Category: Undergraduate

Research week round-up

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Did you miss our Research Careers Week? We’ve recently hosted our annual research themed week, focusing on both careers in research and further study options. In addition to hosting a range of events and workshops throughout the week, we also put out some themed tweets & blogs, not to mention the 2019 UROP Showcase. Here’s …

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My placement experience in Cape Town, SA

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Why should you do a placement year when you can graduate earlier and go straight into work? Article written by BSc Consumer Behaviour and Marketing Student, Nicolas Sigrist As someone who is currently doing my placement abroad in Cape Town SA, here’s my experience and why I think it’s worth doing one. The placement I …

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Listening is seriously underrated

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DAY OF LISTENING – ACTIVE LISTENING AVAILABLE AS A PODCAST   Podcast Transcript: Today is listening day. What, I hear you ask? Yes, listening day. The day where we reflect on how important a role listening has to play in our lives. Imagine not being able to listen, lectures would be completely pointless, chatting with …

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5 things I learnt from attending The Languages Show

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Article written by Daniel Mitchell, Careers Consultant (Finalists & SLL) I recently attended The Languages Show in Olympia (London) – a 3-day event for language professionals, language teachers, languages speakers and generally anyone that loves languages! The event is free to attend with more than 100 exhibitors and a fairly extensive workshop programme. Having now …

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My summer internship at Practical Action

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AVAILABLE AS PODCAST   Practical Action is an NGO focusing on international development. It aims to help the world to be more sustainable in four ways: Farming that works energy that transforms cities fit for people resilience that protects Their goal is to use practical methods to help people in poverty and enable change in those places. …

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