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Monthly Archives: February 2013

The Spring Graduate Fair in Scotland – 6th March 2013

The Spring Graduate Fair in Scotland

Wednesday 6th March 2013, 10am–5pm, Thistle Hotel, Glasgow
Graduate jobs, internships and much more. Meet over 50 recruiters including Morgan Stanley, Abercrombie & Fitch and IBM. Bring along your CV and have it checked by our qualified career advisers.

FREE to attend and open to ALL students and graduates from ALL universities.
For more information and exhibitor list, visit


National Student Employment Week Events – 25th Feb-1st March 2013 #NSEW13

The Careers & Employability Service has events taking place on each of our four campuses to celebrate National Student Employment Week. Please come along and meet the team!

Ayr Campus

Placement Information Drop-In for Business & Computing Students – 12pm-2pm – Room 3.04
Meet the Careers Adviser – 11am-1pm – The Atrium

Bag that Job – 12pm-2pm – Cyber Café

Meet the Careers Adviser – 11am-1pm – The Atrium

Meet the Careers Adviser – 11.30am-2pm – Out and about on Campus
Social Media For Your Career – Social media can be a great tool for networking, finding jobs & work experience opportunities… but do you understand how to use effectively? – 11am-1pm & 2pm-4pm – Room 3.04 (Book your slot in advance by visiting – NB you must be registered.)

Dumfries Campus

Bag that Job – All Day at the Student Link and out and about on Campus

Meet the Careers Adviser at the Student Services Roadshow Event – 11am-2pm – Rutherford McCowan Building Foyer

Hamilton Campus

Meet the Careers Adviser & Bag that Job – 11.30am-1pm – Almada Building Foyer

Student Services Roadshow Event – 12pm-2pm – Student Union

Paisley Campus

Bag that Job – 11.30am-1.30pm – Out and about on Campus

Bag that Job – 11.30am-1.30pm – Out and about on Campus
CV Day – 10am-2pm – Employability Link (J105)

A Taste of Scotland – An event for International Students – get your National Insurance Number, find out about working and volunteering while you study, and taste some Scottish Fayre – 9.30am-3.30pm – Employability Link (J105)

Making the Most of the Graduate Careers Fair – 12.30pm-1pm – D134

Careers Cinema – Your Journey to Work: A series of Short Films playing from 2pm until 4.30pm (last admittance 4pm) – Employability Link (J105) – Sign up in advance to get your ticket entitling you to FREE popcorn.

NB Places can be booked on the events taking place at Paisley Campus on Wednesday, Thursday & Friday by visiting

Free 3 day leadership course – Frontrunner for Disabled Students in association with Santander 2-4 July 2013

Common Purpose and Santander are working together to help empower disabled students, as defined by, in higher education to be leaders of the future. By empowering these young talents, we aim to increase the diversity of leadership in the United Kingdom.

This is a 3 day residential course which includes free accommodation, travel whilst on the course and food as well as exposure to dozens of organisations and leaders with interesting and diverse journeys. The next course will be taking place from 2-4 July 2013 in Nottingham.

Frontrunner for Disabled Students Flyer

Frontrunner for Disabled Students Application Form

Teach English in Hong Kong and travel Asia with the Chatteris International Graduate Programme

Chatteris International are pleased to announce that a representative will be coming to your area in February to conduct interviews and information sessions. To see our representatives route go to and look under the News section.

The representative will be in Glasgow on 17th February.

The Chatteris Educational Foundation is a non-profit charitable organisation aiming to help Hong Kong students improve their English, promote cultural exchange and develop young leaders with a global vision.

There are 63 recent university graduates working within our International Graduate Programme this year. To see which universities they are from, please click here.

The Chatteris International Graduate Programme offers graduates with the minimum of a bachelor degree that is university accredited or higher qualification the opportunity to develop professionally and personally in Hong Kong.

This takes place whilst working in a Hong Kong school on a 9-month paid contract as a Chatteris Native-speaking English Tutor (CNET).  In addition to skills graduates develop whilst working within a Chinese school culture, Chatteris offers opportunities for graduates to widen their perspective, with focuses such as cultural and social activities, project management, career development, community work and professional skill development.

Through different aspects of the Chatteris International Graduate Programme, recent university graduates can:

  • Contribute directly to the life and learning experience of Hong Kong students, schools and community
  • Develop important attributes and gain transferable skills invaluable for a successful future career in any field, especially flexibility, adaptability, diversity, self-initiative, preparedness, coordination and collaboration
  • Undertake leadership and team player roles
  • Develop project management skills
  • Enhance global awareness through cultural exchange, learning to think globally and act locally


To find out more about our paid opportunities go to or view our video by following this link

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