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Michael is thriving at his new role with GE
"I didn’t really know much about GE until I saw it on Debut, so the app gave me the opportunity to look into it more. If I had just been looking for jobs myself, I probably wouldn’t have found it."Read the full success story
Oli found a role as a Technology Consultant
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Bronte got Talent-Spotted on the Debut app
“I definitely wouldn’t have gotten my job without Debut. I was only in my first year, and usually Enterprise-rent-a-car wouldn’t even consider first year students for their internships. I would never had thought to apply to them, but they just popped up on Debut. The rest is history.”Read the full success story
Freddie was offered an internship with WPP
“The WPP opportunity was the one that stood out to me the most. It struck me as a rare find, as I hadn’t seen any opportunities from them elsewhere. In fact, I think I only found out about WPP through the Debut Talent Spot, which was for an exclusive WPP event.”Read the full success story
Tanaka is a student at the University of Edinburgh
“Before Debut, I felt like I was a bit of a lost child, just going through the motions of university...Debut showed me that there were opportunities out there just for me.”Read the full success story
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Millie Harvet: Found the perfect graduate job
Managed to get the perfect graduate job before I had even finished my degree. Easy to use and good selection. More...
Teddy Speller: Great for reluctant job-seekers
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Stuart Wright “talent spotted” a few times
So far so good, been "talent spotted" a few times so far, which is good as these roles I hadn't considered previously. It's got the potential to be an incredible. More...
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Billy Azad: Ingredients of a real game changer
This app is very promising. Signed up today and already have been directed towards 2 roles. This has definitely got all the ingredients of a real game changer. More...
Albert Cofie: Great app for anxious Graduates
This app is great for Graduates especially those you are anxious about getting onto grad schemes and don't know where to start. This app gives you options and e. More...
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This app is the best thing that’s ever happened to me. I came across it purely by accident, I’d been applying for jobs back to back and no calls for interviews. More...
Vasiliki Gkara: A huge recruiter selected me
woow after I implemented my account within few hours a huge recruiter selected me to apply in a competitive graduate scheme.I am so amazed with debut. More...
Laylee: App is really easy to use
Secured a placement year through this app - really easy to use and the process is so simple! The talent spot feature is extremely helpful as well as you get not. More...
Joesphine T: Connects individuals with industry
Love it for connecting individuals with industry opportunities that one could have missed. More...
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 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.
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.
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