OPITO’s Energise Your Future Programme at Offshore Europe 2017

26th June 2017

‘The largest E&P event in Europe’ Aberdeen Exhibition & Conference Centre Friday 8th September 2017 09.45 – 13.15 (registration starting at 09.15) OPITO would like to invite students and teachers to Energise Your Future at Offshore Europe 2017. The world class technology at SPE Offshore Europe showcases the innovation behind this pioneering sector, giving pupils a flavour of the oil and gas industry and the range of opportunities available within…

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Seafarers Awareness Week – Further Information

14th June 2017

Seafarers Awareness Week – Further Information Monday 26th June – Aberdeen Harbour Board (http://www.aberdeen-harbour.co.uk/)  visit to the harbour which will include a presentation about ‘what they do’ and ‘careers available’, a tour of their site, including a visit to their ship simulator and VTS (vessel traffic system, similar to air traffic control for aircraft). This tour will take around 1.5 hours. Tuesday 27th, Wednesday 28th and Thursday 29th June –…

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OPITO Industry Awareness

9th June 2017

OPITO Industry Awareness – 12th – 14th June 2017 Attention all senior pupils: would you like to participate in this year’s OPITO Industry Awareness Programme? A very last minute opportunity has arisen to participate in this year’s Industry Awareness Programme on behalf of OPITO. This year’s programme which has some fantastic companies on board who are looking forward to hosting a range of exciting activities for pupils. Companies such as…

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Seafarers Awareness week – 24th and 30th of June.

9th June 2017

Seafarers Awareness week –  24th and 30th of June. As an ‘island nation’ the UK has always been heavily dependent on our maritime industry. Over 90% of imports come to us by ship, including much of our everyday food and fuel. Yet many people are completely unaware of the world of shipping, the seafarers who work in it, and the essential role of our sea ports. Businesses across the North…

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Bond Dickinson LLP Work Placements

27th April 2017

Applications for insight days/placements have now opened with Bond Dickinson for pupils interested in a career in the Legal profession. This is for pupils aged 16 or above who are looking for their first legal work experience. More specific information can be found at the following web address:  https://www.bonddickinson.com/careers/early-careers    

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FUTURE ASSET Conference for S5 Girls

27th April 2017

Future AS5ET – S5 Girl Pupils’ Conference Stewart Investors are organising a one-day conference at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) on Friday 22nd September 2017, in partnership with Didasko, a Scottish registered financial education charity. All Scottish secondary schools are being invited to nominate up to four girl pupils (who will be in S5 on 22 September 2017). This conference has a number of objectives. The principal aim is to…

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Senior Phase Learners Pathways evening

29th March 2017

Senior Phase Learner Pathways evening. All S4 and S5 pupils with their parent/carers were warmly invited our Senior Phase Learner Pathways evening on Wednesday 1 March 2017 The key goal of the evening was for our pupils to select the right courses, enjoy learning in the Senior Phase and achieve a strong set of examination results. We restructured the traditional course choice evening to a much more interactive event to…

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Scottish Contractors Group Skills Event

17th February 2017

The following pupils took part in the Scottish Contractors Group (SCG) skills event. Morgan Sindall invited local school students (S3-6) from Aberdeen and the surrounding area to an interactive skills event. Miko Kiestrzyn B3 Arthur Morgan B7 Shunda He M12 Fraser Wilson M16 The event commenced with a brief presentations on the construction industry and the widely varying roles within it. They also took part in a virtual ‘fly-through’ of…

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Tomorrows Engineers Robotics Challenge

17th February 2017

Well done to the following S1 & S2 pupils who won the Robot Design element of the Tomorrows Engineers EEP Robotics Challenge Lego Space Challenge Competition at Dundee & Angus College on the Thursday 16th February: A great day was had by all! Luke Abernethy KD10 Lewis Ford B10 Fergus Gault KD10 Philip Gibson M15 Donnie Scott 1KD1 AbdurRaafi Shaikh 1KD2 Sethen Velmurugan KD15 Robert Escott B1 Callum Brampton B12  …

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