Category: graduates

10 steps to building a personal powerful brand for new opportunities

Mug, pen, post it with build your personal brand written on it.

If I asked a lot of you where you wanted to work and how much you wanted to earn in the next 5 years, I’m sure you would have an idea. My next question would be, how do you want to get there and this is where I find that a lot of people stumble. …

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PinkNews Futures Annual Careers Conference for LGBT+

PinkNews Futures logo

Welcome to PinkNews Futures, our online careers conference for LGBT+ young people. If you are a student or recent graduate looking to explore the next steps in your career, join PinkNews online from 26th to 30th of October. They have a week of inspirational speakers, coaching sessions, skills workshops and careers fair lined up. Don’t …

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Careers and Placements Fair 2020

The Careers and Placements Fair is the University’s biggest Careers event in the academic calendar. With over 50 organisations attending, including Discover Financial Services, Deloitte, EY, Gartner, Safety Revolution, The University of Law, Molecular Devices and so much more – this is an event you do not want to miss. The fair takes place on …

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What to do if you didn’t get the result you were expecting…

Student looking unsatisfying with results

If you didn’t get the degree result that you were expecting, then it is natural to feel deflated. As well as coming to terms with this, you’ll have had family and friends getting in touch to ask how you got and you’ll certainly have seen numerous celebratory posts on social media… In 2018-19, 23% of …

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Mentoring for Underrepresented Groups: a scheme run by Commercial Barristers’ Chambers

group of diverse students

Brick Court Chambers is delighted to announce that it is working with five other sets of Chambers to create a mentoring scheme, which aims to support and encourage individuals from groups which are underrepresented at the Bar of England and Wales (and in particular the commercial bar) to pursue careers as barristers.  Those underrepresented groups …

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