Category: opportunities

A range of opportunities for students to develop their career

How to break into the charity sector

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Written by Lucy Gibb, Charity Fast-Track Support Assistant Lucy studied at Cardiff University, where she completed a degree in adult nursing. She practised as a nurse before moving into the charity sector. She has worked in events, fundraising and student support and is now working for Charity Fast-Track in a support role. I never really thought …

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Free Adobe templates

Achieve your creative potential and stand out from the crowd   Finding free resources online is always a challenge, especially when you need design templates.

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5 things you should know if you’re thinking about working abroad

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This article was written by Mary Walton, editor at CV Writing Service and Essayroo, writing consulting website. Also, she blogs at Simple Grad, her educational blog, where she enjoys covering educational trends, college life and online education. Mary tutors at BoomEssays, academic service. Have you’ve already graduated, or you’re rapidly approaching your graduation day and you’re starting to think about …

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Jobs and study opportunities abroad

The New Year sees the launch of a new resource.    GoinGlobal is a fantastic tool to help you research job and study opportunities throughout the world.

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How to gain business skills while studying at Reading

Written by Helen Plummer, Careers Consultant Any business needs fresh ideas to grow and remain competitive, that’s why employers, whether they are large corporates or SMEs, increasingly want graduates who can demonstrate creative thinking and enterprise and entrepreneurial skills.

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