Three recipients of Talisman Scholarships joined the company as graduate recruits in 2008, and found themselves making the news when they were asked for their opinions on the benefits of receiving financial assistance to complete their studies.
Read the full story on Andrew Hyde, Daniel Leeman and Kenny Robertson via the following link to the Press & Journal’s specialist oil and gas supplement, Energy:
TALISMAN WINS A HAT TRICK
Talisman Energy (UK) Limited and one of its key contracting partners are taking their long-term relationship to another level, to help secure the next generation of skilled individuals for the oil and gas industry.
Talisman’s UK Senior Vice President Nick Walker was joined by Wood Group CEO, Allister Langlands as the respective companies handed out their 2008 Scholarship Awards. It marked the third year of Talisman’s £800,000 programme, and the first for Wood Group.
A total of 22 students were honoured at the gala dinner at Aberdeen’s Art Gallery in the presence of their families and friends, senior management from each company and representatives of the University of Aberdeen and The Robert Gordon University.
TALISMAN HAILS SUCCESS OF SCHOLARSHIPS
A special dinner to mark the award of the Talisman Scholarships for 2007 was held in Aberdeen Art Gallery on Tuesday, December 4th 2007.
At the dinner, Nick Walker, Vice-President, Talisman Energy (UK) Limited, cited the first year’s success of the Scholarship Programme as evidence that the oil and gas industry is set to reap the benefits of developing long-term partnerships with higher education.
As he made awards totalling almost £100,000 to 20 promising students from the University of Aberdeen and The Robert Gordon University, he noted that demand for degree courses in engineering and related disciplines at the city’s two universities had grown by almost 30% on average over the past year.
STUDENTS FROM ABERDEEN’S UNIVERSITIES AWARDED MAJOR TALISMAN SCHOLARSHIPS
Aberdeen students celebrated last night (Wednesday, 29 November 2006) after securing places on one of the City’s largest student scholarship programmes, launched by Talisman Energy (UK) Limited earlier this year.
The 18 successful scholars from The Robert Gordon University (RGU) and the University of Aberdeen collected their awards at a ceremony held at Aberdeen Art Gallery.
As part of the ambitious programme Talisman will provide financial support totalling almost £800,000 for students from both universities during the next decade.
MAJOR TALISMAN SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME LAUNCHED WITH ABERDEEN’S UNIVERSITIES
One of Aberdeen’s largest student scholarship programmes was unveiled today 24th April 2006 by Talisman Energy (UK) Limited to the Robert Gordon University (RGU) and the University of Aberdeen.
Talisman will provide financial support totalling almost £800,000 for students at both universities during the next decade, as part of the ambitious project.