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Rylee and Mayah graduate

Two Buchan youngsters have recently graduated from university with top honours.
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Dr Natalie Coull with the training tool

Cybercrime game helps train 100 officers

An innovative game co-developed by Abertay University to train police in handling digital evidence has been live tested by almost 100 officers.

Crime
The Pitfour P7 pupils with their hoodies - chosen after raising almost 340 to purchase them.

Pupils raise cash for leavers hoodies

Pitfour School’s P7 pupils will be wearing their very own choice of hoodie when they leave school at the end of term.

Education
Mintlaw Academy students Matthew Lodge (17), Eilidh Duncan (16) and Alastair Strachan (17).

Mintlaw pupils experience life on an oil and gas rig

Secondary school pupils from Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire gained hands-on experience of working in the oil and gas industry recently, as they took an interactive tour of an oil rig, simulated drilling for hydrocarbons and operated a crane, as well as boosting their skills during engineering challenges.

Education
Fraserburgh will be looking to continue their event success after their piece Magnitude 9.1 placed them first in the heat

Academies to rock it out in final

Fraserburgh and Mintlaw Academy pupils will compete in the Scottish final of Rock Challenge this weekend.

Education
Level 3 students BTEC Diploma in Public Services, Charis Beagrie and Kade Spencer with the tactical body armour

Students get geared up

Public Service students from North East Scotland College’s Fraserburgh campus were the recipients of tactical body armour which has been recently donated by industry leader Safeguard Clothing.
Education
Cllr Gifford says the opposition are trying to scare parents and staff with another untrue story.

Row breaks out over school visiting specialists

A war of words has broken out in Aberdeenshire Council over the role of visiting specialist teachers to schools in the area.

Education
Pupils from P4-P7 are being asked to design and draw a healthy and balanced packed lunch

North East schools challenged to create Scotland’s healthiest lunchbox

Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has launched a ‘Munch That Lunch’ competition to give school pupils in the North East the chance to win a class trip to the Royal Highland Show (RHS) in Edinburgh later this month.

Education
Level 3 students BTEC Diploma in Public Services, Charis Beagrie and Kade Spence,r with the tactical body armour.

Students get geared up

Public Service students from North East Scotland College’s Fraserburgh campus were the recipients of tactical body armour which has been recently donated by industry leader Safeguard Clothing.

Education
The festivals Early Years and Primary Programme and the Activity Weekend will take place at RGU at Garthdee

Techfest programme expands to RGU

Aberdeen’s annual science festival TechFest has launched its most exciting and ambitious programme yet for nursery and school pupils, including a new home in bigger premises at Robert Gordon University.

Education
The academy students and staff get ready for their visit to Young's in Fraserburgh.

Young's welcomes pupils to factory

Young’s Seafood  in Fraserburgh welcomed a group of local academy students to its Watermill Road processing plant earlier this week.

Education
Westfield School pupils (left to right) Alex McRae, Kieran Vasey, Lewis McGregor, John Barraclough, Gabor Molnar and Lynden Wemyss launch the competition to find a new logo to replace the one shown by Lynden.

New logo wanted for Broch school

Fraserburgh’s Westfield School is looking for a new logo.

Education
Mintlaw Academy students Ruth Taylor, Alyssa Neumann, Amy-Jay Rudgeley and Daniel Burnet with their teacher.

Mintlaw students top science challenge

A team of four Second Year students from Mintlaw Academy have fought off tough competition from hundreds of entries across Great Britain to become one of 13 winners in Shell’s national schools science competition, The Bright Ideas Challenge.

Education
Pupils log masses of miles in 2017 Big Pedal

Pupils log masses of miles in 2017 Big Pedal

More than 306,000 miles by bike or scooter, have been logged by Scots school pupils during Sustrans’ Big Pedal challenge in March.

Education
As Rota Kids the pupils pledge to endeavour to be fair to all, serve their community and to show respect to others

Pupils first to be chartered as Rotakids

Inverallochy School pupils have become the first to be chartered by the Rotary Club of Fraserburgh as Rota Kids.

Education
The reunions provide the chance to see old friends and see what has and hasnt changed since the old school days

Calling all former Robert Gordon pupils

Robert Gordon’s College is inviting former pupils to go back to school for various year group reunions to be held this year.
Education
Miss Scotland Lucy Kerr has the key to Scotland's secrets

National Trust launches major recruitment drive

Families across Scotland are being handed the key to Scotland’s treasures this summer - when they join the National Trust for Scotland.

News
Inspectors noted the leadership of the head as one of the key strengths of the Aberdeenshire primary.

Well-behaved pupils praised by Inspectors

HM Inspectors have praised the leadership of the head teacher at New Pitslgio & St. John’s Primary School following a recent inspection visit.

Education
Gray and Adams employees visit Playbarn too Nursery.

Showing the youngsters how

The youngsters of Playbarn too Nursery have recently had a visit and help from the national business with its HQ in Fraserburgh - Gray and Adams.

Education
College lecturers vote to strike

College lecturers vote to strike

College lecturer members of the Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS) – the country’s largest union for teachers and lecturers – have overwhelmingly backed strike action in a dispute over broken fair pay promises.

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