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  • How to sell yourself and feel ok about it

    I've talked to quite a few people recently who've said they find it really hard to 'sell themselves' in applications and interviews. Rightly or wrongly this phrase can sometimes conjure up images of aggressive Apprentice-style pitches about how great you...

  • Alumni Interview - Assistant Psychologist and International Graduate

    A couple of weeks ago I had the chance to meet (although over the phone) one of our lovely Psychology graduates, Alexis, currently working as an Assistant Psychologist. This interview covers invaluable advice for any students wanting to apply for...

  • International Alumni Interview: Challenges and Successes - Finding Work in the UK

    Recently we had the great pleasure of interviewing Elena, one of our recent international Economics alumni, who is currently working in Corporate Tax at Deloitte. Elena shares her careers story including challenges and successes of applying for work in the...

  • Marketing yourself as a mature student

    As a mature student you will have a wealth of skills, knowledge and experience, sometimes developed in a variety of contexts. But how can you make sure you communicate these clearly and effectively to potential employers? Here's a few quick tips:...

  • New Books in our Careers Library!

    We have a small reference library of carefully selected career books in the Careers Service. Come in and have a browse and a read, or find a list of what’s in stock in our online catalogue. Newly purchased items are listed...

  • International Women's Day: Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

    Imposter Syndrome - that lurking feeling that you're not actually as good as others think you are, that you don't really 'deserve' that placement, graduate job, promotion etc, that you somehow just got lucky and that one day people will...

  • What does success mean to you?

    Last Thursday I had the privilege of attending Sulis Minerva Day, a day celebrating the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The final event in a day of inspirational and fascinating talks from eminent female scientists and engineers...

  • Battling nerves before an interview

    It is natural to feel nervous in front of an interview, but sometimes it can all feel a bit too much. Here are some tips that I follow and that I hope can help you battle those nerves. Preparation This...

  • Cracking Careers Wisdom...

    Christmas crackers are a traditional Christmas favourite,  did you know they were first made in about 1845-1850 by a London sweet maker called Tom Smith? He had seen the French 'bon bon' sweets (almonds wrapped in pretty paper). He came back...

  • Time management tips around exams!

    I was in the library a few days back, it was heaving! You lot, hunched over your textbooks, sunlight deprived and looking visibly stressed. I have been there, albeit a long time ago and know the feeling of living off...