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Lauren in Lorraine – From UoN to Nancy, France

By Lauren Ogden (BA Modern Language Studies and MA Comparative Literature alumna, maître de langue – Université de Lorraine) Having dedicated my life to the study of foreign languages and cultures, I hoped that one day my future career would take me overseas. Living in France during my year abroad ignited a desire within me …

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 …

Why I Chose Part-Time Work

Gabriella Kisoi, MSc Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Management (2020-2021) From December 2020 to May 2021 during my masters, I worked as a Library Adviser at Nottingham University Business School Library. I found and applied for this role through Unitemps. This role involved supporting customers with using library services, facilities, and resources, while also ensuring compliance with …

What Is a KTP?

By Georgiana Nica-Avram Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP) is a three-way partnership between a university, a business, and a graduate or postgraduate, known as a KTP Associate. A KTP allows you to work on projects, lasting up to three years, which aims to apply academic knowledge to real-world challenges. Projects are wide-ranging and between organisations of …

5 Essential Steps To Get Into Marketing

By Catherine Sibley, Employability Education Projects Officer Marketing is a fast-paced career, full of variety and is open to students from any degree discipline. The other good news is that it’s a growth industry, and the pandemic has accelerated the need for digital marketing skills. Below are five tips to help you kick-start your marketing …

Dissertations and Projects That Influence Your Career Part 2: Interviews

By Katy Skillen, third-year MNutr Nutrition and Dietetics student I’ve recently been given my title for my dissertation next year and I’m very excited about it! Dissertations or final year projects take up a lot of time and it becomes a huge part of your final year at university. So, it’s natural that you’ll want …

Why exam lessons can be career lessons

By Katy Skillen, MNutr Master of Nutrition and Dietetics, second year student blogger For many of us, we are now bang in the middle of exam period. Yet, these exams are very different than what we expected. I never thought I would be sitting my second year exams on my dining room table, with a …

How to Boost Your Employability With the Advantage Award

By Matt Lumley, Nottingham Advantage Award officer For the past 10 years our team have been helping you make career choices and stand out to employers. Our employability scheme is designed to showcase your extra-curricular activities and prepare you for the recruitment process.  You have until you graduate to complete up to three of our modules. However, if you …