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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:

Nursing Opportunities with Blanefieldcare Ltd –


Full job advert and application details via

Search the ‘healthcare’ category within the graduate category.


Professional Requirements:

1) First or second level nurse, on appropriate part of NMC Register.

2) Holds current PIN numbe

Blanefield House Care Home provides the highest quality care and accommodation for a total of 40 elderly guests. Surrounded by picturesque scenery, within easy reach of local amenities, Blanefield is a warm and homely environment for all. Providing the perfect blend of traditional and modern, our residents enjoy newly refurbished lounge spaces and bedrooms with astounding views from the main lounge and dining areas.

Although equipped with every modern comfort, Blanefield nevertheless retains an air of unhurried tranquillity, a welcoming atmosphere and a sense of family that ensures residents feel relaxed and at home. Please feel free to visit us at any time: we look forward to welcoming you and your family soon. Situated in the peaceful setting on the edge of the village of Blanefield in Stirlingshire, a small village situated approximately 12 miles North West of Glasgow and 18 miles South East of Stirling, on the A81 route to the Trossachs and Argyllshire area.


Launch of UK-China Culture Ambassador 2017 Programme (London)


When: Friday 21st April 2017

Time: 11am – 2pm

Where: China-Britain Business Council, 3rd Floor Portland House, Bressenden Place, London SW1E 5BH

Oxbridge International Education invites UK students to attend this launch event to find out more about their 2017 UK-China Culture Ambassador projects.

Their projects include:
1. Summer Camp UK Culture Ambassador (2-3 months)
2. Private home-stay UK Culture Ambassador (2-3 months)
3. UK Culture Ambassador for private home but not home-stay (2-3 months)
4. Long-term English teaching internship (6 months onwards)
The Ambassador’s role will include teaching English language, English speech skills, English culture and etiquette.

The event will include:

  • Who we are
  • What do we do
  • What the Ambassador’s role will be in China
  • Which cities the Ambassador will go to
  • Light Lunch


To register for this event please click here, or for further information please contact the Events Team.



British Council – Study in Azerbaijan 2017/18



Applications are open to study at Khazar University in the capital city, Baku, for the 2017/18 academic year. The University offers a wide range of Bachelors, Masters, & PhD programmes, and the scholarship covers the cost of tuition for one academic year.

The scholarship will cover the cost of tuition for one academic year, and is subject to extension based on the academic performance of the student. Khazar University is the first private University in the South Caucasus that started implementing international education programmes with English language as a medium of instruction. More information is available on the British Council website.

Applications, which are dealt with and managed by Khazar University, close on 15 April.


University of Aberdeen – MSc Physician Associate Open Day 2017


When: Monday 17 April 2017

Time: 1 – 4pm

Where: 4th Floor Suttie Centre for Teaching & Learning in Healthcare, University of Aberdeen, AB25 2ZN

What is a Physician Associate? It’s a new and expanding graduate healthcare role in the UK to support doctors in the diagnosis and management of patients. Physician Associates take medical histories, perform physical examinations, interpret tests, diagnose and treat illness and counsel on preventative health care, and they work in a wide range of hospital specialities including general practice.

Applicants should hold at least a 2:1 (Hons) degree in any health or medical related science and have Chemistry to a minimum of a C at Higher/A-Level.

Go to the Open Day to find out more information about this new and exciting career opportunity – there will be talks from the programme director, admissions lead, NHS staff, current students as well as some hands on clinical skills demonstrations to give you a small taste of what you can expect on the course!

If you’re interested in attending, reserve your place at the Open Day by clicking here.

Morgan Stanley African-Caribbean Students’ Insight Afternoon


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When: Wednesday 19th April 2017

Time: 1-5pm

Where: Morgan Stanley London Office

Morgan Stanley believes capital has the power to create positive change in the world. The biggest and most impactful changes come from people like you. If you come to Morgan Stanley, what will you create?

If you want to hear how you can put your talent and ambition to work and be part of a team that creates positive change, join us at our event aimed specifically at students of Black Heritage. You will hear first-hand from our African-Caribbean Employee Network members what is like to work at Morgan Stanley and why they believe our culture is a real differentiator.

This event will comprise of a Firm overview, a panel discussion and networking opportunities. Selected students will have the opportunity to be fast tracked to interview for a 2018 programme of their choice.

What will you create? Come and find out.

Application deadline is Wednesday 29th March, and pre-registration is required for this event. To apply click here

NHS Lothian – Nursing Recruitment Open Days, apply now!


