Student work opportunity – CEO for a Day

So it’s official. More young people are now going to university in the UK than ever before, according to new figures from the Higher Education Statistics Authority. There are obviously several positives to this; however it also means that competition for good employment opportunities is becoming more intense. Additionally, the world of work is changing at such a rapid pace that even those of us already in it frequently struggle to imagine how roles, companies and industries might change in five, let alone ten, years’ time. Digital disruption is impacting every industry and corner of the workplace, often with unforeseen…

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Top tips for staying fit and healthy during exam season

During that final stretch of the semester, we tend to put our lives on hold, and our bodies are usually the first to suffer. Aside from that “freshman 15,” you’re at risk of gaining another fifteen pounds during those long all-nighters accompanied with Red Bulls and Ben and Jerry’s. We tend to neglect all of our healthy habits and give in to weeks of the sedentary lifestyle with little or no self-care at all. Below are the top tips for how to stay fit and healthy during this year’s dreary season of exams. Move  This doesn’t mean getting up at…

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Student accommodation: 4 cheap ways to decorate your room

Contrary to what you might have seen on TV or imagined as you drove up to campus, a student room is not special in any shape or form. Sure, it’s functional, it has everything you might need neatly packed and organized in a small space, but other than that, it’s as bland and soulless as any other student room on the campus. But that doesn’t mean that it should stay that way. This is your golden opportunity to make a home here, to decorate your living space according to your taste and preference, and create a safe haven you will…

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5 reasons to spend your holidays on a motorcycle

Vacation time is precious. We want to use up every single minute, every single day we have. That’s why getting to our destination as soon and as fast as possible is something to strive for greatly. A direct line bus, or a plane, all of that can grant us as much time as we can get at our holiday spot. But, what if, and forgive us on this cliché, the journey is more important than the destination? The whole point of vacation is just to relax, right? Where you are actually going is just secondary to that. So why not…

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The Graduate Book – All You Need to Know to Do Really Well at Work by Chris Davies

The transition from university to the workplace can be tricky to say the least, with multiple surveys of graduate employers over the years finding time and again that none or few of their new intake were ‘work ready’ when leaving the halls of academia. The essential skills such as being able to work effectively in a team, having determination and a good work ethic, or even simply being able to communicate with colleagues, are often lacking , much to the frustration of bosses.  The graduate market is flooded with far more potential candidates than positions available, so it’s never been…

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