a real possibility in state schools

Jack on Project Trust

Alex on studying Law at Camberidge

Raleigh experience Tanzania with Rachel

Former North Berwick High student Eilidh Muldoon returns to talk about her journey after leaving school to Illustrating and Teaching.
Eilidh Muldoon – Illustrator & Designer
http://cargocollective.com/eilidhmuldoodles here
http://muldoodles.blogspot.co.uk here

Part 1.

Part 2.

Louise Whyte from SCILT explains why languages are important now and for the future.

Former North Berwick High student and now STEM Ambassador, George Elderfield tells us about his engineering journey to date and what the future offers.

William, from North Berwick High, tells us why he chose the employment option as opposed to full time study to develop his career in the financial sector. He also gives us some very useful employability tips as well!

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