Just because you have a biological or life science related degree doesn’t mean you want to spend the rest of your life in a lab. Most people by mid degree have an idea how they feel about labs, love ’em hate ’em these are some options. In this blog post we will look at: Getting […]
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I’ll get all the clichés out the way. It’s the ‘best three years of your life’, ‘time will fly by’, ‘you’ll miss student discount’, and ‘you’ll meet friends for life’. All are true for me – especially the student discount one. I swapped Urban Outfitters for Primark two weeks after graduation. As I’ve finished…
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Management consultants are specialists who help organisations maximise their growth or improve business performance. They are called in to deal with difficult challenges the organisation is having difficulty solving themselves, or where they want a new approach. This makes management consultancy an interesting career for those who love problem solving, innovation and varied challenges. It has […]
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It All Starts in 2nd Year Most activity starts in 2nd year of your law degree. So, enjoy your vacation, and then start your research as soon as possible into Semester 1 of Year 2. Why be a lawyer? Be honest with yourself and be able to answer these questions very early on: Why specifically […]
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It All Starts in Final Year of your Degree Start your research as soon as possible into Semester 1 of Final Year. A legal career is open to ALL degree disciplines, and employers are positively encouraging a broader range. Don’t be put off thinking you need a law degree. You usually still need the 2:1, […]
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You are asking me a question and I have nothing to say, I’m just not that interesting! Does that thought sound familiar? When faced with questions like… Tell me about yourself Why are you interested in ….? What do you do? Tell me about a time when… You need to have something to say that…
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Off you go to University full of excitement and dreams for the future. But have you really considered what you will do with the degree you chose? You might expect that if you are doing a vocational course like engineering, law or medicine, your career decisions would be easy, and that options with lets say…
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Investment banks help organisations, individuals and governments to raise capital, often by investing in the financial markets or selling shares. They also provide other services to organisations, for example performing large mergers and acquisitions. Investment banking is a very popular area with graduates looking for a challenging career and high financial rewards, however combined with […]
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With A level results out this week and many graduate schemes opening for 2017/18 it’s time to look ahead for both new & returning students. If you are starting your First year at University It can be an exciting and bewildering time. Some of you will have thought long and hard about different courses, universities and…
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It’s the time of year for making applications to graduate entry into medicine – the deadline is fast approaching. If you are thinking of applying in 2017 just bear in mind the dates and possibly funding might be different. 1 How do I apply for GEM? Via UCAS by 15 October. You may also need […]
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