Category: opportunities

A range of opportunities for students to develop their career

Maximising your transferable skills

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Here at Campus Jobs we liaise with hundreds of students on a weekly basis and frequently we see common CV or application mistakes where students fail to sell their “Transferable Skills”. Frequently student’s undersell their part time jobs when it comes to applying for graduate job opportunities. But if we think about it in more …

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Part-time work whilst studying at University: the benefits

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Higher Education study can be draining on the mind, body and bank balance. Pursuing part-time employment while at University can offset the expense, develop students’ working experience and, importantly, fuel the odd night-out. Especially for those living away from home and without an allowance from parents, a part-time job can be esential in bridging the …

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What do graduates earn in popular entry-level roles?

              This content was provided by Sophie Austin, Site Manager at Findcourses.co.uk   Deciding what to do after University can be tricky, especially if you’re unsure what kind of career might be your best fit. Some factors to consider when choosing a career path might be: Hours (9 to …

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The Company Secretary: a look at the specialised, six-figure route to the boardroom

        (Plus – details for a related competition with a £1000 first prize, below) For the long-term planners among us – you may be already weighing and researching career paths with good developmental opportunities, in terms of both salary and role. And if you’re not – I’d recommend reading on anyway, to …

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THRIVE Mentoring Wins National Award for Excellence

THRIVE Mentoring wins AGCAS Award for Research Informed Practice

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 …

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