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Glasgow at a glance

It may not be the capital of Scotland, but it’s still bursting with opportunity. Glasgow is a mix of the old and new. Previously an old port city, it now hosts a modern and progressive arts and cultural scene and a huge abundance of quirky bars and restaurants. In fact, lots of churches were decommissioned in the seventies, so it’s pretty common to go and have a holy pint, if you’re so inclined.

The city’s slogan is ‘People make Glasgow’, and it really lives up to that, with a thriving student community and a whole host of people from all around the world making this scottish city their home. So if you want to become an honorary Glaswegian, then keep on reading…

Area guide to Glasgow

No matter where you go in Glasgow, there’s something new for you to discover. East End – otherwise known as the creative quarter – has the green space of Celtic Park and the legendary music venue Barrowland Ballroom. Get out in the open in North Glasgow, where you’ll be able to stroll along the canal trails. If you’re into football, head on over to Southside to see Glasgow’s national stadium, Hampden Park.

In the West End you’ll find events and festivals taking place in Kelvingrove Park, as well as the exotic natural beauty of the botanical gardens. Finnieston is the foodie hub of Glasgow, with gourmet sandwich shops, craft beer houses and more. Finally, if you’re looking for the architectural side of Glasgow, then pop on over to Merchant City to see buildings such as The Corinthian Club.

Universities in Glasgow

Glasgow is made up of three major universities:

Employers in Glasgow

The biggest employers in Glasgow are (naturally) some of the leading Scottish companies. Standard Life Aberdeen, Scottish Widows, Scottish Power and Bank of Scotland all have great employment options. Keep an eye on this page to see more on the opportunities available in Glasgow and the surrounding areas.

Glasgow by Sector
Life sciences

Life sciences is experiencing the fastest growth of any industry in Glasgow. The city is home to The Glasgow BioCorridor, which includes drug factories, incubation centres, universities and more. In addition, the brand new £56 million Medicines Manufacturing Innovation Centre just outside of the city offers services and assistance to all pharmaceutical companies, no matter their size.

Manufacturing

The history surrounding the River Clyde has never really left the city, and so there’s a wealth of opportunities available in the manufacturing sector. Manufacturing makes up one of the largest employment sectors of Glasgow, with nearly 800 businesses employing over 19,000 people.

Law also has a huge presence in Glasgow, with a range of firms available. From business, to commercial real estate, to working with individuals and families. In addition, some of the largest national law firms also have branches in Glasgow, so you can experience this fast-paced career without the busyness of London.

Cost of Glasgow

The overall costs of Glasgow are a whopping 35% cheaper than London, making it a great place to live cost-wise. On average, student housing will set you back around £450 per month, and the standard cost of a pint is around £3.97. For food, you can look a budgeting just under £200 per month both for shopping and a few meals out.

For getting around, Glasgow is served by SPT, which covers the subway, bus, ferry and rail. For a monthly subway card, you’re looking at just under sixty bucks. But the good news is that Glasgow is quite a small city, with a lot of things in walking distance. So flexible travel may be the best option for saving your pennies.

What are graduate jobs?

A number of companies keep certain jobs back especially for graduates. These graduate jobs are entirely different to both graduate schemes and internships. They’re specifically designed to offer new graduates full time employment in a new field, allowing them to gain important work experience and develop key skills.

How to find graduate jobs?

When you’re trying to find graduate jobs to gain critical work experience, it may seem daunting. Finding full time employment doesn’t have to be difficult though. At Debut Careers, we’re the UK’s No.1 graduate recruitment site and app. We specialise in helping graduates find the ideal role for them. In addition to our graduate job search, you’ll find extensive resources forcareer planning.

We have all of the tools available to help you find the best full time graduate opportunities. We appreciate that there’s only so much you can do online, and know that careers fairs and open days can help, so we’ve put together thestudent guide to networkingand collated everything you need to know aboutattending careersfairs. So from research through to networking and job applications, Debut Careers is here to help you find the best full time graduate jobs and internships.

Why choose Debut for your graduate job search?

So what sets Debut Careers apart? When you’re looking for a graduate job, it’s worth understanding that Debut Careers sets itself apart from the competition, because:

  • We are the biggest resource for graduate careers in the UK

    Not only do we have extensive guides and support, but we actually have more graduate jobs and opportunities than any other graduate careers service, and we can prove it. We have the data to show thatDebut Careers is the biggest resourcein the UK.

