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Starting Out in Your Career

By Daniel Kibble, Politics graduate now working in the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office It was around this time in my final year of university that I was asking the question many of you are probably doing right now – how do I get started in the career I want? My interests were in working …

My Approach to a Careers Fair

Jason Richards, Aerospace Engineering student blogger Careers fairs give students the opportunity to come and talk to employers who are keen to recruit UoN students for their internship and graduate opportunities. they are also a great place to start to explore different job roles, companies, and gain some career inspiration. In October,  I attended the …

Career Planning in Uncertain Times

By Hiba Azim, PhD researcher There’s a lot going on in the world right now and all that extra noise can be incredibly unhelpful as it simply sits – a cherry on top – of your career-planning anxiety sundae. I find myself see-sawing between frantically researching different career paths, to complete apathy and not wanting …

Welcome Back from Careers

By Jackie Thompson, Information and Communications Manager Hey, welcome back to campus and your studies at Nottingham. Although the start of the new academic year is hectic, are you ready to invest a few minutes to find out how our team can help you take the next step on your career path? Maybe you want …

How the Career Mentoring Scheme Helped Me Achieve My Goals

By Lucy Woodward, Physics student I applied to the Career Mentoring scheme with the hope of getting a clearer understanding of what sorts of careers I’d be well suited to. After my application was accepted I was matched with Keith Bound, whose work in the ‘Science of Storytelling’ interested me. I’m a physics undergraduate but …

Why a Master’s Was Right for Me

By Noah Ajanaku, Public Health postgraduate student There are lots of reasons why you may be considering further study. It maybe a requirement of the sector you want to go into, to develop your expertise, or to study a topic you’re passionate about. You’ll need to carefully consider how it could help you achieve your …

PhD: The Beginning of a New You

By Anastasia Lazaridi, PhD alumna The start of my Journey as a PhD student The University of Nottingham gave me the opportunity to make my dreams come true when I was offered the Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship for Research Excellence and welcomed me to be part of a pioneer research team in the School of Medicine. As …

How I Broke Into the TV Industry

By Tolu Baruwa, International Media and Communications graduate and Production Assistant at The Crown S6 Breaking into the TV industry is hard enough. But trying to break into it whilst you’re in third year writing your dissertation, keeping up with your other modules, having a social life, plus dealing with the anxiety of a global …

Stand Out From the Crowd With International Experiences (Part 2)

Do you aspire to be a global graduate? Want to enhance your employability while travelling the world? Dreaming of an international career?  If yes, then studying or working abroad during your degree can help you on your way. Two students talk about their time abroad and what they’ve learned. You can also read about Charlie …

Stand Out From the Crowd With International Experiences (Part 1)

Do you aspire to be a global graduate? Want to enhance your employability while travelling the world? Dreaming of an international career?  If yes, then studying or working abroad during your degree can help you on your way. Two students talk about their time abroad and what they’ve learned. You can also read about Lauren …