Happy Summer Holidays


That is all Angus and Dundee schools off on holiday now. I hope staff and students alike enjoy themselves and get the opportunity to recharge their batteries. Read more

International Women in Engineering Day

Melissa from the team had a fantastic opportunity to speak to Karen Webster, HR Manager Tokheim UK Ltd, asking a few questions on what it's like to be a female in the engineering sector and also getting some tips for women considering a career in the sector. Read more

Social Media Marketing Project

Rachel was blown away this m orning by the work of St Johns Nat 5 Administration students and Greenhillock Glamping staff. A brilliant example of Developing the Young Workforce activity; students Aimee Adams, Casey Sloane and Anna McMahon delivered training to Kate and Beth of Greenhillock so that they can use social media as an effective marketing tool. The students get the invaluable experiences of engaging with a real local business, of working to a brief, of researching, of presenting and of exploring social media as a marketing tool. Greenhillock Glamping gain CPD for their staff and a new marketing opportunity as well as getting to engage with and give back to their community.Read more

“Culture is important. Culture can change reputations.”


Rachel had a very insightful and interesting night at the Mix In on Thursday 15th. Run by Creative Dundee and Scottish Enterprise and hosted by Hospitalfield. This was an opportunity for local companies, individuals, and organisations to come together to learn more about cultural tourism and the potential sitting dormant in Dundee and Angus and the surrounding area.Read more

Shared Apprenticeship Business Breakfast

Some of the team attended excellent event last Wednesday morning promoting the Shared Apprenticeship Scheme at Dundee and Angus College, Kingsway Campus. the event brought together partners from Angus Council, Dundee City Council and Dundee and Angus College. Read more

National Volunteers Week 2017 Interview

Questions for the Voluntary Action Angus Interview


Interview with Gary Malone who is very passionate about volunteering and everything a person can gain from the whole experience. There are currently 6,800 active volunteers within Angus right now: out of a 28,500 population that’s 32%, making Angus the 4th highest area in Scotland for volunteering.Read more

Afternoon Tea Event

This week saw DYW and Dundee and Angus College joint host an afternoon tea at the Training Restaurant within D&A College, the idea behind this was to create a passion and enthusiasm for hospitality within schools, to inform people of the career opportunities available within the Hospitality industry and to look at how to create a parity of esteem between careers within hospitality and other industries.  Read more