  • Our App allows you to browse jobs but also to be headhunted

    Our exclusive app has been designed with your needs front and center. Not only can you browse graduate job opportunities, but it allows employers to be talent-spot and find their ideal candidates. You can track your applications, view resources to help you with your hunt and insights to help you understand the market

  • Opportunities from the UK’s leading employers

    We strive to have the very best opportunities available on our platform. Not only are we the largest resource, but you’ll find graduate job opportunities at some of the biggest UK employers, in London, the North West, West Midlands and all around the country.

What jobs can graduates get?

There are opportunities for graduates across all kinds of different industries and roles. From fashion or finance through to automotive or law. All of these industries have a wide range of opportunities, depending on the job type you’re after. Many places offer work experience, a graduate programme or graduate schemes, but below you’ll find graduate roles available across:

Account Management Jobs

Whether you’re looking to get into wealth management or simply want to manage a number of accounts, thesegraduate account management rolesare for you.

Find account manager jobs at companies likeCiscoorJ.P. Morgan.

Accounting & Tax Jobs

Get started in accounting or tax roles at some of the biggest firms in the country. There are internships and grad schemes available too. Check theaccounting & tax jobsavailable through Debut.

Find accounting & tax jobs at companies likeSiemensorHSBC.

Communications Jobs

Find your new role in the exciting world of Comms and events.Graduate communications jobsspan a wide range of different industries.

We have communications jobs across all sectors, at places like Adecco or Google.

Engineering Jobs

From architect roles through jobs in mechanical engineering, chemical engineering and more, Debut has them all. Find yourgraduate engineering jobtoday.

Look to companies likeCapgeminiorAirbusfor engineering jobs.

IT Jobs

IT roles include data analysts, software testing, tech and operations roles across a range of industries and respected businesses. Find the bestgraduate IT roleson Debut.

You’ll find IT jobs in a number of industries, at brands likeBPor Amazon.

Legal Jobs

Land your first legal role from our extensive listings forgraduate legal jobs. Whether you’re after an internship, apprenticeship or simply your first legal fellowship.

Marketing Jobs

Marketing has a whole array of different types of roles available for graduates. From software development through to growth, SEO and in-house marketing. Browse ourgraduate marketing jobs.

Project Management Jobs

Whether you’re looking to manage a portfolio or software development projects, ourgraduate project management jobscould be for you. Get started with project management today.

Find project management jobs at places likeHSBC.

Software Engineering Jobs

If you want to help develop new devices or simply become a superstar developer, agraduate software engineer jobcould be what you’re after. We have positions at some of the biggest companies in the UK available.

When should I start applying for graduate jobs?

You’ll generally find graduate jobs available across most industries available to apply for all year round. The main batch of new jobs, however, tends to be found between September and December. This is when we get new jobs added in larger numbers, which means you’ll want to keep a particularly close eye on job boards and openings, to make sure you don’t miss your perfect opportunity.

As the application for graduate schemes and graduate jobs can be a little longer than your usual application, many open up their opportunities well ahead of the start date. For more information onwhen to apply for graduate positions, check out our in-depth guide. Here, we’ve gone through everything you need to know when planning your job hunting.

Where can I find entry-level graduate jobs in the UK?

On Debut you’ll find graduate roles available across the country. Whether you’re looking for graduate jobs in London, the west midlands or the north west, we’re here to help. Every region of the UK has opportunities for graduates across a number of sectors and job types. Whether you want to find employers in the automotive sector or the very best marketing agencies around, the UK is well covered for graduate schemes, graduate jobs and work experience programmes.

From graduate jobs in central London to work experience and grad schemes in cities like Nottingham and Manchester, we’ve got you covered.

Jobs in LondonJobs in Manchester
Jobs in BirminghamJobs in Nottingham
Jobs in LiverpoolJobs in Leeds
Jobs in CardiffJobs in Edinburgh
Do I have to be a graduate to apply for graduate jobs?

While most of our graduate jobs are designed for recent graduates, you can start applying for any of them before you’ve officially graduated. When most new job adverts are posted, they are expecting applicants to be in the final stages of their degree, rather than an actual graduate.

However, once you’ve graduated there isn’t necessarily a time limit. Whilst most employers would prefer new graduates, you may still be able to apply for a graduate role if you’ve been a postgraduate for a few years and have gained some other experience.

Do you offer jobs for masters graduates?

Graduate jobs aren’t just aimed at post graduates with honours degrees. If you have a masters degree, you can still apply for any of these opportunities. Plus, you may find that there are particular graduate opportunities or schemes that are specifically designed for those with a masters degree.

