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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Questions your relatives will ask you at Christmas dinner and how to answer them

Written by Kareem Belfon, Marketing and Communications Assistant at the Careers Service. So, you’ve been away at Uni all year. Your aunts and uncles have been politely ‘liking’ all of your posts on Facebook, commenting ‘Looks like you’re having fun! Sending our love xxxxx’ every so often. Your family group chat is lit. ‘Look! We’ve…

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What to do if you’re an international student staying in Manchester over Christmas

Written by Kareem Belfon, Marketing and Communications Assistant at the Careers Service Campus might seem slightly quieter over the winter break, as many students return home for Christmas. However, there’s still plenty of things you can be getting involved with in Manchester during the festive season.  If you’re sticking around over the holidays, the most…

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International Students Job Search FAQ

Written by Noeleen Jones, International Careers Consultant I was asked recently by a colleague to have a look at the Job Search FAQ I produced a couple of years ago and to update this.  I have read through and updated the frequently asked questions that all careers advisers/consultants who work with international students get. Here are my answers to…

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