How to gain valuable experience while studying

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Written by Isabel Vernon, Geography and Environment Science student While studying at university, it can be quite easy just to focus solely on lectures and assignments, but it is really important to consider getting other types of experience as well. When you start looking for work after university, employers will want to know what else …

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International students, the extra mile to work in the UK

Written by Maria Neves, BA Politics and International Relations student The implications faced by foreigners to work in the UK seem endless and ever-changing which makes the quest for work more challenging. There is definitely this fact that international students find it difficult to reach companies or employers for business and it frequently doesn’t work …

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How achieve your careers goals as a first-generation student

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Written by Grace Brady, a first-generation student studying a BSc Zoology For many, being the first to attend university in their family can be a daunting experience. First-generation students may lack guidance from their family regarding the university application process, financial support or advice in preparation for the overall university experience as they have not …

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Creative Careers Clinics from NFTS

The National Film and Television School would like to invite you to their upcoming Creative Career Clinic sessions which will be held via Zoom. These sessions offer insight into how you can establish a career in the film, television, or games industry after your undergraduate degree, how your skills are adaptable, and what potential career …

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Secondary Geography Teacher Training Webinar

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Monday 14 June 2021 | 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM BST Are you interested in studying PGCE Secondary Geography teaching? This session provides the opportunity to learn more about our Secondary Geography Initial Teacher Training programmes, hear from representatives and ask questions. Information for attendees: You will join these webinars without video or audio, and …

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