Category: Graduate

Graduate perspective: Lessons learned on a path towards a PhD

Guest blog written by Minerva Ledezma Martínez (PhD in Chemical Engineering and Analytical Sciences, 2019) Minerva graduated from The University of Manchester in 2019 with a PhD in Chemical Engineering and Analytical Sciences. She currently holds a Senior Consultant Engineer role in a global technology company which provides software and consulting services for the refining…

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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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Graduate Employment and Skills Guide – Office for Students

Written by Samantha Oates-Miller, Careers Insights and Graduate Support Assistant at the Careers Service The Graduate Employment and Skills Guide is a UK government initiative developed by the Department for Education and the Office for Students, working with the higher education sector and graduate employers. You can read more about the guide from the Minister…

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Graduate perspective: What it’s like to be a PhD student in Astrophysics

Guest blog written by Camille Yasmina Lorfing (MPhys Physics with Astrophysics, 2020) Camille graduated from The University of Manchester in 2020. She is currently working towards a PhD in Solar and Plasma Physics at UCL’s Mullard Space Science Laboratory in Surrey. “We often say that a degree in physics is a degree in problem solving,…

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