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How achieve your careers goals as a first-generation student

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Written by Grace Brady, a first-generation student studying a BSc Zoology For many, being the first to attend university in their family can be a daunting experience. First-generation students may lack guidance from their family regarding the university application process, financial support or advice in preparation for the overall university experience as they have not …

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Creative Careers Clinics from NFTS

The National Film and Television School would like to invite you to their upcoming Creative Career Clinic sessions which will be held via Zoom. These sessions offer insight into how you can establish a career in the film, television, or games industry after your undergraduate degree, how your skills are adaptable, and what potential career …

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Secondary Geography Teacher Training Webinar

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Monday 14 June 2021 | 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM BST Are you interested in studying PGCE Secondary Geography teaching? This session provides the opportunity to learn more about our Secondary Geography Initial Teacher Training programmes, hear from representatives and ask questions. Information for attendees: You will join these webinars without video or audio, and …

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Top 5 Topics to Know About Master’s Study

Written by Maria Goncalves Neves, Politics & International Relations student. Whatever reason made you read this blog post; you’ve come to the right place! Unlike me, most students attending the session seemed pretty solid about their thoughts on master courses. Still, many remain unsure about the options available and how to proceed after graduation, therefore …

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Writing tips from famous authors to boost your job applications

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No matter what career you want to go into, there’s one occasion when you need to be a great writer and that’s when applying for jobs. Whether it’s finding the best succinct way to get all the right information in your CV or knowing how to sell your skills and experience in a captivating way …

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