If you are starting to think about going to university, choosing the right course can seem like a daunting task. There are lots of things to consider, such as course content, tutors, location and cost. Unistats can provide a helpful hand when comparing courses, showing where students go on to after graduating, times in lectures Continue reading..
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 a job is monotonous, unrewarding and tiring. Meanwhile if you haven’t got a job you Continue reading..
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 Woman of Achievement Award in Public Service. As well as changing the lives of hundreds Continue reading..
The first apprenticeships began in the late Middle Ages, where a master craftsman would employ young people in exchange for food, lodging and formal training, and this vocational system of learning – albeit modernised – remains in a similar guise to this day (instead, now apprentices are paid a wage, rather than given bed and Continue reading..
Do furry kittens and puppy-eyed dogs melt your heart? Working with animals could see you ditching the office to spend your days out in the open, tending to animals of all shapes and sizes. Fancy swapping the desk for a dog lead? Here’s how… Life as an animal care worker An animal care worker is Continue reading..
When many of us hear the word “construction”, our immediate thoughts turn to scenes of cranes, bulldozers and men wearing hard hats. And while these images do depict one aspect of construction, they’re not the whole blueprint… This archetypal construction worker is shifting: firstly because more and more women are entering the industry (even though Continue reading..
Engineering is responsible for making things work – and so hands-on, practical skills are the lifeblood of the industry (and its closely linked partner, manufacturing). Of course then, apprenticeships and engineering make for the perfect match: an opportunity to get to grips with a hands-on discipline, hands on. During an apprenticeship, you will combine study Continue reading..