Category: Careers & Employability Service

Job hunting amid Covid-19

We’re living through unprecedented times, with so much changing and so many uncertainties due to the global Coronavirus pandemic. In this blog we’ll look at some of the ways you may have been affected and aim to offer hints, tips, advice and support. Graduate… Continue Reading “Job hunting amid Covid-19”

What is a Placement Year?

Almost every undergraduate student (1st & 2nd year) now has the option of taking a placement year as part of their degree programme. Find out more about this exciting, and potentially life-changing opportunity in our latest blog…

Looking for a part-time job?

If you’re looking for a part-time job to fit alongside your studies then look no further! Here’s our essential guide to finding a part-time job.  

5 common mistakes to avoid when creating your CV

There you are, staring at a job description which is perfect for you (or at least a job that will do for now!)…you click ‘Apply’ hoping to upload your CV and get through this application quickly as the deadline is at midnight… when you… Continue Reading “5 common mistakes to avoid when creating your CV”

Born to teach? The why, who and what of teaching

Ahead of our Teaching & Education Fair on Monday 25 February let’s take a quick look at what is involved in a career in education, from why people do it to how to get started on your teaching career. Whether you are studying your… Continue Reading “Born to teach? The why, who and what of teaching”

No idea about your career? Handy tips to get you started

‘The future depends on what you do today’ – Mahatma Gandhi Whether you are in your first year or your final year, it is never too early or too late to start considering your career options. But instead of trawling through page after page… Continue Reading “No idea about your career? Handy tips to get you started”

3 New Year Resolutions – Careers & Employability

Kick-start 2019 by committing to doing at least 1 thing to improve your future prospects. Here are our recommended top 3 career & employability resolutions. Volunteer Develop skills and add to your CV whilst giving your time and experience to a valuable cause. Find… Continue Reading “3 New Year Resolutions – Careers & Employability”

Teacher Training – applications now open

Postgraduate Initial Teacher Training (England & Wales) opened for applications on 9th October and we’ve already seen a lot of personal statements at our Careers Express drop-in. If you’re thinking of applying to teacher training to start in 2019 this blog’s for you!

Class of 2018 we’re here for you!

If you’re graduating this summer remember you can access all of our services, free of charge, for up to three more years. Here’s our quick guide to our services and how we can help now you’ve finished university.

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.