Category: Blog

Student Insight: My Summer Accountancy Placement

Joseph Dunwell, second-year Business Management student, has joined us for a guest blog to talk about his experience on a 2-week summer placement with Jon Davies Accountants.  As a university student wanting to take up Accountancy as a career, the opportunity of a two-week… Continue Reading “Student Insight: My Summer Accountancy Placement”

Let the summer ‘work’ for you

I love this time of year (especially now I’m a term-time member of staff) as the long university summer holidays stretch out ahead of us. If you’re one of our students, or a finalist waiting for graduation, the holidays have already begun. How will… Continue Reading “Let the summer ‘work’ for you”

Giving Your Time A Monetary Value

What are you worth? As a graduate you will need to know your market value as a prospective employee, or your day-rate in self-employment. This blog has direct relevance to designers and artists but makes significant points for anyone considering self-employment, where work time… Continue Reading “Giving Your Time A Monetary Value”

BA Education Careers Insight Event

Following on from our recent blog post 8 Careers Beyond the Classroom here’s another fantastic career insight blog for Education students. In this blog Kerry Chaplin, Level I Education Student Advocate, details what she learnt at the recent Level I Careers Education event.

How to use LinkedIn to advance your career

The Founder and CEO of Career Codex gave an insight talk at Accountex, the largest UK conference for accountancy and finance professionals, held at ExCeL London. He discussed how LinkedIn can be used to advance careers, and that it’s no longer an option, but an absolute… Continue Reading “How to use LinkedIn to advance your career”

8 careers beyond the classroom

For a lot of Education undergraduates teaching can be the logical next step in your career path but what if you know that teaching’s not the right route for you?  Our Careers Adviser, Anna Worsley, recently attended an Education Alternatives training event where eight… Continue Reading “8 careers beyond the classroom”