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Generation UK-India: Gain experience and skills on a British Council placement in India     
Monday 26 January, 1pm - 2pm, University of Edinburgh, Chrystal MacMillan Building - Seminar Room 2, 15a George Square

Come to this talk to find out how you can learn about contemporary India on a cultural immersion placement, gain experience in an Indian workplace or inspire pupils as a teaching assistant in an Indian school.  The British Council’s Generation UK-India programme offers placements lasting from 2 weeks to a full year, and offers an excellent addition to your CV.

Email studyabroad@napier.ac.uk to confirm your attendance.  Visit the British Council India Opportunities page for more information 

Lunchtime Concert
Wednesday 28 January, 1pm. Glassroom, Merchiston

A varied programme (45mins.) of chamber ensemble music performed by 2nd – 4th year Napier music students

Free admission – Sandwiches welcome!

Business School Networking Event    
Thursday 29 January, 12.30pm – 2.30pm, River Suite, Craiglockhart

The event is open to all Business School students and will give you the chance to network with industry professionals from a range of sectors and to find out about the career paths open to you.

Employers attending include:
 
Morgan Stanley
IBM
Standard Life
RBS
BNP Paribas
McDonalds
Coutts
ACCA
Principal Hayley Hotels
Adam & Company
Adopt An Intern
Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply
ICAEW
Parabola
ScotGrad
 
This is a brilliant opportunity to find out more about different career options open to you, and to find out what employers are looking for from applicants. If you have any queries or questions about this event please email nbscareers@napier.ac.uk
 

International Students – Trip to Oban, West Highland Lochs and Castle               
Saturday 7 February, 8.30am - 7.30pm, depart from Merchiston campus

International Support are organising a trip to Oban for international students on Saturday 7 February 2015

This tour will show you a landscape of outstanding natural beauty, rich in history, myths and legends; a land of battles, feuds and cattle-stealing; a land of ancient castles mirrored in lochs and sheltered by mountains.

The “Road to the Isles” is marked by dramatic castles, shimmering lochs, imposing mountains and rugged glens. You will enjoy stops at Oban with its Horseshoe Bay looking out to the Hebrides, and Inveraray with its demure Georgian houses at the water’s edge in the shadow of the Clan Campbell chief’s neo-gothic palace.

This tour is a must for all – a fantastic way to see the Scottish countryside.

Date: Saturday 7 February
Departs: 8.30am, from Merchiston campus, Colinton Road entrance (the front)
Returns: 7.30pm approximately
Places available: 49

If you wish to become a member of SENIC or for further information, please email senic@napier.ac.uk
Buy Tickets: 
For members: £13, available on Monday 26 January, 10am – 12am, The Student Hub, Merchiston campus
For non-members: £15, available on Wednesday 28 January, 2pm – 4pm, The Glass Office, Craiglockhart Campus

Orchestral Society – Edinburgh Napier Chamber Orchestra     
Wednesday 25 March - 7.30pm, Stockbridge Parish Church, Edinburgh

The Edinburgh Napier Chamber Orchestra (Orchestral Society) will be hosting this trimester’s concert on Wednesday 25 March at 7.30pm in Stockbridge Parish Church, Edinburgh.

Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro Overture & Beethoven’s Symphony No. 1 will be amongst the works to be performed in this concert.

Employer Relations Networking Events

Are you looking to gain networking skills ahead of graduation? Learn from the success of others? Or just want to find out about a range of different career paths?

These industry specific networking events will allow you to practice your networking skills and find out more about specific career paths ahead of graduating and applying for that graduate job!

Come along and network with industry professionals to develop your skills and ask any questions you might have!
  • Life Sciences Networking Event
    Thursday 5 February - 10.30am - 1pm, LRC5, Sighthill

  • Engineering and the Built Environment Networking Event
    Tuesday 10 February -  12noon – 2pm, Glassroom, Merchiston

  • Criminology, Psychology, Sociology and Social Sciences Networking Event
    Tuesday 10 February - 1pm – 3pm, Rooms 3.D.04, 3.D.14 and 3.D.15, Sighthill

  • Sports Science Networking Event
    Tuesday 17 February - 1pm -3pm, Rooms 2.D.05 & 2.D.03, Sighthill

  • Doors an English Degree Can Open Networking Event
    Tuesday 17 February - 4pm – 6pm, H9, Merchiston

  • Computing & Information Systems Networking Event
    Thursday 19 February - 10am -12pm, Glassroom, Merchiston

  • Digital Media and Interactive Media Design Networking Event
    Thursday 19 February - 2pm - 4pm,
    Location: Glassroom, Merchiston

 

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