Tag: graduate schemes

My experiences of Ambitious Futures: A graduate scheme for university leadership

Guest post by Kim Smith, Careers Consultant and Ambitious Futures alumnus. So you’ve studied at university but would you ever consider working here? I started my career on the Ambitious Futures Graduate Scheme and have since worked in various roles in Higher Education (HE), including my current role here in the Careers Service. If you…

Read more My experiences of Ambitious Futures: A graduate scheme for university leadership

Get ready to return to University.

It may be August but sure enough that remaining time will fly by. Are you ready for the challenges of the year ahead? Going into your second  or pre-final year? Everyone talks about internships,  looking for one, applying, interviews & assessment centres, getting one / not getting one. The joy, the despair! Internships are just another…

Read more Get ready to return to University.

Getting the third degree

A friend of mine was recently reminiscing about her graduation 4 years ago.  She was awarded a third class degree and hated her graduation day, struggling to work out what the 3 years were all for and what exactly she had learned. She had felt pretty down about it and wasn’t looking forward to her…

Read more Getting the third degree