International Connections Conference

The International Connections Conference taking place 7-9 April 2021 is a great opportunity to explore your career options and connect with other students through interactive volunteering and entrepreneurship sessions as well as talks from the Students’ Union. The events will help you understand the importance of cross cultural knowledge and working. You’ll also have the opportunity…

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The road to finding a placement

Written by Jannine Thomas, Employability Consultant (Placements) at The Careers Service Are you feeling tired of searching and applying for placements only to be rejected or – worse still – left in a state of limbo? Whatever stage you’re at in your placement search, the Careers Service can help. It’s not too late! Though many large companies…

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Careers Support for students and graduates with a disability/ mental health condition/ long-term health condition

Written by Delia Goodwin, Careers Consultant (Disability) at the Careers Service This is a long title for a blog post! The term disability however, covers all of these categories. You may not even be aware of this but you might fall into the category of having a disability which means you are entitled to extra…

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Careers Support for students from underrepresented groups: What? Why? How?

Written by Victoria Geary, Careers Consultant (Widening Participation) at The Careers Service What support is on offer? The Careers Service is here to support you, whatever your degree programme, level or background, to take steps to plan for your future. Our events, workshops and one to one guidance sessions are open to everyone but some sessions…

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Gaining skills in lockdown

Written by Sarah Mallen, Information Manager at the Careers Service Most of you won’t be going out to part time jobs right now and you may be thinking that you missed out on internships in summer too. However, there are plenty of things you can do from the comfort of your own home to gain…

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Graduate roles with The Tutor Trust

Written by Jenny Sloan, Careers Consultant at The Careers Service Tutor Trust are an award-winning charity who deliver 1:1 and small group tutoring to children and young people across Greater Manchester, Leeds and Merseyside.   Tutor Trust was recently announced as one of the partner providers who will be delivering the National Tutoring Programme (NTP), a government-funded programme…

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