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How I Secured a Graduate Job in the UK as an International Student

By Malaika Cornelio, Economics student At the beginning of my academic journey after starting my Economics degree, I envisioned a career path closely related to my degree, such as policy analysis. However, during my second year of university, I veered off this path to explore a career in tech to challenge myself and diversify my …

What Assessment Centres Involve and How To Navigate Them

By Katie Knowles, MSc Clinical and Molecular Microbiology graduate Before I delve into what assessment centres are like, I want to share some background information on myself. I have a part-time job currently and yet I have never made a CV or had an interview. To prepare for these daunting tasks, I went to the …

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 …

Turn Your Passion for Space Into a Career

By Cristina Vrînceanu, Postgraduate Research Student “ ‘Space’, it says, ‘is big. Really big. You just won’t believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it’s a long way down the road to the chemist’s, but that’s just peanuts to space.’ ” This is how Douglas Adams describes space, but …

Using the Support From the Careers Service To Ace My Interviews

Hannah Wright, MSc Mental Health: Research and Practice As an undergraduate, I had heard that career support would be available throughout our studies and as alumni, but it wasn’t something I’d engaged with yet as I had planned to move straight to postgraduate study. Now in the position where I am nearing the end of …