Tag: career options

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

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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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Four ways to explore career options with your degree subject

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1. Explore our subject guides We provide detailed information about the typical range of career options that link with your degree subject. Subject options will help in four ways: Provides a good outline of the job roles you might enter Gives tips on how to build experience so you can decide if this job could work …

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New master’s student: your career options

A master’s degree can give you the edge when applying for graduate vacancies, but you need to be able to clearly communicate its value in a way that employers understand. Come along to this interactive workshop to better understand recruiters’ views on master’s degrees, and how to market your course to get their attention. Learn …

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New master’s students: your career options

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                A master’s degree can give you the edge when applying for graduate vacancies, but you need to be able to clearly communicate its value in a way that employers understand. Come along to this interactive workshop to better understand recruiters’ views on master’s degrees, and how to …

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What to do after university?

Written by Tania Lyden, Careers Consultant The term ‘career’ has interesting origins in the mid-16th century denoting a ‘road’ or ‘racecourse’ which comes from the Latin ‘carrus’ or ‘wheeled vehicle’. What the term captures is this sense of travel, movement, momentum and progression and not the stagnant sense of a ‘job for life’ that we …

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