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Get a job or don’t, but work hard

Get a job or don't, but work hard

Worrying about money is one of the most common fears felt by university students. However, this fear can sometimes detract from the overall university experience which is why it is a good idea to look at things in perspective. Jobs can add to the stress of university so sometimes it is a good idea to…

Three ways to make your CV stand out

Three ways to make your CV stand out

Whether you’re applying to grad schemes or looking for a part time job at uni, your CV needs to be on point. I’m no expert, but here are three things that I think you should consider doing to make your CV stand out so that you bag the job. 1. Keep it short and simple…

3 Reasons to get a job at Uni

3 Reasons to get a job at Uni

Many people who go to university already have a part-time job while they’re studying, but there are also an equal amount of people who don’t. For those students who do not have a job at uni, this article will hopefully persuade you to get one. Employability The main reason to get a job at uni…

The graduate skills gap – and how to beat it

The graduate skills gap - and how to beat it

Some students assume that when they finish university, the degree will be enough to land them a nice £30,000 a year job straight away. However, whilst this is possible, employers are looking for more than just a degree. Experience is a necessity, as is a number of different skills. The very basics of starting a…

Second year: my two top tips

Second year: my two top tips

I’ve just moved into a house with four other girls and am about to start my third, and final, year at University. I’m petrified to say the least. However, I’m excited to see what lies in store for my last year of education. Moving into my last ever student house *cry* got me thinking about…

Graduate Recruitment: what I’ve learnt

Graduate Recruitment: what I've learnt

So, I’m going into my third year of University in a couple of weeks time (eeeek, just typing that out makes me very nervous…) and have been interning at a graduate recruitment consultancy for the past 6 weeks. It’s been such a learning curve and I’ve had tonnes and tonnes of fun. I wanted to…

Constructing the perfect post-graduation plan

Constructing the perfect post-graduation plan

So, I’m going into my third year of University (Oh, how time flies!) And I wanted to share a couple of tips to start researching my post-graduation plan (scary, I know, but has to be done…) to make sure that, post graduation, you’re in a perfect situation, whatever that might look like. Talk to graduates!…

How to make the most out of a summer internship.

How to make the most out of a summer internship.

So, it’s that kind of summer… the summer where you’re heading into your third year and all the applications that come with next semester and thinking “OH GOD how do I separate myself from the thousands of other graduates looking for a job?”. You applied for internships during last semester and you’re settling in at…