Tag: Equality Diversity & Inclusion

Widening Participation: Where to start with Careers and Employability for first years

Written by Victoria Geary, Careers Consultant (Widening Participation) at The Careers Service Welcome to The University of Manchester! We hope you are settling into Semester 1. We know that a postcode, a challenging school background, your experience as a first-generation university student or as a member of an underrepresented community should not define your employability chances.…

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MAP first years: Where to start with Careers and Employability

Written by Victoria Geary, Careers Consultant (Widening Participation) at The Careers Service Welcome to The University of Manchester! We really hope that you had a great experience on MAP and you are excited to get started with your degree. We know that a postcode, a challenging school background, your experience as a first-generation university student or…

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Taking psychometric tests when you have a disability – can additional support help?

Written by Amanda Conway, Careers Consultant at The Careers Service We all get nervous about taking a test, it’s only natural, but for some students a particular health condition or disability may pose an additional challenge and mean they are unable to give their best performance on the day. Although many employers and test publishers are used…

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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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Are you a final year student with a disability? Do you have post-COVID-19 syndrome?

Written by Delia Goodwin, Careers Consultant (Disability) at the Careers Service Does either of the above apply to you? Read on below. Career planning with a disability Join our webinar on 29th April, dedicated to signposting final years with a disability or long term health condition/mental health diagnosis to information and support on a variety…

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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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