How To Change Your Career Path After Your Degree

It’s subject that perplexes a lot of us, how best to change our career after our degree. There is nothing quite so disheartening as the growing realisation that you’ve chosen the wrong subject or career path. But it’s not too late to forge a career in the area you want, here are some tips on how to go about it: Positive thinking Have a long hard think about what it is you want to do. Don’t put any barriers or objections in your way. Simply think positively, out of all the things in the world, what would you most enjoy,…

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Climate Games mark exciting conclusion to economics summer school

Often find yourself involved in climate debates or discussions? This could be for you.Students attending a summer school in the heart of Vienna can get a global perspective on climate change, with a simulated exercise that captures all the pace, excitement and impact of the subject.The Alternative Economic and Monetary Systems (AEMS) summer school gives participants a unique opportunity to take part in the exercise as part of the programme.In the historic setting of Vienna’s old town, the AEMS students are placed in groups to represent countries from around the globe, each vying for the best deal for their nation,…

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The university change – how different are you now?

It’s common knowledge that by the time you leave university, you’re probably a lot different to the person you were in September of first year. You’ve left home for the first time, you’re looking after yourself, making your own decisions and meeting new people. By the time you leave, you might have picked up a few traits here and there or changed completely. You will have picked up friends along the way and maybe even picked up a few accents. If you’re a Northerner in a Southern university, you’ve probably found yourself saying barth instead of bath and kicking yourself…

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Small changes can have BIG effects

When I started university I ate the typical staple student foods  like noodles, toast, beans, pasta and the occasional take away. I also picked up bad habits like eating late or stuffing my face with cheesy chips after a night out and sleeping in till noon. After a while I started feeling tired, I had gained a few pounds and I felt rubbish. When second term came around I knew I had to make some changes. Below are a few tips that really helped me stay healthy and maintain a good diet throughout university. Find a cheap and convenient form…

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University drop-out: The End of the World?

A university drop out. A certain amount of taboo surrounds the subject, I was once embarrassed of my label but a year down the line I see it as a life experience. Originally studying Law at Liverpool John Moore’s, I enjoyed the surprised look when I told people- yes I’m blonde and yes I’m going to do a law degree- this made it all the more difficult when I decided to drop out, I didn’t want to prove those sceptical people right. Searching online there is so little information advising students on what to do when dropping out of university,…

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