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There’s a new face in town!

If you’re reading this right now then well done – you’ve made it to the first post written for the new student blogs! I’m Hannah, the first student blogger, and I’ll be posting here about my experiences attending careers and employability events, applying for roles, interviews, placements – everything career-related really! I’m a second year …

Celebrating #UoNambition

By Toby Cope Our annual Careers Roadshow is set to come to a campus near you from 27–31 October – don’t miss the chance to chat to our team about your ambitions and get inspired about your future. We’ll be giving out hot chocolate to warm up your day, along with three handy career tips …

It all started at Nottingham…

So often in life we’re told to be realistic and to take tentative steps towards our dreams – sometimes to the extent of putting them on hold and forgetting what they were in the first place.There is no wrong path to take as you aim to find your feet in the world and we are …

Thinking outside the lab: Stephanie’s career ambitions

Stephanie Smith, PhD Plant Sciences, Year 3 When I was little I wanted to be a nurse My father was a doctor and my mother was a nurse; they gave me their old stethoscopes to play with. But I didn’t want to be a doctor because I thought I would have to cut people open …

Cicely Dudley’s international ambition

By Cicely Dudley, MA Diplomacy  When I was younger, I wanted to be a journalist I was a really nosy child and loved the thought of being able to snoop about people’s business for a living! Like a lot of children, I was always questioning the world and how it worked, and I admired the …

Careers Roadshow 2013: Our ambitious road trip

By, Toby Cope and Jemma Utley, members of the Careers Roadshow team The Careers Roadshow started last week with one objective, to raise awareness of how we can help you discover and achieve your ambitions.  This could mean helping you on the path to your dream job, work experience or deciding on what you want …

When I grow up

By Rebecca Waldron, year 2, MMath Mathematical Sciences When I was little, I wanted to be a teacher. One of my first memories is making my little sister sit down, while I stood at my homemade blackboard pretending to teach. I remember writing little tests for her and marking them with my red pen. I loved …

Join our celebration of #UoNambition at the Careers Roadshow

By Toby Cope and Jemma Utley, members of the Roadshow Team Last year’s Careers Roadshow took us across University Park, Jubilee Campus and Sutton Bonington to bring our services (and free hot chocolate!) to your doorstep. We talked to over 1,000 of you about how we can help you to reach your goals. We’re really …