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NHS Lothian will be holding two separate Open Days as they look to recruit Band 5 Nurses, and welcome applications from students qualifying in 2017.

The Western General Hospital warmly invites you to our open days. We will be hosting these days to showcase what the Western General & St. John’s Hospitals have to offer, and facilitating tours of our clinical areas. We will be interviewing throughout the day if you have been shortlisted and invited, to appoint you into a range of our exciting wards and departments. We are seeking motivated and enthusiastic Registered Nurses to deliver quality person centred care for our patients, and who are looking to start and excel in their nursing career”.

  • Open Day 1 Thursday 25th May 2017, 9am – 4pm: Nursing Band 5 Recruitment for Western General Hospital, Edinburgh. Submit your application via SHOW by Midnight Tuesday 16th May
  • Open Day 2 Tuesday 6th June 2017, 9am – 4pm: Nursing Band 5 Recruitment for St. John’s Hospital, Livingston. Submit your application via SHOW by Monday 29th May

The Reference Number for both Open Days is: LOTH/GENERIC/ACUTE/B5/OPEN17.

On the Day of the Interview
All applicants will be asked to complete the relevant PVG (previously Disclosure Scotland) documentation and an Occupational Health screening (OHS) form. Whilst you are onsite one of the Recruitment Co-ordinators will check your ID and eligibility to work documentation (see below) and will check these against the information you enter on the PVG form and will scan / copy those required for use in the recruitment process.

The information that is contained in both the PVG and OHS forms will only be used if you are successful at interview; if this is not the case both documents will be destroyed confidentially.

For information, checks received from PVG will only be available to the recruiting manager and to the recruitment administration staff. This will be retained within the Recruitment & Administration Office for a maximum of 6 months.

ID and Entitlement to Work documentation
What to bring on the day:
NHS Lothian must ensure that potential employees are legally entitled to work in the UK. To ensure we do not discriminate, all candidates are required to provide evidence at interview of entitlement to work in the UK. Therefore, please bring to the interview the required documentation as per attached List of Entitlement Documentation (original plus one photocopy of each document).

You must bring with you three forms of identification and one photocopy of each document:
1. one which is photographic, for example, a current passport or new style UK driving licence (if not available a birth certificate will suffice)
2. one with your current address (e.g. a utility bill)
3. one with your date of birth (e.g. birth certificate, driving licence).

If you are a member of the PVG Scheme please bring along your certificate. Please also bring:
1. NMC – Statement of entry in the Professional Register (If applicable)
2. Nursing – Revalidation date documentation
3. Marriage certificate (If applicable)
4. National Insurance number/ Most recent payslip
5. Work permit/visa (If applicable)

If you have a disability and you require special arrangements to be made for your interview, NHS Lothian will endeavor to facilitate this. Please indicate any special requirements needed when confirming attendance.

If you are successful at interview it could take up to two weeks to receive a written offer of employment. Please note that interviews will take place as part of the open day therefore you will be asked to attend for the duration of the day.

If you require any further information about these Open Days please email NHS Lothian  or telephone: 0131 536 1616 (option 2).

Career Conversation into…Careers in IT and Business Consultancy with FDM



When: Wednesday 29th March 2017

Time: 12 noon – 2pm

Where: Campus Life Lounge, Level 1 George Moore Building

Who can attend: All students with skills or interests in IT and business

As one of the UK’s leading IT graduate employers, we are partnered with some of the most prestigious companies in the UK, offering a unique opportunity for you to launch your career. Celebrating 25 years in IT, FDM are passionate about creating and inspiring exciting careers that shape the digital future.

As an FDM Consultant you’ll receive training and support on their award winning two year graduate programme, giving you the opportunity to launch your career within the UK’s fastest growing industry. The Digital sector provides a wealth of opportunity to gain key transferable skills as well as becoming an expert within your chosen field. Whichever route you decide to take with FDM you’ll receive the same package and support to ensure you have a successful career.

With a passion for technology, you’ll start your journey towards becoming an IT Consultant in one of their three academies in Glasgow, Leeds, or London. Whether or not you have an IT background you will be provided with the free training and mentoring that you’ll need to succeed. Following the training, you’ll provide professional consultancy services to one of our 180 clients across the UK including Barclays, British Airways & Save the Children. Support is paramount to FDM and our Consultants – you’ll have the chance to gain industry recognised qualifications including a fully funded MSc in Computer Science, and you will also receive mentoring and constant development.

FDM gives you the chance to be at the forefront of digital innovation and cutting edge technology whilst working on exciting industry specific projects. To learn more about FDM visit their website.