Category: Work experience

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.