City of Glasgow College will host a virtual event on Monday 10th August 2020 between 12 and 2pm and/or 4pm and 6pm.
We still have limited availability for some courses beginning August/September 2020 but the event is equally suitable for next year’s leavers and guidance staff/parents requiring further information.
- Chat to lecturers about full-time courses starting in August.
- Discuss your options if you have not met the conditions of your offer.
- Chat to our Student Support Team about funding and other support available.
If you are interested in a STEM related career this is the opportunity for you. Employers not only look at your exam results but the experiences you have.
Uptree is a networking platform designed to help you get started in the world of work.
Uptree is excited to announce we are running a free online work inspiration event with Arm Glasgow on 22nd June.
Register for the event for free using the link below.
The event will take place on Zoom and is aimed at S5 & S6 students interested in careers in STEM. Over 2 hours, students will network with professionals, discover more about the world of work and develop their employability skills.
Glasgow – Uptree STEM Work Experience Day (online)
Monday, June 22, 2020
10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
A half-day, online work experience event hosted by Arm’s Glasgow team. You will gain experience of the technology industry, career paths and get to meet technology professionals who work at Arm Glasgow!
– Ice breaker & welcome
– About Arm
– Inspiring speakers
– Speed Networking
– Micro:bit activity
– The Global Goals
– Next steps and wrap up
You will need to register for an Uptree account (free) and prepare a short motivation statement telling us why they are interested in the opportunity. We will then shortlist applicants based on this.
If you are interested or have any further questions about the opportunity, please let me know and I can give you more information.
Invitation to our FREE online information session for parents
Q&A with Skills Development Scotland Next steps: young people’s options for education, work and training. To be held on Tuesday 26 May Places are free, registration is essential at
Choose from afternoon or evening session
The Skills Development Scotland and Connect teams will share advice and information about options for next steps within and from school. The teams will also share how they can help your young person make the best decisions about work, apprenticeships or other training, college or university as well as the most up to date information about accessing career services because of the impact of COVID19.
After you register, we will send you a link to join the session. If you would like to submit a question in advance, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Ready to make a change in your life and the lives of others?
Ready to start your Professional Career in Social Care?
Ready to study, learn and qualify as a professional, to support people effected by a variety of issues in life?
If the answer is yes, then we have the Social Care course for you:
NQ 6 SOCIAL CARE (National/SCQF level 6) – entry criteria: four National 5 qualifications (including English) & some care work or volunteering experience. Please go to the following links for more information and how to apply.
If you require any more information please contact the school passing on your name to Mr Toal.
Glasgow Clyde College NQ Social Care (Level 6)
The Work Experience programme at HSBC UK offers a five-day shadowing experience to students aged 14-18 years old. The programme has been set up with the idea to help young people from different social-economic backgrounds gain an insight into a professional environment, as well as the banking industry.
Applications to be made via the following links:
HSBC UK Work Experience Programme
HSBC UK Apprenticeships
Our placements will be spread out across Scotland and students can list their location preferences when applying, but please note that only one application should be submitted and we cannot make any guarantees on placing a student in their preferred location as this is subject to availability.
The closing date for applications is the 12th April 2020, however we do offer these on a rolling basis and do reserve the right to close some adverts early if we fill all our spaces. Places are limited.
You can continue to contact the Careers Adviser service for support. This will be done via telephone, Skype or online.
To speak to a Careers Adviser you can call your local centre. Details of all our centres can be found on My World of Work.
Please be reassured that SDS Careers Advisers will continue to proactively contact pupils to offer them ongoing support.
Clarks Contracts Careers Evening is taking place on Tuesday 3rd March 2020.
Date: Tuesday 3rd March 2020
Time: 5.30pm to 7.00pm
Location: Clark Contracts, 23 McFarlane Street, Paisley, PA3 1RY
Register: email email@example.com confirming what discipline you are interested in.
This is an event for those interested in starting their career in construction with a trade apprenticeship or a traineeship in quantity surveying, construction management or estimating.
Scottish Apprenticeships: be a part of it!
Tuesday 25 February, 10am – 12pm
Wheatley Academy, Wheatley House, 150 Ingram Street, Glasgow, G1 1DW
After a fantastic event last year, Skills Development Scotland and the
Wheatley Group are teaming up again for our ‘Scottish Apprenticeships:
Be A Part of It!’ partnership event to help support ethnic minority, disabled
and care experienced individuals into apprenticeships and employment.
See leaflet for further information.
Pupils and parents enjoyed meeting our partners from a variety of different professions as part of our Transitions Evening.