Living and working in Scotland

TalentScotland, live work, study

If you are looking to live and work in Scotland can provide you with information and support on:

  • Scottish lifestyle information
  • Visa, immigration and relocation advice
  • Information on industries, employers and job vacancies in Scotland
  • Graduate placements
  • Information on studying in Scotland
  • TalentScotland have three main departments, each with a different remit.
  • Jobs and Employers Managed by Scottish Development International, TalentScotland promote the latest jobs available to internationally based professionals, information on employers in Scotland and overviews of the four industry sectors within their remit, energy, life sciences, electronics and financial services.

    This department is also responsible for interviews with international professionals who have made the move to Scotland already as well as information on Scottish lifestyle.
  • Relocation Advisory Service Visa, immigration and relocation advice, along with information on studying in Scotland is managed by TalenScotland's Relocation Advisory Service (RAS), part of the Scottish Government's Fresh Talent initiative. RAS assists both individuals and employers with questions relating to visas, immigration, relocation and other aspects of moving, or bringing employees, to Scotland from abroad.

    The Fresh Talent initiative also has the aim of encouraging international students to work in Scotland after successful completion of their studies.
  • Graduate Placements Programme Managed by Highlands and Islands Enterprise and Scottish Enterprise, it is designed to help Scottish businesses improve operating efficiency and increase profitability and competitiveness as well as give companies access to the skills and knowledge of Scotland's finest graduates. The programme also gives graduates valuable experience working with Scotland's innovative and forward thinking employers.

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