Category: Undergraduate

How to Be a Digital Nomad (Straight Out of University)

Written by Jen Morris from Wikijob Traditional pathways post university aren’t for everyone, and the modern world has opened up plenty of opportunities for those looking to balance a career with a passion for adventure. If this sounds like you, you might want to consider the life of a digital nomad.  What Is a Digital …

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How to start your career as a student

Written by Shu Ming, Real Estate and Planning Undergraduate A lot of us who are currently studying at the University feel unclear or unsure about what to do in the future. I receive many questions and comments from my surrounding friends such as, “I can’t see what I am doing in the next five years”, …

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Top Tips for Applying to Graduate Schemes

Graduate schemes

Written by Caroline Thomas, Geography and Environmental Science student  Taking the next step on from life as a graduate at university can sometimes feel daunting nowadays with many pathways open to students leading in different directions. The opportunities are endless – with many students going on to do further study, some taking time out, some …

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Take part in a UROP investigation!

Help your fellow students with their UROP research investigation by completing their survey. “Hi there, Hope you are all enjoying the beginning of summer! We are inviting you to take part in a survey being conducted as part of two UROP funded research projects exploring the factors behind degree choice and student educational success.  Your response …

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How to gain valuable experience while studying

Three students sitting on the Palmer Quad in the summer

Written by Isabel Vernon, Geography and Environment Science student While studying at university, it can be quite easy just to focus solely on lectures and assignments, but it is really important to consider getting other types of experience as well. When you start looking for work after university, employers will want to know what else …

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