Rosie Alexander

Former affiliation
  • IV1 1SA

    United Kingdom

  • 2 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
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Personal profile

Research expertise

Career Development

Employment & Employability

Island Studies

Orkney and Shetland Studies

Migration Studies

Currently conducting PhD research with the provisional title: "The impact of island location on students’ higher education choices and subsequent career narratives: a case study of the Orkney and Shetland Islands"

Teaching expertise

University of the Highlands and Islands responsibilities:

  • Module leader & lecturer on the SCQF level 8 Module "Employability Skills for Geographers" (part of the Geography Degree programme)

Research links

Research blog: Adviser on the Edge

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Research Output 2013 2019

  • 2 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
  • 12 Paper
  • 4 Article
  • 3 Chapter (peer-reviewed)
  • 1 Commissioned report

Approaches to careers guidance in Nordic self-governing regions – a case study of Greenland and the Faroe Islands

Alexander, R., Holm, A. E., Hansen, D. & Vahl, K. M., 16 Apr 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Careers and labour market information: an international review of the evidence

Alexander, R., McCabe, G. & De Backer, M., Jul 2019, Education Development Trust. 84 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
labor market
school career

Place-based identity and engagement in career services

Alexander, R., 17 Apr 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Challenging notions of ‘career’ – radical rural perspectives

Alexander, R. & Bårdsdatter Bakke, I., 24 May 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Geography, mobility and graduate career development

Alexander, R., 2018, Graduate Careers in Context: Research, Policy and Practice. Routledge, p. 85-95 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)


AGCAS Research Award 2013: Runner Up

Rosie Alexander (Recipient), 2013

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2014 2018

  • 4 Invited talk
  • 1 Types of External academic engagement - Invited talk

The role of geographical space in Career Development and Guidance

Rosie Alexander (Speaker)
23 Nov 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Career pathways: the geography of career development

Rosie Alexander (Speaker)
9 May 2017

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Career Guidance in Island Communities: a Scottish Island Perspective

Rosie Alexander (Speaker)
30 May 2017

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Guest lecture

Rosie Alexander (Speaker)

Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Invited talk