Category: opportunities

A range of opportunities for students to develop their career

Using Instagram for job searching

Using Instagram for Job Searching

Instagram might not be something that immediately springs to mind as you embark upon your job search. ‘Isn’t that what LinkedIn is for?’ I hear you cry. Well, yes – LinkedIn is a powerful tool for your average job seeker, but many overlook their Instagram account and brands’ pages in their search for work. Whilst …

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Careers and Placements Fair 2022

Careers and Placement Fair 12th October   Quiet time: 10:30 –11:00 Fair opening: 11:00-16:00    The Careers and Placements Fair is the University’s biggest Careers event of the academic calendar. With over 80 organisations attending, including, Virgin Media, Amazon, BT Group, Royal Air Force, Aldi, Natural England, Crown Prosecution Service and so much more. If you’re …

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JobFest 28 September 2022 

What is JobFest? Our first event of the academic year,  JobFest is a great starting point to help you find part-time work, volunteering and development opportunities that complement your studies. It’s a great way to get you started on the right path to career success. This year, we will be running JobFest in-person in 3Sixthy building.  When? …

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STEM Women Events Autumn 2022

The team over at STEM Women have just been in touch. They have been busy finalising their upcoming careers and networking events for Autumn 2022 and are excited to be able to offer these fantastic FREE events to students.  We are sharing early given the first event hits next week! Upcoming events include: Financial Services …

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Self-Employment Case Study- Mindfulness Content Creator

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Christopher Loder, current undergraduate, BA Philosophy, Mindfulness Content Creator What or who inspired you to become self-employed? I wanted to help people through my knowledge and practice of mindfulness and wanted to earn some extra money in a way I felt beneficial to society. I also don’t like working for people so that’s a big …

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