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Scotland Results Day: #NoWrongPath to Success

8.08.2023

🎇 It’s results day in Scotland and we are supporting DYW Scotland #NoWrongPath campaign. 🎇

The campaign aims to show young people that their results and circumstances do not define them – there is no wrong path to success.

Our colleague Laura Sutherland provided insight about her transition from school to the #worldofwork.

Laura left school at 15 years old with 3 Standard Grades to work in a local restaurant, then moved into the community, social work and youth work sector at 17 years old. Now she is working in construction while carrying out a PhD in social value at the University of the West of Scotland.

Laura said: “I wasn’t sure what I wanted to become when transitioning into the world of work. What I did know was that I wanted to work.
“I have been very fortunate to have crossed paths with some amazing mentors throughout my life. Without their supp

ort I am not sure where I would have ended up.

“If I had one message for any young person receiving their exam results today it would be: no matter the outcome of your results, please know that they do not define you nor should you allow them to dictate your future!”

Learn more about career pathways into construction and civil engineering – click here.

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