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RGU postgraduate opportunities highlighted at open evening

Robert Gordon University (RGU) will showcase its wide portfolio of postgraduate study options at its open evening later this month.

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SDS Careers Advisers from the North East of Scotland who answered calls at the SDS Exam Results Helpline.

Support for pupils with exam results

Hundreds of young people across Aberdeenshire have been helped through their exam results by a local group of Skills Development Scotland (SDS) careers advisers.

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The Scottish Qualifications Authority has announced the results for National Courses and Awards 2017 today.

SQA exam results released

The Scottish Qualifications Authority has announced the results for National Courses and Awards 2017 today.

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This is the fourth year students have sat National 3, 4 and 5 exams under the Curriculum for Excellence with S5 and S6 pupils continuing to sit qualifications at Higher and Advanced Higher level.

Aberdeenshire pupils celebrate excellent exam results

There are celebrations across Aberdeenshire today, on the day that pupils received their exams results, with confirmation that half of S4 pupils achieved five or more National 5 qualifications. That is up 2% compared with the previous year.

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Higher passes have exceeded 150,000 for the third year in a row

Higher passes exceed 150,000 for third year in a row.

The whole country should be proud of the qualifications gained by Scotland’s young people, Deputy First Minister John Swinney has said.

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John Swinney speaks with career adviser Nicole Grant during his visit to the SDS centre.

Helpline goes live for exam results advice

A free national helpline offering advice, information and support for young people and their parents has gone live, ahead of SQA results day tomorrow.

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Skills Development Scotland (SDS) has a free helpline. The number to call is0808 100 8000.

Free helpline for students expecting SQA results.

A free national helpline offering advice, information and support for young people and their parents has gone live, ahead of SQA results day tomorrow.

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The session will be held at Inverurie Academy between 6-8pm on Wednesday, August 30.

Information evening for prospective teachers

Aberdeenshire Council will be hosting an information evening for all those considering studying to become a primary teacher part-time.

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From left:  Megan Walls, Ashley Epperly, Madeline Lopez, Rhea Halley, Jessica James-Schulz, Chelsea Smith, Jackie Leith (RGU lecturer), Carrie Bailey (UTK lecturer), Laura Foubister, Leanna Will (RGU lecturer), Ashley Snaddon

US exchange broadens students’ horizons

Nursing students from Robert Gordon University (RGU) and University of Tennessee Knoxville (UTK) have taken part in an international exchange programme this summer to learn more about their profession across the Atlantic Ocean.

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The secondary school pupils who took part in RGUs recent Nursing Summer School. The programme provided a week-long insight into what the profession involves.

Pupils inspired by university’s nursing school

More than 25 North-east secondary pupils considering a nursing career have been finding out more about the profession at Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) Nursing Summer School.

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Pupils are anticipating their exam results and a helpline is opening again.

Helpline for exam pupils

Pupils across the country are being reminded that support is available when they receive their exam results.

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Gemma Jones and Martina Bradacova formally took up their posts on July 1.

New student leadership team take up posts at Scotland’s Rural College

The new team elected to lead the award-winning Scotland’s Rural College Students Association (SRUCSA) through 2017/18 have taken up their posts.

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Bruce scooped three awards at the Tullos Training Apprenticeship Awards held recently at the Marcliffe at Pitfodels.

Trio of awards for Bruce

Brocher Bruce Hutcheson, an apprentice electrical engineer with Thistle Seafoods, Boddam, is a man with a future.

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Cllr Brian Topping says the new gate will allow a safer trip to school for pupils of Lochpots.

A safer route to school for pupils

Pupils at Lochpots School in Fraserburgh will be able to undertake a safer journey to school after the summer holidays.

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Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is opening its exam results helpline once again on Tuesday, August 8.

Helpline to open again next month for pupils waiting on exam results

Pupils across the country will be on tenterhooks next month as they anticipate their exam results.

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Fraserburgh-born Lloyd Jack (22) and classmate, Ruairi Gray (22) from Edinburgh

Friends overcome major car crash to finish Degree in style

A pair of graduating friends have been through some major highs and lows throughout their final year at Uni – from a serious car crash which left one with a broken back, to an arty pineapple prank which saw both  students interviewed by the world’s media.

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A total of 43 pupils and former pupils achieved the Gold Award this academic year, up from 20 in 2016 and 18 in 2015.

A bumper number of winners

A total of 30 young people from across Aberdeenshire visited Holyrood recently to meet Trustee for the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, HRH The Earl of Wessex, and collect their Gold Awards for participation in the award programme.

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Fearghas, who is from the Isle of Skye, was selected by lecturers as the best trainee across all of the deckhand classes across the current academic yea

Best trainee award for Fearghas

Former Scottish Maritime Academy student Fearghas Graham was recently awarded the Peterhead Port Authority Trainee Deckhand 2017 prize and trophy.

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The theme of this years Aberdeenshires Summer Reading Challenge is Be Drawn into a Good Book

Be drawn to a good book this summer

A hugely successful children’s reading challenge in Aberdeenshire has been launched giving young people across the area the chance to be drawn into a good book over the summer.

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