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10 and a Half Reasons to Come to the Graduate Jobs Fair

There are so many reasons to come to our Graduate Jobs Fair on Wednesday 14 June and you may have seen some appearing on our Facebook and Twitter pages already. Discover what this event has to offer you. 1. 8000+ vacancies for 2017 and beyond We’ve got fantastic opportunities from a range of organisations across the …

7 Speedy Ways to Impress Employers at the Graduate Jobs Fair

The end of exams is in sight, but have you thought about what you’d like to do after you leave the world of revision, exam stress and post-exam celebrations? Our Graduate Jobs Fair is the perfect opportunity for you to meet employers and find out about job opportunities for 2017 and beyond. If you’ve not …

Five (Realistic) Career Resolutions to Make in 2017

By student blogger Mike Walker, BA Theology Like most people, I’ve never been very good at keeping New Year’s resolutions. Looking back at my long list from 2016, I realised that I managed to complete a grand total of one. Shocking, right? So, this year I’ve decided to set some simple, realistic career resolutions instead.  1. Book a careers …

How to Get More out of An Employer Presentation

By Grace Pownall, student blogger Last year, I attended employer presentations by two engineering consultancies, Arup and Atkins. These presentations are designed to attract potential applicants for the company’s graduate schemes, however they are equally useful for someone searching for a summer placement or work experience, like I was.  Here are five reasons why employer presentations …

The Graduate Jobs Fair – it’s for PhDs too!

By Clare Jones, Senior Careers Adviser (Research Staff and PhDs) Discover what a career outside academia has to offer and how your specialist knowledge and skills can be applied in a range of areas. Whether you are at the beginning, or nearing the end of your PhD, visiting the Graduate Jobs Fair is an opportunity for …

3 Things Finalists Need to Know About the Graduate Jobs Fair

If you’re a finalist or postgraduate, we know this is a busy time for you. Adding extra dates to your diary might be the last thing on your mind. So let’s get to the point. Here are three reasons why you should stick around until the 6 June and put the Graduate Jobs Fair in …

Languages: Careers Beyond The Obvious

By Priyanka Kale and Anna Kaluza, fourth year German studies students Last term’s event saw language graduates and employers gather to show current language students the variety of career routes available to them. What were some career alternatives to translation and interpreting? We were told at the start of the event that from an employer’s …

Spotlight On… Sports Industry

By Gemma Porter, German and beginners’ Spanish student Gemma went to our Spotlight On… Sport Industry last month. Although a language student, she has always been interested in a career in this industry. Here is her story of how our event inspired her to pursue her goal. As a final year language student who has …

A digital wonderland

By Johanna Taylor, Management MSc student  Johanna recently spent an evening at Impression, a digital marketing agency; to find out about careers in this popular sector.  I arrived at the Impression offices with high hopes of a trendy, relaxed environment and I was not disappointed. There was a palpable sense of a balance of work and play, as …

The verdict is in… what employers wanted at The Law Fair

By Alice Gould, student blogger Aside from a great opportunity to stock up your stationery collection there is actually a good point to The Law Fair: for both you to increase your likelihood of being hired and for employers to notice potential employees. The reason employers attempt to lure you in with the promise of …