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Jobs & Careers magazine | May 24, 2017

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Higher Education

Graduates: 4 easy ways to improve your job prospects

August 5, 2013 |

The search for a graduate job, internship or placement is no walk in the park.

If you’re working while you look for an elusive graduate role life can be a tad tedious. The routine of work followed by searching for … Read More

Interview with EmployAbility founder Tab Ahmad

July 16, 2013 |

Founder and Managing Director of EmployAbility, Tab Ahmad, has dedicated her time to helping disabled students move from education to employment, and it is her pioneering work in the field of disability and employment, that won her this years’ Asian … Read More

Training to be a graphic designer

June 8, 2013 |

A truly gifted Designer can go a long way on talent alone, and work experience – combined with an impressive portfolio of work – may trump academic training. However, for the best chance of employment, a degree course or equivalent … Read More

Engineering: degree-level study and the added extras

May 22, 2013 |

Before making the leap into degree-level engineering study, it’s important to assess whether you are suited to such an intensive course. Unlike apprenticeships, university study has a lot more theory and knowledge-based work, with formal examinations a significant part of … Read More

Ten recession-proof degree subjects

March 22, 2013 |

Let’s face it, the recession hasn’t been kind to many people and graduates are no exception. Those not in work or full-time education (i.e. unemployed) six months after graduating have risen from a pre-recession average of 8% to 13%.

However, … Read More

Your guide to part-time work at uni

February 20, 2013 |

With the rise in tuition fees, the worry of on-going debt can often be at the forefront of students’ minds. Getting a part-time job during university can be a good way of easing the financial strain, giving students extra spending … Read More

Students: how to volunteer

February 11, 2013 |

Food rations, tatty clothes, and a weakness for weekday drinking. You could be forgiven for thinking it’s students that need a helping hand whilst at university – but rather, uni students are well-equipped to volunteer and assist others in less-fortunate … Read More

Are you facing a skills mismatch?

January 18, 2013 |

It will come as no surprise that there is currently an epidemic waging. Graduates – and school-leavers alike – are being faced with a “skills mismatch”, whereby their qualifications on paper, and the abilities they leave education wielding, are not … Read More

Graduates: why you’re the future

January 4, 2013 |

Imagine you’re the boss of a large nationwide corporation. Sitting on your desk are two CVs in front of you. One potential candidate with a solid 10 years’ experience and one a recent graduate with the expected working background of … Read More

Your university career plan

December 20, 2012 | 2

You’ve drafted, re-drafted, deleted and then rewritten your personal statement, Christmas is looming, and part of you still isn’t sure if you’re making the right choice. It’s university application time. And understandably, this is a big decision to make – … Read More