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Study reveals the uni courses that’ll make you rich - and those that won’t

Studying medicine and dentistry will make you the richest after university with graduates earning an average of £46,700 according to new research from the Institute of Fiscal Studies.

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Does your school have a budding Dickens who could write the next Christmas classic?

Prizes on offer for new Christmas classic

Children from across Scotland are getting in the Christmas spirit early to try and win £1,500 for their school.

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Mrs Ruddick and Mrs Murison at the ceremony

Keig School is top of the class

A Donside school is celebrating winning a top award.

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Pupils from Banchory Primary School running club with Pamela Bursill, of RCC&W

Law firm sponsors two schools

Two schools in Banchory are proudly wearing new sports kit donated by a local legal firm.

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The 'mock trials' competition was held at Aberdeen Sheriff Court

‘Mock trials’ competition

Pupils representing five secondary schools made their case to be considered the area’s top budding legal eagles during the eighth Aberdeenshire ‘mock trials’ competition.

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The replacement of Banchory Academy was the top priority in the local community action plan

Hopes dashed for new Banchory Academy

A replacement for ageing Banchory Academy has been ruled out for the foreseeable future.

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With limited spaces available, schools from across the North-east are being invited to sign up before the deadline of October 13.

Science event to inspire the heroes of tomorrow

Curious youngsters from across Scotland will have the chance to experience the weird and wonderful applications of science thanks to the Science Museum, London who are special guests at this year’s Heroes of Tomorrow programme.

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The 'Helambu Girls' of Banchory Primary

Helambu Girls raise £309 for charity

The ‘Helambu Girls’ of Banchory Primary School undertook a range of fundraising activities this year raising a total of £309 for the Helambu Project charity.

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Pupils learn how the heart works as part of the initiative.

Schools workshop competition

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) is offering schools across the UK the chance to win a unique fun-filled workshop with a BHF-funded researcher to inspire pupils to learn about how their hearts work.

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Members of last years winning team from Oldmachar Academy. (Photo: Ross Johnston/Newsline Media)

Shire pupils embark on energy industry challenge

Secondary school pupils across Aberdeenshire are tapping into their physics, maths, chemistry and geology skills to solve an energy industry challenge.

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Mike Rumbles MSP has written to all four local authorities.

MSP encourages students to enter video competition

Mike Rumbles MSP is encouraging all North East Higher students to take part in the Political Studies Association (PSA)’s Schools’ Video Competition, now in its seventh year.

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Mr Rumbles has written to all four local authorities.

MSP encourages students to enter video competition

Mike Rumbles MSP is encouraging all North East Higher students to take part in the Political Studies Association (PSA)’s Schools’ Video Competition, now in its seventh year.

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The fund can be used as a part-contribution towards training of a higher cost and is in addition toapprenticeship support which all employers are eligible to access in Scotland

Companies urged to contact NESCol for £10,000 towards training

North East Scotland College (NESCol) is urging companies that pay the Apprenticeship Levy to contact them as soon as possible as they could be eligible for £10,000 towards the cost of training.

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Offshore Europe 2017 
Opito energise your future event

Budding scientists put oil and gas to test

School pupils from Banchory Academy joined with others across the area at this year’s Energise Your Fuure (EYF) Event in Aberdeen recently.

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TechFest 2017 runs until September 25.

Author or best-selling Horrible Science to visit Techfest 2017

Renowned children’s author Nick Arnold will bring to life the evil experiments and gruesome games of his worldwide-selling Horrible Science books at this year’s TechFest.

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From 4 December 2017, candidates will have to carry out the show me question while they are driving.

DVSA releases new videos to help learners prepare for driving test changes

With less than three months to go to until the driving test changes, the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has published new videos about the updated ‘show me, tell me’ driving test questions.

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The fair will run from10.30am to 2.30pm in RGUs Sir Ian Wood Building

RGU part-time jobs fair focuses on student employment opportunities

More than 30 businesses from across Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire will exhibit at Robert Gordon University’s part-time jobs fair for students on Thursday, September 28.

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Research has highlighted that the working conditions of Scotlands teachers are extremely poor'.

Research highlights poor working conditions of Scotland’s teachers

A major new piece of independent research claims the working conditions of Scotland’s teachers are ‘extremely poor’.

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Pupils get the chance to tackle an underwater challenge with miniature ROVs

Pupils to go head to head at Offshore Europe

Teams of school pupils will use miniature ROVs to go head to head in a competition at the Robert Gordon University (RGU) stand as part of this year’s Energise Your Future event at Offshore Europe.

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