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Published: 25 October 2016

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Engineering & Technology Fair

Wednesday 26th October, 11am – 2pm, GUU

Come along to the Engineering & Technology Fair featuring over 55 exhibitors. Each room at the GUU will be full of employers offering internship and graduate opportunities.

The event is open to all University of Glasgow students from all disciplines. Please bring your student card for registration on arrival.

Also, you can win a FREE breakfast! Visit the fair and be in for a chance to win a, “hot roll and cuppa”.

Exhibitors at the fair: Accenture Ltd, AECOM, AKT II Ltd, Amazon Development Centre (Scotland), Amey, ARCADIS, AutoRek, Avaloq Innovation, AWE, Bachy Soletanche Limited, BAE Systems Plc, Balfour Beatty Plc, BCF Technology Ltd, British Council – IAESTE, BT, CH2M, Codeplay Software, Corero Network Security (UK) Ltd, CTC Aviation, Dawn Meats, ECS, Equate Scotland - Careerwise Work Placements, EY, Farrans Construction, FDM Group, First Derivatives Plc, freetobook, Fujitsu, Gradcracker, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Hymans Robertson, IBM – UK, INEOS, JLL, JP Morgan, London Stock Exchange Group, Morgan Stanley, Network Rail , PwC, QinetiQ, Randox Laboratories Ltd, RBS, RJ McLeod (Contractors) Ltd, Royal Air Force, SAS, Scott Logic, ScottishPower, Sky, Skyscanner, Soil Engineering Geoservices, SSE, SwarmOnline Ltd, TARGETjobs Engineering , Tata Consultancy Services, The Hut Group, Thermo Fisher Scientific, ThinkAnalytics (UK) Ltd and Transport Scotland.

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Trump v Clinton

  • Monday Oct 31, 2016 6:00pm – 9pm
  • Tutor: Dr. Murray Leith

The Centre for Open Studies invites you to this evening event examining the 2016 race for the White House, focusing on the two main candidates, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.

During the three-hour event, Dr Murray Leith will consider how the US Presidential Election has ended up being one of the most bitter and fascinating campaigns in American history. We will also explore the state of the race and its two controversial presidential candidates, and who may well win the following week!

Cost: £15.00

Find out more – and book your place – on the Short courses web pages

UofG to share in £3 million science fund

The University of Glasgow is the benefit from part of a £3 million funding grant to research. Scotland's Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre has announced large scale investment across six, synthetic biology projects, including greener skincare products, more sustainable plastics and improvements to personalised medicine therapies.  Ingenza Ltd and the UofG have been given £490,000 to develop a technology to monitor biotechnology experiments in real time.  Nissan Chemicals and the University will get £410,000 to produce bio-pigments for use in pharmaceuticals and cosmetics.

First published: 25 October 2016

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