Category: postgraduate

Advice for anybody thinking of taking on further education beyond undergraduate level.

How To Fund Your New Business Venture

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Starting a new business can be complex and time consuming. Having enough cash get the ball rolling will always be extremely important. There are many sources of funding available to you but knowing which one is the best fit for you can be difficult. Before you start funding your new business venture, make sure you …

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10 Technical and Soft Skills to Build As a Web Designer

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The web design services industry has grown significantly over recent years, driven by consumers’ rising adoption of smartphones, internet browsing and of course, COVID-19. Businesses and government entities are building and expanding their online presence, making now a great time to enter the web design market. Whether you take on a career in web design …

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Are you thinking of doing a Master’s – what you need to consider

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Near the end of your Bachelor’s degree, one important question you may ask yourself is whether or not you should go for a Master’s degree – and if so, if you should do it now or rather get some work experience first. At the start of your career such a decision is difficult to make …

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Five Reasons to Work in a Fintech Firm

The term ‘fintech’ is a combination of two words: financial and technology. It describes firms that are using open banking API integrations to offer new and innovative finance products to customers. These products may include, for example, cash flow management software for a small business, or lending products that do not already exist in the …

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Should Students Bother With LinkedIn?

As a student, it’s always a good idea to do what you can at university to make your life a little easier when you graduate. One of the best things you can do is set yourself up on LinkedIn and start building your personal portfolio. You may think that you don’t need it right now …

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