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Lauren gives food for thought on getting involved with the community

At Nottingham we’d encourage you to engage as much as possible with the opportunities available to help build your confidence. Whether you’re taking part in extracurricular activities, developing your work experience or volunteering your time, it all counts. There are always projects you can get involved in to improve your skills, and they can be …

What will be your story? Make the most of university

Ask any graduate you come across, time flies by when you’re at university. Before you know it you’ll be wearing a gown and shaking hands with the Vice-Chancellor. That’s far away now, and it’s the here and now that matters, so why not go and explore all the ways to make the most of your …

6 ways to become an internationally-savvy candidate

Developing international skills and cultural awareness can make you an appealing candidate for an employer, especially if you’re planning on working abroad. However, these competencies will also be needed if you want to work for a multicultural company, where you could find yourself working abroad or with international teams. Likewise, even if you work for …

Five Last-Minute Ways to Gain Work Experience

Sometimes it seems like everyone but you has got an impressive work placement lined up, whether it’s volunteering in a spectacular location or climbing Kilimanjaro.  Just because you haven’t got anything lined up for summer yet, it doesn’t mean that you’ve missed all the opportunities to get involved with projects and develop the skills employers …

2,500 students have got the Advantage – now it’s your turn!

In 2008, we launched the Nottingham Advantage Award and our team have been on a mission to give you opportunities to stand out in the competitive job market ever since. Five years on we have 2,500 students taking part in more than 150 modules. They’re personalising their career development through our modules which build on …