Category: work while studying

All the latest work opportunities available for students alongside their studies

How to fight nerves during an interview

Person sat opposite an interview panel

Written by Caroline Thomas, final year BSc Geography (Physical) student In the current day and age, students are often required to complete many interviews throughout their time at University, sometimes needing to attend multiple interviews just for one position. This commonly creates a lot of anxiety, especially with competition remaining high, and pressure building up …

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Become a student partner

Apply now! We are looking for passionate and enthusiastic students to apply to join us as a Student Partner in the Academic Development and Enhancement (ADE) Team in the Centre for Quality Support and Development (CQSD). This is a paid opportunity of up to a total of 45 hours over the academic year (from 7th …

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Living, Learning & Earning in Lockdown

Blog cover graphic showing Living, Learning and Earning in Lockdown

Living, Learning, Earning in Lockdown  Now that we are well into our second lockdown, here are some tips from the POV of a student campus jobs helpdesk worker who is now living, learning, and earning almost entirely at home.  Living  Getting up and dressed– the trouble with not leaving the house, is that it can sometimes be an excuse not to get out of bed until …

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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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Managing Stress – Creating a good work/life balance

The current situation we are living in is a bit chaotic (to say the least), which is having a huge impact on people’s mental health. You may have gone from no social contact whatsoever in lockdown, to suddenly being on campus with lots of people – this is bound to be a bit of a …

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