May 31, 2012
Finishing university is one of the most overwhelming experiences of anyone’s lifetime – especially if you haven’t landed yourself an internship or a job related to your subject. I chose to major in Human Geography as part of my Bachelor of Science at the University of Auckland. Although I did very well in the subject … Read the rest of this item
With the amazingly high level of unemployment, particularly amongst young people in 2012, is continuing on your educational path into Post Graduate Study the only answer for graduating students? Could studying for a Masters Degree or completing a PGCE and going into teaching, help secure you a job in the future or is it just … Read the rest of this item
May 29, 2012
According to new research conducted by the BBC News, less than a third of women hold the top positions within companies across 11 different sectors. Those sectors include politics, business and policing, with poorer statistics reflected in the judiciary and armed forces.
May 28, 2012
In previous years the choice of where to study may have come down to who has the best night life, who offers the best degrees and in some cases (don’t try and deny it) the ratio of men to women, but with the rise in university tuition fees to £9,000 this year this is probably … Read the rest of this item
May 25, 2012
There’s lots of great advice about how to perform on the big day – here are some useful suggestions on how to prepare: Ring in advance – If your application form encourages you to phone for an informal chat about the post, make the most of the opportunity. It’s a great way to find out … Read the rest of this item
What’s scarier starting University or finishing University? Starting University: leaving home for the first time, not knowing anyone and getting lost at every turn are three scare factors when you begin in your degree level education. Once you’ve been there for a few hours you realise quite quickly, it’s not that scary everyone you meet … Read the rest of this item
May 24, 2012
10 or so years ago if you graduated with a good degree, 2:1 or first, you were pretty much guaranteed to be jumping on the employment bandwagon just weeks after finishing University, even with a 2:2 or third finding employment would not be a difficult endeavour.
May 23, 2012
There is a wonderful blog that I cannot possible name due to its choice title and my English sensibilities, which details the trials and tribulations of life in your twenties. I’ll link to it here and urge you to stay away if you happen to be unsettled by four letter words. Each post seemingly manages … Read the rest of this item