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Jobs & Careers magazine | November 15, 2017

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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

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

From undergrad to leader of the pack in 5 steps

May 29, 2013 |

Although many students wouldn’t have you believe it: there’s more to university life than afternoon pub visits, fancy dress and eating cold beans straight from the tin. As the graduate job market grows ever fiercer – with approximately 83 graduates … 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

Top 10 tips for job-hunting graduates

May 2, 2013 |

Leaving the safe haven of university and being forced out into the world of work can be a bit of a shock. You’ve spent however many years perfecting your procrastination skills and you have developed an unrivalled talent for finding … 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

What to do when you don’t know what to do

February 4, 2013 | 1

Panic.

Take the first offer that comes your way. Blame yourself for being incapable of making up your mind. Go on Facebook and see how well everyone else is doing, how directed, focussed and successful they are. Beat yourself very … 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