*Edinburgh College Open Days*

Those seniors interested in applying to college, and who would like to go to Edinburgh College Open Day(s) coming up soon – please speak either to your School Careers Adviser (Karolina) or your school Employability Officer Anne Hoffman. Anne will be based in the transition area on Thursday 15th Nov lunchtime, and can put your name on her college trip open day list.

Natural Sciences Volunteers at National Museum of Scotland

National Museum of Scotland are currently looking for a volunteer to help with reorganisation and documentation of our Natural Sciences collection at National Museums Collection Centre.

The role: Curatorial Volunteer Vertebrate Biology

Based at: National Museums Collection Centre, Edinburgh

Commitment: flexible , preferred one half day/week

Closing date: Monday 19 November

For more info and to apply check here

The role spec. volunteer


*Modern apprenticeship with East Lothian Council*

East Lothian Council are looking for an Administration apprentice to work in John Muir House, Haddington. The successful candidate will work towards an SVQ Level 3 in Business Administration, and the duration of the apprenticeship will be for a fixed term 18 month period. Required qualifications: “A minimum of SVQ1/Standard Grade General level English/Maths or National 4 English/Maths or Literacy/Numeracy or Intermediate 1 Communication/Numeracy and/or able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge, skills and competencies gained through relevant experience”

For more information, and to apply, check apprenticeships.scot here

Closing date 11/11/2018

How to get to Edinburgh College ?

When choosing the right college and the right course you may be wondering how you would travel to your campus. Edinburgh College have a guide with information and advice on how to get to their campuses whether by bike, by bus or by train.

Follow the link here  to find out more on the Edinburgh College website.

Work Experience with British Gas/Scottish Gas

Centrica (British Gas/Scottish Gas) will be running a number of work experience programmes across the UK during 2018. It’s a good opportunity to find out more out about British Gas and get a tour of the building.

At the taster day, they will select a number of people to start the 2-week work experience programme with British Gas – Edinburgh

Location Taster Day Work Experience
Edinburgh 14/11/2018 19/11/2018

You can register your interest for this great opportunity by contacting them via their registration page: https://hyphen.avature.net/centrica?jobId=5759.

Or you can email your full name, age, email address and phone number to MovementtoWorkCentrica@recruitmentsupport.co.uk

Link to the registration page here

Inspiring careers at Skills Scotland Edinburgh 2018

Skills Scotland Edinburgh is held at the Royal Highland centre, Edinburgh. It brings young people face-to- face with employers, training providers, colleges, universities and professional bodies. Free to attend, the event helps young people transition into the world of further study, work or training by identifying their ideal career pathway.


Wednesday 7th November 2018 (evening only): 5pm – 7pm
Thursday 8th November 2018: 9:30am – 3pm

For more information and to book follow the link here https://prospectsevents.co.uk/our-events/skills-scotland/edinburgh-2018/  OR here

University of Edinburgh: Easter Bush Campus Open Day 2018

University of Edinburgh’s Easter Bush Campus Open day offers an opportunity to  see behind the scenes at The Roslin Institute Building, Veterinary Teaching Building and the new Charnock  Bradley Building, home of the Easter Bush Science Outreach Centre and the Roslin Innovation Centre. The event is aimed at senior high school students interested in science.

Oct 13 , 2018

For more information, and to register visits here

Borders College Open Days

Borders College will be running Open Days for those interested in applying for courses beginning in 2019. Check out the dates below, more information and how to book a visit –  on the college’s website http://www.borderscollege.ac.uk/news-and-events/open-days/ :

📆 Wednesday 30 January 2019. 2pm–7.00pm
Borders College, Scottish Borders Campus, Nether Road, Galashiels, TD1 3HE

🌐 Newtown St Boswells Campus 2019 (Land-based Courses)

📆 Wednesday 30 January 2019. 2pm–7.00pm
Borders College, ‪Newtown St Boswells, (Land-based courses) Scottish Borders, TD6 0PL‬.

🌐 Horse Care Open Day 2019

📆 Tuesday 21st May 2019. 2pm–5.00pm
Ian Stark Equestrian Centre, Selkirk, TD7 4NP

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