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  • Job Hunting Inspiration from Star Wars!

    It is the end of semester (HURRAY!) and I imagine you are looking forward to time at home, quality food, Netflix binge and of course the latest Star Wars movie, The Force Awakens. There is so much to learn from the...

  • #Inspireme: Finance & Management Grad Scheme in Higher Education

    GUEST BLOG: Ellie Smith, Finance Trainee at Imperial College London. Finance is a popular field for many Bath students and graduates, there are opportunities in a wide range of sectors including Higher Education. We are thrilled to share Ellie's journey...

  • The futures bright, the futures green!

    This week representatives from 195 countries are attending the Paris Climate Summit along with 138 leaders including US president Barack Obama, China’s Xi Jinping, India’s prime minister Narendra Modi and the UK’s David Cameron. The objective of the summit is for all...

  • Get your graduate job hunt on track...

    We know most of you are looking forward to the Christmas break and a bit of R&R at home. But picture this - every time you see your mum, dad, sister, granny, aunt, granddad, great uncle, next door neighbor, your cat,...

  • 5 essential skills for starting a student business

    GUEST BLOG:  written by Ruth Bushi, an editor at Save the Student. The site features everything you need to know about managing money without the migraines: student finance explained, insider info on careers, plus ways to save and scrimp without...

  • Does 'Big Data' present big opportunity?

    I caught a really interesting programme a few weeks back on Radio 4's PM about the Chinese governments plans to give every citizen a 'social credit score' by the year 2020. In fact this seemingly ambitious goal is very much on track...

  • 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...

  • Will a robot take your job?

    Following the report by the UK Commission for Employment and Skills about the future of jobs in 2030; futurologists warn that it would be wrong to assume that today’s money spinning careers such as banking or law – will remain the best paid jobs...

  • Gender Pay Equality - will we ever get there?

    My colleague Sue Briault was talking to me about the film 'Suffragettes' which she watched a few days ago and it made me consider how far gender equality has come in the hundred years since the militant struggles for the right to...

  • Lacking career inspiration - a cat is your perfect muse!

    We have a lot of cat lovers in the Careers Service, I am shamelessly sharing a photo of my two cats - Sooty and Snowy. Like all cats, mine are incredibly tenacious, adaptable and know all the 'cuteness tricks' to get...