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  • So you want to work with Robots....

    Earlier this year, I read this article on the Guardian which in a nutshell suggested, Robots will be our bosses in the future. As machine learning improves, the robotics sector is booming and who knows what the possibilities are. According...

  • Every company needs a Data Scientist...

    What if there was one skill you could acquire that would help you secure a job in any industry? That skill set is: Data Science.   In a report published by IBM this year, demand for Data Scientists will soar...

  • Graduate skills in the world of the future

    Hardly a day goes by without a news report on robots either taking over our jobs or revolutionising our lives. I recently attended The World of Work Conference at Henley Business School where the message was loud and clear: THE...

  • Opportunities in Government for scientists and engineers

    I went to a fascinating talk a couple of weeks ago, organised by the Bath Institute for Mathematical Innovation,  by the Government Office for Science about career opportunities for scientists and engineers in the Civil Service. Go-Science provides policy advice...

  • 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...

  • Graduate Fair Blog Series: The many ways of getting into teaching!

      This blog entry is a part of the Graduate Fair Blog Series introducing sectors and industries which will be present at the University of Bath Graduate Fair, Tuesday 25th April. Please go here for more information about the fair...

  • Finding a Job other than a “Graduate Scheme”

    Finding a Job other than a “Graduate Scheme”   So, you have applied to several graduate schemes but have not been successful or perhaps you have not had the time to apply, or maybe you are not interested in applying...

  • Should you leave your career planning to chance?

    I have been seeing a lot of finalists lately and broadly two 'types' of students  emerge: those of you with a clear plan for what you’re going to do after graduation and those of you trying to plan life after...

  • Making full use of your gap year!

    Making full use of your gap year! Before I took a year off to go travelling, I was worried that I would return to unemployment and worst of all, having to go back to living with my parents!! However, returning...

  • Do you really deserve that job or PhD?

    This week I saw quite a few students who have been wrestling with: "..... I am not good enough - to apply for a PhD, my dream placement or propose an idea to my group" This made me reflect on the...