9 most common CV mistakes and how to avoid them

Avoid making these 9 mistakes when writing your CV

Written by Andrew Fennell from StandOut CV

As a graduate, writing your CV can be challenging.

Learning what to include, how to format the CV and the correct structure takes a lot of research and effort. But knowing what to leave out of the CV and the biggest pitfalls to avoid can be just as important. Continue reading

UK Huawei Seeds for the Future 2019 – Apply now!

**NOW CLOSING 4pm on Friday 15 February 2019**

Quick quiz:

  • Are you an undergraduate student looking for a life-changing experience?
  • Are you excited by technical problems because you see them as opportunities to grow as a person?
  • Are you fascinated by the rise of Asia and ever wondered how to get practical experience working for a dynamic global business in China?

If the answer to these questions is “yes”, read on! Continue reading

THRIVE Mentoring Wins National Award for Excellence

The THRIVE Career Mentoring Scheme has been recognised as one of the top student mentoring schemes in the country!

For 5 years, the University has been connecting students with experienced professionals, working within various industries, through THRIVE to help propel them along their career path. This year, at the national AGCAS Awards for Excellence they won the award for Research Informed Practice. Continue reading

Are you a student? Here’s why you should be on LinkedIn

LinkedIn for students – getting started

Written by Alison Taylor, Careers Consultant

I’m not usually big on statistics, but having looked at the facts and figures for LinkedIn, even I was impressed. The professional networking site has: Continue reading

10 ways to a greener career

How to build your career and save the environment at the same time

Not everyone with a passion for the environment will be in a position to lay down in front of the bulldozers to prevent an ancient woodland being destroyed! So to manage your environmental impact during your career what can you do?

Before you continue reading, find out about the events that we are organising in Careers as part of Green Festival this year to help you explore different career options:

Explore Careers Working with Animals | 12 Nov | Book now

Explore Green Careers | 14 November | Book now Continue reading

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