Author Archives: Darya Smirnova

Interview with an Employer: Tom Freeman, MD at Sanctuary Graduates

              Please introduce yourself. Tom Freeman. MD of Sanctuary Graduates. Do many graduates go into recruitment? More than you would think. There are dozens of firms who actively take on graduates as their main … Continue reading

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PSC @ Science Fair

Professional Skills Curriculum team went to Science Fair and asked employers what professional skill was their key to success. Here is what they told us:

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What professional skill is key to your success?

PSC team attended Management and Finance Careers Fair on Friday 16th of October. We asked employers the question that is the most feared at interviews – what professional skills is key to your success?

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Interview with Charissa Taylor, PSC alumna

Charissa Taylor, a Professional Skills Curriculum alumna, met with the PSC team to tell us how the course made a major impact on her future career. Please introduce yourself. My name is Charissa Taylor, I am a fourth year student … Continue reading

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Interview with our guest speaker, Pawel Urbanski

  Meet Pawel Urbanski, who will be speaking at PSC Leadership: Getting Started and Getting done workshop on the 29th of April. PSC approached him with a few questions in anticipation of his lecture. What does it mean to you to be … Continue reading

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Interview with ScotGrad Programme Manager Kelly Barbour

  Please introduce yourself and say a little about your role. Hello! My name is Kelly Barbour and I work as a Programme Manager at ScotGrad. ScotGrad offers paid graduate placements, which last 3 -12 months, within small to medium … Continue reading

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PwC for PSC – Interview with Student Recruitment Officer for Scotland in PwC

  Claire Burhouse, PwC Student Recruitment Officer in Scotland, gave a short interview for Professional Skills Curriculum Employers’ Blog. Claire, could you introduce yourself and say a few words about your role in PwC? I’m a part of the Student … Continue reading

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Interview with a PSC alumna

There are already two generations of Professional Skills Curriculum graduates.           Lonie Sebagh, a fourth year Management student, was enrolled in the PSC course in the 2012-2013 academic year. She met with the PSC team to … Continue reading

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Daniel O’Hara – FS Assurance Associate at EY and a University of St Andrews graduate

  Daniel graduated from the University of St Andrews in 2014. When he was still an undergraduate, he completed a CAPOD internship. Daniel was happy to give an interview for PSC Employers’ blog and share his experience of applying his knowledge … Continue reading

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