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How I Survived My First Assessment Centre

By Alice Gould, student blogger After the stress of January exams and coursework deadlines had finally come to a close, it suddenly dawned on me that I will be graduating very soon. I don’t have much longer left as a student. In barely a few months, I am going to have to face the fact …

Get off to a Flying Start With a Year Abroad

By Alice Gould, student blogger Whenever anyone asks me about my year abroad in Lund, Sweden it’s hard not to start spouting every cliché you can think of. The thing is, they’re all true. My year abroad was the best year of my life, I did meet incredible people from all around the globe, and …

Three pieces of advice: working abroad

By Laura Estrop, Social Media Officer Last year I was lucky enough to spend my summer working abroad; it was a once in a life-time experience. If you are embarking on an autumn internship abroad or if you’re considering undertaking some international work at some stage of your career these three tips will help you …

Beginning to See a Different Path

By Emmie Studencki, Events and Vacancies Coordinator I graduated four years ago from Malmo University thinking I was going to work in project management within the publishing sector. I had my mind set on this for over five years, but it was not until I started looking for those types of roles that I realised …

Go Global – employability conference part 2

By Bety Mehide In my last post about the Go Global conference, I wrote about other international students’ experiences and global labour markets. If you missed it and feel like it would be of interest to you, please read it. In this one, I will write what I heard about part-time jobs, global organisations and …

Go Global – employability conference part 1

By Bety Mehide As a non-UK student there are many questions when it comes to my future career, but one of the important ones is –  where can I start my career and what are my possibilities? This is the question I took with me to the Go Global conference on the Tuesday 9 December. …

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 …

Lost in translation: what not to say in a UK covering letter

Thinking of looking for a job in the UK now you’ve graduated? Not only will you have to take into account visas and how many hours you can work (contact the International Office for more advice about this), you’ll also need to be aware of UK conventions when applying for jobs.  Things that may impress …