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Glasgow at a glance

It may not be the capital of Scotland, but it’s still bursting with opportunity. Glasgow is a mix of the old and new. Previously an old port city, it now hosts a modern and progressive arts and cultural scene and a huge abundance of quirky bars and restaurants. In fact, lots of churches were decommissioned in the seventies, so it’s pretty common to go and have a holy pint, if you’re so inclined.

The city’s slogan is ‘People make Glasgow’, and it really lives up to that, with a thriving student community and a whole host of people from all around the world making this scottish city their home. So if you want to become an honorary Glaswegian, then keep on reading…

Area guide to Glasgow

No matter where you go in Glasgow, there’s something new for you to discover. East End – otherwise known as the creative quarter – has the green space of Celtic Park and the legendary music venue Barrowland Ballroom. Get out in the open in North Glasgow, where you’ll be able to stroll along the canal trails. If you’re into football, head on over to Southside to see Glasgow’s national stadium, Hampden Park.

In the West End you’ll find events and festivals taking place in Kelvingrove Park, as well as the exotic natural beauty of the botanical gardens. Finnieston is the foodie hub of Glasgow, with gourmet sandwich shops, craft beer houses and more. Finally, if you’re looking for the architectural side of Glasgow, then pop on over to Merchant City to see buildings such as The Corinthian Club.

Universities in Glasgow

Glasgow is made up of three major universities:

Employers in Glasgow

The biggest employers in Glasgow are (naturally) some of the leading Scottish companies. Standard Life Aberdeen, Scottish Widows, Scottish Power and Bank of Scotland all have great employment options. Keep an eye on this page to see more on the opportunities available in Glasgow and the surrounding areas.

Glasgow by Sector
Life sciences

Life sciences is experiencing the fastest growth of any industry in Glasgow. The city is home to The Glasgow BioCorridor, which includes drug factories, incubation centres, universities and more. In addition, the brand new £56 million Medicines Manufacturing Innovation Centre just outside of the city offers services and assistance to all pharmaceutical companies, no matter their size.

Manufacturing

The history surrounding the River Clyde has never really left the city, and so there’s a wealth of opportunities available in the manufacturing sector. Manufacturing makes up one of the largest employment sectors of Glasgow, with nearly 800 businesses employing over 19,000 people.

Law also has a huge presence in Glasgow, with a range of firms available. From business, to commercial real estate, to working with individuals and families. In addition, some of the largest national law firms also have branches in Glasgow, so you can experience this fast-paced career without the busyness of London.

Cost of Glasgow

The overall costs of Glasgow are a whopping 35% cheaper than London, making it a great place to live cost-wise. On average, student housing will set you back around £450 per month, and the standard cost of a pint is around £3.97. For food, you can look a budgeting just under £200 per month both for shopping and a few meals out.

For getting around, Glasgow is served by SPT, which covers the subway, bus, ferry and rail. For a monthly subway card, you’re looking at just under sixty bucks. But the good news is that Glasgow is quite a small city, with a lot of things in walking distance. So flexible travel may be the best option for saving your pennies.

What are graduate jobs?

A number of companies keep certain jobs back especially for graduates. These graduate jobs are entirely different to both graduate schemes and internships. They’re specifically designed to offer new graduates full time employment in a new field, allowing them to gain important work experience and develop key skills.

How to find graduate jobs?

When you’re trying to find graduate jobs to gain critical work experience, it may seem daunting. Finding full time employment doesn’t have to be difficult though. At Debut Careers, we’re the UK’s No.1 graduate recruitment site and app. We specialise in helping graduates find the ideal role for them. In addition to our graduate job search, you’ll find extensive resources forcareer planning.

We have all of the tools available to help you find the best full time graduate opportunities. We appreciate that there’s only so much you can do online, and know that careers fairs and open days can help, so we’ve put together thestudent guide to networkingand collated everything you need to know aboutattending careersfairs. So from research through to networking and job applications, Debut Careers is here to help you find the best full time graduate jobs and internships.

Why choose Debut for your graduate job search?

So what sets Debut Careers apart? When you’re looking for a graduate job, it’s worth understanding that Debut Careers sets itself apart from the competition, because:

  • We are the biggest resource for graduate careers in the UK

    Not only do we have extensive guides and support, but we actually have more graduate jobs and opportunities than any other graduate careers service, and we can prove it. We have the data to show thatDebut Careers is the biggest resourcein the UK.

