Kathryn’s fascination with the natural world has led to her travelling the world doing what she loves the most.
Judith Herbert’s course in Computer Science has given her a vast amount of skills as well as valuable experience.
Craig has always wanted to be a physiotherapist so is well on the way to achieving his aim with a HND in Sports Coaching.
Chloe thought beauty therapy was going to be all about waxing and make up but there is a lot more involved in the course when you start to penetrate the skin.
Andy wasn’t sure what he wanted to study but a fishing trip in America made him find his ideal subject.
David had a variety of jobs after leaving school but when he saw the opportunity to combine gaining a qualification with his love of football he took it.
Nick found that his masters degree in information technology has been a key tool in starting his own mountaineering business.
Science has presented Marcus with a variety of opportunities - from travelling around the world to starting his own flight instructor business.
Science has allowed Jacki to develop some of the most modern football pitches in the world, from the Scottish Premier League to the American Superbowl.
Marshall has an enviable job. He owns his own recording studio. And it was his science training that made it possible.
Claire told us "Studying science has allowed me to combine my love of sport with a career that gives me satisfaction on a daily basis."
Sarah graduated from the Aberdeen University with a bachelor of science in zoology with honours and then went on to Cambridge University where she was awarded an MPhil in polar studies.
Matt is doing a PhD in gravitational wave research. To you and me, a gravitational wave is a ripple in spacetime, emitted from moving objects. But if you think that sounds a little niche then see what Matt has to say about studying such a science and you might just think again.
Patrick found that his love of the outdoors dovetailed neatly into a scientific career. And by choosing science training he found he could keep his options open until after graduating.
Laura Calder's love of sport took her into a phyisiotherapy career. She tells us how her passion got her there.
Studying Life Sciences at Napier University has given Amanda the opportunity to help solve crimes.
Completing a SVQ 3 in Horticulture meant Colin could progress in his career.
While doing the HNC Applied Science course at Dundee College, Jillian realised she wanted to become a Radiographer.
As part of her work in physics and astronomy, Prof Sheila Rowan is investigating the beginnings and future of the universe.
Lyndsay Brown from Forth Valley College explains how science training opens doors to all sorts of careers.
As a nurse, Gaelle provides intensive treatment for patients who have life-threatening conditions. She became a nurse because she wanted a hands-on job where she helps people.
Sarah studied a Jewellery Design degree at Glasgow College of Art and gained a PhD in Design Processes for Wearable Technology.
Becoming a pharmacist meant Raj could use his skills in science, in a job he enjoys.
Ian wanted to be a vet not just because he loved animals. He also wanted to do something related to science while being hands-on.
Getting into Science
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