Student - 12 articles

April 22, 2024
Hi Mario, You are an expat from Italy, why did you decide to come to Scotland? Why Aberdeen?I decided to expatriate from Italy when I was in the third year of high school. I wanted to develop an international career and I thought that the UK is the best place to start. I was committed ... Read more
April 22, 2024
Hi Matthew, can you tell us a bit about your background and how you got involved with the Apprentice Store?I left school in 2015 with no qualifications, after speaking with youth workers and careers advisors I contacted a charity called the Shirlie Project who support people into employment. I was there for just under a ... Read more
April 22, 2024
Continuing our student and graduate series: this week we talk with Denise Arkley of Hatstand Nelly. Denise undertook an Access course last year and is now studying a diploma in computing via Open University. She is incredibly modest about the role she has played in the salon sorting out IT and security issues! Can you ... Read more
April 22, 2024
Why did you choose to come and study in Aberdeen?I decided to come and study in Aberdeen because I love meeting people from different cultures. I wanted to work together with individuals who are open-minded and I believe that all the skills that I acquired in the university helped me to develop myself a lot, ... Read more
April 22, 2024
Hi Jordan, can you tell us a little bit about your background and your main interests?I’m 24 years old and was a graduate of the University of Aberdeen in Film Studies. After graduating I started working in the film department at The University of Aberdeen as a tutor offering technical and narrative guidance to Honours ... Read more
April 22, 2024
Could you tell us a bit about your background?I am a second-year Economics with finance Student with a few internships behind me in the business field. I have been dedicating most of my time over the past 18 months to working with my partner Navid Meyer on Nameydo. What is the idea behind Nameydo?The idea ... Read more
April 22, 2024
Hi there Iona, could you tell us a little about your background and how you came to be part of the team at Wallet.Services?Hi. So I started my career in Microsoft as a business apprentice, working in the strategic partnerships team in the Scotland office with Peter Ferry, who is now one of the directors ... Read more
April 22, 2024
Hi Angus, firstly could you tell us a little about yourself and your area of study?Thank you for inviting me to chat about AI. I am currently studying an MSc in Artificial Intelligence and prior to this I completed a BSc in Mathematics. During various internships I have created optimisation algorithms for Tipico, the leading ... Read more
April 22, 2024
Hi Lyndsey, could you tell us a little about your background?I have a background in the area of Psychology which helped me to decide on my career path and later supported my choice to study for a PhD.  So, I have a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology (Northumbria University) and a Master’s degree in Developmental Psychopathology ... Read more
April 22, 2024
Hi David, could you introduce yourself to our readers,Hi I’m David Starkey, I’m a 24 year old PhD candidate at the University of St Andrews and I’m studying Physics. What is it specifically that you study?I’m part of a study that searches for active galaxies. These are also known as quasars (although the term can ... Read more