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Studying or graduated in Geography? The world is your oyster! 

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Studying or graduated in Geography? The world is your oyster! 

A Chemistry degree looks at a whole range of things related to chemicals – their processes, compositions and manipulation.

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A Chemistry degree looks at a whole range of things related to chemicals – their processes, compositions and manipulation.

Any skills and knowledge you gain whilst studying for your English degree will make you marketable in most areas, but some will be more obvious than others.

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Any skills and knowledge you gain whilst studying for your English degree will make you marketable in most areas, but some will be more obvious than others.

When you chose history as a degree, you probably chose it based on your love for the subject rather than a specific career plan.

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When you chose history as a degree, you probably chose it based on your love for the subject rather than a specific career plan.

Congratulations – you’ve graduated and have your Maths degree – now what are you going to do?

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Congratulations – you’ve graduated and have your Maths degree – now what are you going to do?

If you're studying law, or graduated in law, you may be unaware of the huge range of opportunities available to you.

 

 

 

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If you're studying law, or graduated in law, you may be unaware of the huge range of opportunities available to you.

 

 

 

You’ve passed the first stage – your application form or letter has been read and you’ve been invited for the assessment stage. You can give yourself a real advantage now and practise these tests and assessments so that you’re prepared and ready to shine.

 

 

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You’ve passed the first stage – your application form or letter has been read and you’ve been invited for the assessment stage. You can give yourself a real advantage now and practise these tests and assessments so that you’re prepared and ready to shine.

 

 

Proving that you are fluent in more than one language is a great skill to have and one that is always in demand. As our world shrinks, working abroad becomes easier and being confident in the local language is important. There are numerous jobs directly related to your chosen language including teaching, translating or interpreting, but are you aware of all the other careers in which a language degree will prove to be very useful?

 

 

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Proving that you are fluent in more than one language is a great skill to have and one that is always in demand. As our world shrinks, working abroad becomes easier and being confident in the local language is important. There are numerous jobs directly related to your chosen language including teaching, translating or interpreting, but are you aware of all the other careers in which a language degree will prove to be very useful?

 

 

Getting through University on a low budget can be tricky. But there are ways to earn additional income whilst still committing to your studies, and every little helps.

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Getting through University on a low budget can be tricky. But there are ways to earn additional income whilst still committing to your studies, and every little helps.

Your non-academic skills are still vitally important and valuable to an employer. So don't underestimate what you have learnt outside of the lecture hall.

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Your non-academic skills are still vitally important and valuable to an employer. So don't underestimate what you have learnt outside of the lecture hall.

This could be while you’re at university as well as when you start your first job, so read carefully and make notes!

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This could be while you’re at university as well as when you start your first job, so read carefully and make notes!

You’ll hear lots about the value of an internship but why is it so important?

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You’ll hear lots about the value of an internship but why is it so important?

Embarking on further study needs careful consideration but don’t let the costs put you off. There are many ways to obtain some financial support and we’ll take you through them here.

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Embarking on further study needs careful consideration but don’t let the costs put you off. There are many ways to obtain some financial support and we’ll take you through them here.

It's not easy. It really isn't. Being rejected from a role on which you have set your heart can be devastating. 

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It's not easy. It really isn't. Being rejected from a role on which you have set your heart can be devastating. 

If you’re going to a Careers Fair, that’s a fantastic decision. Because Careers Fairs are a BIG opportunity. Not just to practice and develop your own skills but to learn and find out so much more about the possibilities for your future.

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If you’re going to a Careers Fair, that’s a fantastic decision. Because Careers Fairs are a BIG opportunity. Not just to practice and develop your own skills but to learn and find out so much more about the possibilities for your future.

How to show off (without coming across as a total show off) in five easy steps

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How to show off (without coming across as a total show off) in five easy steps

The essential guide to looking good and feeling great at interview.

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The essential guide to looking good and feeling great at interview.

Why for students, it’s never too early to think about networking (and how to do it well)

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Why for students, it’s never too early to think about networking (and how to do it well)

Well, first of all, if you’ve got to this stage in an application process, congratulations. 

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Well, first of all, if you’ve got to this stage in an application process, congratulations. 

Nerves. Anticipation. Trepidation. No, it’s not your first date. It’s your first interview presentation.

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Nerves. Anticipation. Trepidation. No, it’s not your first date. It’s your first interview presentation.

Of course, we are not saying to ditch the CV altogether. Absolutely not. But when it comes to marketing yourself to potential employers, your CV is just the beginning. 

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Of course, we are not saying to ditch the CV altogether. Absolutely not. But when it comes to marketing yourself to potential employers, your CV is just the beginning. 

Well if this isn’t one of the most important questions you’ll ever face in your life, we don’t know what is. 

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Well if this isn’t one of the most important questions you’ll ever face in your life, we don’t know what is. 

Picture a confident person – what do they do?  

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Picture a confident person – what do they do?  

A letter? Like you used to send in the snail mail? With addresses and dates and proper wording?

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A letter? Like you used to send in the snail mail? With addresses and dates and proper wording?

You’ve put it off endlessly. Frankly you’d rather pull out your own nails. 

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You’ve put it off endlessly. Frankly you’d rather pull out your own nails. 

Five top tips for using your Summer break to help with your graduate career

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Five top tips for using your Summer break to help with your graduate career

You’re probably thinking, ooh travel, meet friends, chill out...

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You’re probably thinking, ooh travel, meet friends, chill out...