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Career Clinics and Career Consultations

Just a quick query? Come along to one of our clinics - reserve your place by booking online. Visit our website for full details:

Book a consultation with a careers adviser and let us help you with:
• Planning your career and study options.
• Finding and applying for jobs.
• Preparing for interviews.

To book a longer careers consultation, make an appointment at the Campus Life Desk on Level 1 of the George Moore Building, or contact them by email:

National Cyber Security in Healthcare Show: London 28th September 2016


Taking place at Olympia in London, the National Cyber Security in Healthcare Show is free to attend.

The event brings together senior healthcare ICT professionals to solve the unique challenges of securing sensitive health information and devices against the threat of cyber-attacks.
More information about the event can be found here.
Register to attend by clicking here.

Work & study in China with the British Council


Applications now open for the new British Council Generation UK – China Autumn Language & Internship Programme!

Still undecided on your plans after graduation? Why not spend 8 weeks this autumn in China learning the Chinese language and gaining meaningful work experience that will look fantastic on your CV? With 45 funded places available across two locations, it’s a great chance to get ahead and boost your employability and cross-cultural awareness.

Open to recent graduates from all UK universities, this autumn programme offers a combination of three weeks of intensive Mandarin language study at a leading university, followed by a five-week internship placement in an industry sector of your choice. Placements are available in:

• Chengdu 20 Oct – 16 December 2016
• Shanghai 20 Oct – 16 December 2016

Applications are now open and will be handled on a first-come first-serve basis, so the sooner you apply, the better. Submit your application by 2nd September 2016.

To find out more about this opportunity and to apply, click here.

Looking for a part-time job at GCU? Support Assistants required for evening work in the library.


Roving Support Assistant Vacancies (Library)

We are looking for Roving Support Assistants for evening work in the Library.

The hours are from 9.00pm to 11.00pm Monday to Friday for the duration of Trimester A (19th September to 9th December 2016). You will be working 2 to 3 evenings per week. Rate of pay is £8.25 per hour.

The main duties consist of helping students carry out the following tasks:

  •  Search the catalogue
  • Locate items in open and compact shelving
  • Operate compact shelving
  • Use self-issue/return machines
  • Navigate the student web pages to find information

To apply please email a short paragraph (approx. 300 words) about yourself and why you are interested in this position by 29th August 2016 to

Applicants must be current registered students of Glasgow Caledonian University and have the continued right to live and work in the United Kingdom for the duration of the contract at the time of application to apply for this vacancy.

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 7th September 2016.

Looking For a Career in Technology?


Agenor Technology Recruitment Fair

Where: Galashiels Transport Interchange, Stirling Street, Galashiels TD1 1BW

When: 11th August 2016

Time: 4:00-9:00pm


Agenor Technology offer Consulting Services in the areas of Programme Management, Deployment Management, Technical & Testing Services. The fair will showcase the opportunities that currently exist for recent technology graduates, who are interested in joining the Agenor Academy Graduate Programme, as well as positions that are available to full time professionals looking to join the company. Vacancies exist in the following areas:

  • Programme Delivery
  • Deployment Management
  • Technical Services
  • Agenor Academy

To apply for the Agenor Academy Graduate Programme click here.

For more information about the event: 0131 297 2271


Jaguar Landrover Developer Challenge – deadline to apply is TODAY!


The Challenge:

Cars are now a part of the Internet of Things like any other connected device. Instead of thinking of them as purely mechanical objects that just get us from A to B, we should think about how they can be a part of our connected lives and the wider ecosystem of technology.

Your solution:

How can we use this Connected Future to have a positive impact on people’s lives inside and outside the car? Judging criteria – All projects will be judged against a combination of value creation, innovation, technical implementation, user experience, market potential, integration opportunity and presentation quality.
We are looking for a cross functional selection of participants: whether you’re a developer, designer, UX, creative, business person or you just want to get involved in shaping the future of the automotive industry.


  • There is now an overall prize fund of £10, 000 (1st: £2000, 2nd: £1000), plus lots of Jaguar Land Rover Merchandise.
  • If students need access to specific machinery or technology for their idea, then Jaguar Land Rover are also happy to discuss this.
  • This is a fantastic opportunity to work with not only Jaguar Land Rover, but also many of the top designers, hackers, UX and creative specialists in the country.
  • Jaguar Land Rover will look at covering travel expenses (case by case basis) for those coming from further away.
Confirmation of participants will take place by 15 July 2016. More information is available from:





GCU are looking for temporary staff to help our students register online, take photographs and issue student ID cards. Applicants should have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to work quickly and accurately under pressure. You should be enthusiastic and well motivated with excellent timekeeping. Training will be provided.
A short interview will be required and we will ask you to sit an IT skills test. Rate of pay will be £8.25 per hour. You must be available from 01/09/2016 to 16/09/2016. The role may include some weekend work but you may not be required every day. Some staff may be kept on beyond these dates.

Closing date for applications: 27/07/2016.

Interested?  Download application form from

For more information contact Student Records:;
Tel: (0141) 331 3338
or visit our Campus Life Desk on Level 1 of the George Moore building

Day of Science and Careers Scotland 2016


When: Tuesday, 31st of May 2016
Where: University of Strathclyde, Glasgow
Time: 10:20 – registration; 10:50 – event start

Please find event information from SCI below:

Calling Undergraduates and Postgraduates – join us for the Day of Science and Careers Scotland 2016, a special event targeted at early career people. This is the perfect opportunity for early career scientists to meet with people working in the manufacturing industries (in particular the food and drink, industrial biotechnology, personal and household care industries) across Scotland, and start developing their career.

An exciting and diverse range of speakers has been selected to talk about their experiences working in industry, SMEs and research institutes.

This year’s event features the theme: “Made in Scotland: Applied Research and Manufacturing.”


  • Ronnie Palin, Skills Development Scotland
  • Colin Brown, Mentholatum Company
  • Ryan Cameron, Devro
  • Gary Callachan, Scotmas Ltd.
  • Kirsty Black, Marine Biopolymers Ltd.
  • Dr. Alison Arnold, Ingenza Ltd.
  • Dr. Katherine Duncan, Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS)
  • Susanne Boyle, IBiolC
  • Dr. Lynsey MacPhail, University of Highlands and Islands

For more information or to book your place to attend, visit SCI’s official page for the event.


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