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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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First Insights Conference takeaways

Written by Samantha Oates-Miller, Careers Insights and Graduate Support Assistant at the Careers Service The brand new event ‘First Insights Conference’ took place on Wednesday, 24 March and gave over 140 first year undergraduate students the opportunity to meet with employers and graduates from three sectors of their choice. The conference aimed to give students…

First Insights Conference

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Gaining work experience

Written by Anna-Pascalle Levine, Employability Executive at The Careers Service Did you know that the skills employers are looking for most, and often feel are lacking from a graduate’s CV are: Leadership Teamwork Commercial awareness The Careers Service recognises you may be struggling to develop these and other skills during the current COVID pandemic. Some…

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How to access CareerConnect as a graduate

Written by by Sarah Mallen, Careers Information and Guidance Coordinator at the Careers Service and Samantha Oates-Miller, Careers Insights and Graduate Support Assistant at the Careers Service CareerConnect is the Career Service’s new platform for graduate opportunities and jobs, employer sessions, careers workshops and application advice and careers guidance appointments. As a graduate, you have access to…

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How I got a graduate job in the UK as an international student

Written by Uyen Nguyen, BSc Management (2020) graduate I am a recent international graduate from the BSc Management programme. As a member of the “Corona Class of 2020”, I have had some unique experiences dealing with unprecedented times, from attending online lectures and exams; having my Consultancy Project cut short abruptly; attending Zoom job interviews;…

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The Benefits of Online Volunteering

Written by Tahira Majothi, Careers Consultant at The Careers Service For students and graduates interested in social causes with a view of working in the not-for-profit or international development sectors, there tend to be few formal graduates schemes. Typically volunteering is a great way to support a cause you believe in whilst providing you with…

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