Category: news

3 ways to make part-time work more than just money in the bank.

Firstly let’s discuss the myth around the irrelevance of part-time work while studying. If I had a pound for every time a student or graduate told me that they didn’t put their part-time job on their CV or application because they thought it wasn’t… Continue Reading “3 ways to make part-time work more than just money in the bank.”

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”

Making Successful Applications (standard application forms using a personal statement)

Hello, Welcome to the follow up blog from the recent Making Successful Applications (standard application forms using a personal statement) workshop, run in our Employability Hub. Remember to look out for and book on to further workshops through the events section in My Careers… Continue Reading “Making Successful Applications (standard application forms using a personal statement)”

Do Your Research: Teacher Training

Interested in teacher training? Doing your research is key to finding the right option for you and ensuring you make an informed choice before applying. The new Department for Education (DfE) search tool – Find postgraduate teacher training courses in England allows you to… Continue Reading “Do Your Research: Teacher Training”

Work Experience – a student’s perspective

You’ve probably heard about the benefits of gaining work experience alongside your studies. It can help with career decision making, allows you to develop transferable skills like communication and teamwork and builds your confidence and resilience. In this guest blog we hear from recent… Continue Reading “Work Experience – a student’s perspective”

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!