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Latest news and events

Food and Drink Career Expo coming to BT Murrayfield

Events 14 September 2017

Food and Drink Career Expo coming to BT Murrayfield

Fancy a career in food and drink but not sure what options are available? Then why not come along to BT Murrayfield on 14 September and learn about the process from farm to fork.

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News 17 August 2017

SDS careers hub at learning festival

Foundation and Modern Apprentices will join experts from Skills Development Scotland across the two days of the Scottish Learning Festival.

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News 16 August 2017

Exam support squad

SDS careers advisers on call for pupils after results arrive. Expert advice and guidance is available all year round, not just on results day.

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Events 14 August 2017

Inverurie career & employability events

Young people in Inverurie and the local area are invited to come along to Skills Development Scotland’s career information sessions and employability workshops this month.

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News 11 August 2017

Record-breaking awards entries

Hundreds hope for apprenticeship honours

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