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A guide to virtual interviews

Written by Samantha Oates-Miller, Careers Insights and Graduate Support Assistant at the Careers Service If you have an interview coming up – good luck! Many employers have switched to virtual interviews as a result of the pandemic, and with their cost-effectiveness, online interviews are set to stay in some form or another. To help you…

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Working for an SME – Why you should consider a role in a smaller company

Written by Samantha Oates-Miller, Careers Insights and Graduate Support Assistant, and and Chloe Agius, Student Adviser (Internships and Placements) at the Careers Service In the UK, a Small to Medium Enterprise (SME) is a business with fewer than 250 employees, and an annual turnover of less than £50 million. Between half and two thirds of…

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Graduate Resilience

Written by Samantha Oates-Miller, Careers Insights and Graduate Support Assistant at the Careers Service The Careers Service knows how difficult it can be to stay motivated while searching for jobs and many students are concerned about the transition between university and the workplace. This guide is designed to provide advice and resources to help ease…

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Stay career focused this summer

Written by Emma Naylor, Student Engagement and Enterprise Assistant at the Careers Service Now that Semester 2 is officially finished, you definitely deserve a break! But with over 3 months to fill, why not use the summer to prepare for your future? The Careers Service is here to help you make the most of your…

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Work Experience Bursary: A Week in the Life of Barrister’s mini-pupil in London

Guest blog written by Tanya Elahi (Bachelor of Law (LLB), 2021). The Work Experience Bursary offers financial support for full-time undergraduates of all years to undertake career enhancing work experience. Tanya, a recipient of the bursary, shares her experience of her internship and how the Bursary helped her gain vital work experience in London. I…

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Q&A With a Recent Graduate

Written by Titus Kuhora, MSc Operations, Supply Chain and Project Management, 2020 We talked to a recent graduate about their experiences of finding a graduate job, and their top tips for current students. Tell us a bit about yourself. My name is Titus Kuhora, and I am from Nairobi, Kenya. I am a recent graduate…

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