Category Archives: Careers

Hacks for remembering names and faces

Hacks for remembering names and faces

Whether you’re about to start Uni and you’re preparing for a hundred and one Fresher’s ice breakers or you’re just super forgetful, these tips will help get you out of some awkward situations. Picture this: You’re busy minding your own business whilst buying groceries in the on-campus shop, checking items off your shopping list. Cheese, […]

Planning your summer before third year

Planning your summer before third year

Third year is the most important year at university, it is the year that counts the most towards your degree. Therefore, the summer before, it is important not to just forget about university. You don’t want to be going back and feel like a rabbit caught in the headlights. However, you should still be able […]

Getting into writing before you graduate

Getting into writing before you graduate

Fancy a career as a writer? Writing can be a really hard industry to get into, no matter how talented you are. Here are some of my top tips to help you get started.  Find your niche Time to work out what you want to write about. Whether you’re a film buff, beauty guru or […]

‘Side-hustle’ ideas for students

‘Side-hustle’ ideas for students

A ‘side-hustle’ is work carried out to make money in addition to your main income (if you have a job) – money ‘on the side’ so to speak. Certainly, no side hustle is a ‘get-rich-quick’ idea, but if done properly it can offer a small steady income. An extra hundred pounds or more is always […]

3 easy ways to improve your CV

3 easy ways to improve your CV

In such a competitive job market, you need to stand out from the crowd. Sadly, having a degree is no longer enough. Luckily University is the best place to get involved and enhance your CV. Here are the 3 easiest (and best ways) to do it. 1. Join Societies One of the easiest ways to […]

Changing your career path

Changing your career path

People go to university with a career path in mind, and some people have no idea what they want to do, they just know what they enjoy. Both of these options are perfectly acceptable but I will be addressing the first group of people. What happens when you decide what you want to do with […]

How to ace that coursework.

How to ace that coursework.

Ever had that one piece of coursework that you want to ace? Perhaps its the difference between a 2:1 and a first in your module? Studying English, it seems like my whole degree is coursework; I have handed one piece in and another is suddenly due. With deadline and exam season upon us, I am […]