I’ve now completed the two remaining videos for the Armed Forces section of the Edinburgh Napier website. Further to interviews with Duncan, Fiona, Gary and Jamie I spoke to Claire Biggar, Executive Assistant to the Principal & Vice Chancellor, and Bob Wright, Director for Enterprise and Innovation in the School of Health and Social Care. Continue reading “Final Armed Forces videos”
I spent much of June and July 2017 developing a new section on the Edinburgh Napier website covering the work it is doing with the Armed Forces. Having signed the Armed Forces Covenant in 2016, it committed to ensuring those coming from Service, or currently serving, are not disadvantaged in terms of access to education and work within the organisation.
The University is developing education pathways for those leaving the Armed Forces, particularly those from lower ranks, and are reviewing HR policies to support Reservists.It is also developing a mentorship programme to help veterans with the wider transition to civilian life.
The University was presented with the bronze award from the Armed Forces Covenant Employer Recognition Scheme in June 2016 in recognition of this work. Continue reading “Developing a section for the Armed Forces”