Seven Ways To Make The Most Out Of Your Uni Experience:

University will probably be the best three years of your life, so its important to make the most of it. Just because you’re having fun and week long parties, it doesn’t mean that you can’t focus on your studies. Find a good balance between the two. Enjoy this experience and come out with a great degree. Then you’re a real winner.    1. Talk to everyone and anyone This is the perfect time to step out of your comfort zone and push yourself into new things. By talking to anyone this will help you make new friends and create a…

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The Trials Of Getting Work Experience

The job market is fierce. You don’t need to be told that. I am sure you’re reminded of it by a well-meaning relative who doesn’t understand why you went to university, every time you go home. Along with a good degree, employers are wanting more from students than ever before; extracurricular activities, volunteering, sports and of course, the dreaded work experience. The expectations that students might have completed a placement or two over the summer is slightly unlikely. But that students will undergo hours of tea making and printing in order to put multiple placements on their CV. With the…

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Bold Tendencies 2016: CGP London

Bold TendenciesIt is truly a blessing for any student to  spend their summer doing what they love, meanwhile moving one step closer to the career of their dreams. To do an internship with an established organisation within the industry is a great option so I’ve taken this opportunity to apply to be an art trainee at Bold Tendencies this summer,  a non- profit art commissioning organisation. Bold Tendencies offer summer internship programmes for current students as well as recent graduates who are interested in  pursuing a career in the arts industry.Its founder, gallerist Hannah Barry, came up with a unique…

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7 steps to joining the freelance revolution

A quiet revolution is underway in halls of residence, house shares and flatshares across Britain; a revolution that is leveraging digital technologies to put healthy sums of money in the pockets of students in towns and cities from Edinburgh to East London, and from Belfast to Brighton.According to research from Elance 21% of UK graduates with first class honours say they have already chosen to work as a freelancer, while 29% of all graduates suggested freelancing will form part of their career strategy during the next five years.Beyond university, data from the government’s Labour Force Survey (LFS) indicates there are…

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Need for Speed (Xbox One) Review

“Need for Speed (2015) is an open world racing video game developed by Ghost Games and published by Electronic Arts, released for Playstation 4 and Xbox One in November 2015… It is the twenty-second installment in the long-running Need for Speed series, and was a full reboot of the franchise…” – Wikipedia Definition This review today will be based on the Xbox One edition of the game.I’ll start this by saying I’ve been part of the ‘Need for Speed’ fanbase for a considerable amount of time. For as long as I’ve had an Xbox 360, and then later an Xbox One, I’ve…

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