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Senior Students - Career Opportunities

Updated 10/10/2019


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University of Glasgow - Online Information Sessions 2019

The University of Glasgow is offering online information sessions to potential applicants, their teachers and parents. These virtual events are an excellent opportunity to engage with University staff and gain first hand advice on making successful applications through UCAS.

The online platform also contains additional content on our programmes including a suite of videos on our degrees, degree structures, student life and so on. All chats will take place between 4pm and 5pm in the Student Lounge and students can register to join the chat here: Virtual Events

The last session will run on 14th October


Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh School Lectures 2019

Click on the links below to book tickets (free) for the following events;


Ethical Dilemmas in Medicine, 6th November: Ethical Dilemas in Medicine


The University of Edinburgh: Career Exploration Events for S5 and S6 Pupils

These events are aimed at providing pupils with an insight into specific career areas.  The events include practical interactive activities, talks specifically about applying to these subjects and opportunities to meet current students and practitioners in the subject / career areas. They are completely free to attend.

The dates details for this year's career exploration events are:

  • Monday 14th October: So you want to be a Lawyer?*
  • Wednesday 16th October: So you want to be a Vet?*
  • Thursday 17th October: So you want to be a Biomedical Scientist?
  • Friday 18th October: So you want to be an Engineer?
  • Monday 21st October: So you want to be in Business?
  • TBC October break: So you want to be an Architect?*
  • Friday 1st November: So you want to be a Social Worker?
  • Friday 22nd November: So you want to be a Nurse?**

* These events are only open to pupils who are already signed up to or are eligible to join Access to the Professions with Reach Scotland or ACES (for more info, see Access to Creative Education in Scotland)

**Our 'So you want to be a Nurse?' event will be run in collaboration with Queen Margaret University (QMU) and Edinburgh Napier University.

How to Register:

Pupils interested in any of these events should complete the relevant Eventbrite registration form on our website here: The University of Edinburgh - Careers Events


LEAPS Activities - Editing Your Personal Statement Workshop

What: Our interactive workshop will help you put the final touches to your UCAS Personal Statement.

When: Friday 1st November 2019, 2.00-4.30pm

Where: University of Edinburgh's Appleton Tower, Lecture Theatre 2, Crichton Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9LE.

Find out more and apply online at: LEAPS - Personal Statement Workshop


LEAPS Activities - Acting & Audition Workshops

What: Acting & Audition Preparation Workshops in association with the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

When: Friday 8th, 15th and 22nd November 2019,  2-5pm (attendance at all three sessions is expected)

Where: 

Friday 8th November, 2-5pm, Thomson's Land at the University of Edinburgh Holyrood Road Edinburgh EH8 8AQ.
Friday 15th November, 2-5pm, Paterson's Land at the University of Edinburgh Holyrood Road Edinburgh EH8 8AQ.
Fiday 22nd November, 2-5pm, Thomson's Land at the University of Edinburgh Holyrood Road Edinburgh EH8 8AQ.

Find out more and apply online at: LEAPS - Acting Workshops


Applying to Oxford or Cambridge?

Want the help of a current student doing your subject at Oxbridge?

FREE online mentoring is available to all Scottish applicants.

Sign up online: www.clydesideproject.org

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