Category Archives: Life After University

Things you’ll miss after leaving Uni

Things you'll miss after leaving Uni

Whether you’re graduating, going on your year abroad or on industrial placement there’s sure to be a suitcase full of things you’re going to miss after leaving Uni – and Nottingham itself. Let’s not get caught up in the sadness of it all and instead makes the most of the time left. Here’s a few…

Making the most of Uni

Making the most of Uni

As a recent grad, I am constantly reminiscing about my time at uni. Although I am glad to have finished, I’m also so sad not to be back in Notts waiting for another term to start. The last couple of months have given me time to think about the best parts of my uni experience,…

Starting a Grad Job: Tips and Tricks

Am I choosing the right University course?

Recently, I started my grad job, and although I’ve really been enjoying it, there’s been a lot to learn! Entering the real world is definitely scary, so here are some of the things I’ve picked up over the last couple of weeks. Do a test run of your journey to work Whether you are working…

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!…

The Pros of doing a Master’s Degree

The Pros of doing a Master's Degree

Taking the next step of your career after completing your Bachelor’s degree can be daunting. Especially so if you’re undecided about taking the plunge into the working world or continuing your academic career. Many people believe that doing a Master’s is the obvious option if you aren’t sure what to do next, but there are…

My biggest worries going into third year

My biggest worries going into third year

Your third year at university can feel overwhelming before you’ve even begun. It is the year that counts the most, it is the year you need to begin thinking about future careers and it is also the end of an era. You deserve to have an amazing last year at university saying goodbye to clubs…

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,…

How to make the best post-graduation choice for you

How to make the best post-graduation choice for you

If you’re like me, you’ve just finished exams and are heading into third year. Innocent me probably doesn’t know what is about to hit: a bombard of applications, grad scheme options, and companies all competing for my attention. Where do I apply? What scheme is right for me? What are the benefits? However, probably the…