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Latest news about the labour and graduate market.

Master’s student Manxi Huang on why postgraduate study is beneficial…

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Full Name: Manxi Huang Undergraduate Course: BSc Food Science What type of postgraduate study did you do/are you doing? MSc (Masters) What is the title of your postgraduate course: MSc Food Science (Masters) Why did you decide to undertake postgraduate study: I need one more year to enhance my study and find what I really want …

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Postgraduate study: PhD student Graham Davies on study, UROP & top tips

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Full Name: Graham Davies Undergraduate Course: BSc Mathematics What type of postgraduate study did you do/are you doing? PhD What is the title of your postgraduate course? Building physical constraints into weather-related risk estimates Why did you decide to undertake postgraduate study: I was approached about doing the PhD, which involves applying statistics to a …

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National Mentoring Day: sign-up to Thrive

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To celebrate National Mentoring Day on 27 October, we’d like to invite you to connect with a professional mentor by signing up to our Thrive Career Mentoring Scheme. In your penultimate year of study, you’re one of the lucky students that could benefit from our THRIVE mentoring scheme, where we’ll help you connect with a …

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Black History Month – Anti-Racism At Work

Black History Month – Anti-racism at Work The University is a diverse and welcoming community, but improvements can still be made when it comes to being actively anti-racist, as highlighted by the recent developments in the ‘Black Lives Matter’ campaign. The issues raised in this blog are important all year round, but Black History Month …

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10 steps to building a personal powerful brand for new opportunities

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If I asked a lot of you where you wanted to work and how much you wanted to earn in the next 5 years, I’m sure you would have an idea. My next question would be, how do you want to get there and this is where I find that a lot of people stumble. …

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