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  Armed Forces Week may look very different this year, but it still does not mean that we should celebrate it any less. I have had the honour and privilege…

Exciting Update! New Podcasts and Webinars from Employers…

Owing to Covid19 life isn’t quite the same so we have changed the way we do things and have been a little creative. Over the next few weeks we will…

Bursary Award Scheme now live

Deadline for applications is 31st May 2020 Scotland’s OA is delighted to announce that our Bursary Award Scheme is now live and will be running throughout the year. The Bursary…

The Network Edinburgh (TNE) – Update COVID 19

It is with regret that we shall be cancelling The Network Edinburgh on Thursday 26th March 2020 at the Royal Scots Club due to the current risks around Covid-19.  We…

The Network Glasgow (TNG) – Update COVID 19

Scotland’s Officers Association are concerned and taking sensible precautions re COVID19.  We will update our website information and keep you informed as to whether the networking meetings will go ahead. …

New Training programme for 2020 launched

Scotland’s OA are delighted to announce the launch of their new training programme for the year. Visit OA Scotland Training 2020 to see our range of courses that might tickle…

New to Teaching in Scotland?

Here is some basic info on what you need to do to become a teacher. We’ll also cover how to apply as well as some guidance on bursaries and funding….

4 Fantastic Charities in Scotland Awarded Grants

OA Scotland are delighted to announce that they have awarded organisational grants this year to 4 fantastic charities that support Veterans and their families across Scotland. HorseBack UK Scotland’s Bravest…

OA Scotland Launch Centenary Bursary Award

Centenary Bursary Award To celebrate its Centenary, the Officers Association Scotland is offering a Bursary Award to support currently serving or former officers in expanding their learning in order to…

Competency Interviews – useful Tips and Free UTube…

Coming out of the Armed Forces whether it is after a few years or after a long duration doesn’t really matter when it comes to competency interviews – most of…

BreakLine – Immersive, Targeted Approach to Career Transition…

Recently one of our OA Scotland Clients participated in this scheme in the States which resulted in her being offered a great job in a top company within the technology…

Recognising the potential of Ex-Service Personnel – Second…

‘Veterans Work: Moving On’ is the second report commissioned by Deloitte, the Officers’ Association and Forces in Mind Trust. The first report, published in 2016 entitled ‘Veterans Work’, highlighted the…