Student Blog: What I’ve Learned From Job-Hunting In My Final Year

Written by Max Ibbotson, Final Year English Language Student and Careers Service Student Blogger What I’ve Learned From Job-Hunting Well, it’s time. You’ve finally finished uni. Coursework submitted, exams buried, Big Hands roof garden visited. You were hoping this day would stay away forever, but it can’t. The day is here for you to actually…

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Student Blog: I Went to a Careers Fair and All I Got Was This Lousy Tote Bag

Written by Max Ibbotson, Final Year English Language Student and Careers Service Student Blogger You’ve heard about The Grad Fair coming up soon, haven’t you? Surely you have: littered between every meme and Game of Thrones spoiler is another post about how to prepare or what to ask recruiters or whether you should write ‘PLEASE…

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Student Blog: We Asked UoM Students Who Their BAME (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic) Role Models Are

Written by Yvonne Lau and Homirah Mullah, UoM Students and Diversity and Inclusion Ambassadors For BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) people, it’s important to have people you admire and look up to that look like you. So, we went around campus asking students which BAME people they thought were doing amazing things. Dorcas, 1st year,…

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Student Blog: Opportunities for BAME Students in Media, Business, Technology and more

Written by Hajra Tahir, First Year Law with Politics Student at UoM The life of an average Uni student is comprised of what seems like endless studying, back to back lectures, coursework deadlines, volunteering, gruelling placement searches, CV updating, and let’s not forget, the occasional social event or night out with friends. When time is…

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Finding a Placement – FAQ’s

By Jannine Thomas, Employability Consultant (Placements), Careers Service Searching for a placement is a very personal journey but, don’t fall into the annual trap of thinking you’re the only one returning from Christmas break without a placement. You are not the only person still waiting hear back from the opportunities you applied for months ago…

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