  • Our App allows you to browse jobs but also to be headhunted

    Our exclusive app has been designed with your needs front and center. Not only can you browse graduate job opportunities, but it allows employers to be talent-spot and find their ideal candidates. You can track your applications, view resources to help you with your hunt and insights to help you understand the market

  • Opportunities from the UK’s leading employers

    We strive to have the very best opportunities available on our platform. Not only are we the largest resource, but you’ll find graduate job opportunities at some of the biggest UK employers, in London, the North West, West Midlands and all around the country.

What jobs can graduates get?

There are opportunities for graduates across all kinds of different industries and roles. From fashion or finance through to automotive or law. All of these industries have a wide range of opportunities, depending on the job type you’re after. Many places offer work experience, a graduate programme or graduate schemes, but below you’ll find graduate roles available across:

Account Management Jobs

Whether you’re looking to get into wealth management or simply want to manage a number of accounts, thesegraduate account management rolesare for you.

Find account manager jobs at companies likeCiscoorJ.P. Morgan.

Accounting & Tax Jobs

Get started in accounting or tax roles at some of the biggest firms in the country. There are internships and grad schemes available too. Check theaccounting & tax jobsavailable through Debut.

Find accounting & tax jobs at companies likeSiemensorHSBC.

Communications Jobs

Find your new role in the exciting world of Comms and events.Graduate communications jobsspan a wide range of different industries.

We have communications jobs across all sectors, at places like Adecco or Google.

Engineering Jobs

From architect roles through jobs in mechanical engineering, chemical engineering and more, Debut has them all. Find yourgraduate engineering jobtoday.

Look to companies likeCapgeminiorAirbusfor engineering jobs.

IT Jobs

IT roles include data analysts, software testing, tech and operations roles across a range of industries and respected businesses. Find the bestgraduate IT roleson Debut.

You’ll find IT jobs in a number of industries, at brands likeBPor Amazon.

Legal Jobs

Land your first legal role from our extensive listings forgraduate legal jobs. Whether you’re after an internship, apprenticeship or simply your first legal fellowship.

Marketing Jobs

Marketing has a whole array of different types of roles available for graduates. From software development through to growth, SEO and in-house marketing. Browse ourgraduate marketing jobs.

Project Management Jobs

Whether you’re looking to manage a portfolio or software development projects, ourgraduate project management jobscould be for you. Get started with project management today.

Find project management jobs at places likeHSBC.

Software Engineering Jobs

If you want to help develop new devices or simply become a superstar developer, agraduate software engineer jobcould be what you’re after. We have positions at some of the biggest companies in the UK available.

When should I start applying for graduate jobs?

You’ll generally find graduate jobs available across most industries available to apply for all year round. The main batch of new jobs, however, tends to be found between September and December. This is when we get new jobs added in larger numbers, which means you’ll want to keep a particularly close eye on job boards and openings, to make sure you don’t miss your perfect opportunity.

As the application for graduate schemes and graduate jobs can be a little longer than your usual application, many open up their opportunities well ahead of the start date. For more information onwhen to apply for graduate positions, check out our in-depth guide. Here, we’ve gone through everything you need to know when planning your job hunting.

Where can I find entry-level graduate jobs in the UK?

On Debut you’ll find graduate roles available across the country. Whether you’re looking for graduate jobs in London, the west midlands or the north west, we’re here to help. Every region of the UK has opportunities for graduates across a number of sectors and job types. Whether you want to find employers in the automotive sector or the very best marketing agencies around, the UK is well covered for graduate schemes, graduate jobs and work experience programmes.

From graduate jobs in central London to work experience and grad schemes in cities like Nottingham and Manchester, we’ve got you covered.

Jobs in LondonJobs in Manchester
Jobs in BirminghamJobs in Nottingham
Jobs in LiverpoolJobs in Leeds
Jobs in CardiffJobs in Edinburgh
Do I have to be a graduate to apply for graduate jobs?

While most of our graduate jobs are designed for recent graduates, you can start applying for any of them before you’ve officially graduated. When most new job adverts are posted, they are expecting applicants to be in the final stages of their degree, rather than an actual graduate.

However, once you’ve graduated there isn’t necessarily a time limit. Whilst most employers would prefer new graduates, you may still be able to apply for a graduate role if you’ve been a postgraduate for a few years and have gained some other experience.

Do you offer jobs for masters graduates?

Graduate jobs aren’t just aimed at post graduates with honours degrees. If you have a masters degree, you can still apply for any of these opportunities. Plus, you may find that there are particular graduate opportunities or schemes that are specifically designed for those with a masters degree.

Connect with leading employers in Glasgow
Find the grad jobs you didn’t know existed
New opportunities come to you. Four minutes that could set you up for life.
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