Master’s degrees: things to consider

Considering a master’s degree but don’t know where to start? If you’re reading this, you’ve likely just spent three years studying at undergraduate level. By now you might have an idea of your next steps. If you’re considering a master’s and don’t know where to start, you’re not alone! As someone who recently went through the application process, I’ve compiled a few tips for considering a master’s degree. A master’s degree could help you alter or narrow down your path. A lot of students assume that a master’s degree only allows you to build on your undergraduate subject – but…

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What Happens To My Mental Health After University?

The end of university is a strange and conflicting time. With deadlines done and exams taken, ideally, the only feelings we should be experiencing are joy, relief and giddy excitement at the prospect of new beginnings and fresh starts. No more all-nighters in the library, no more terrible campus coffee, and no more anxious waits for delayed student loan deposits…This is supposed to be the time where the childish notions of classmates and homework are stripped way to reveal a professional, industry-ready graduate, fresh faced and ready to take on the world. But with every one in four university students…

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How to Find a Perfect Graduate Job

We have more graduates than ever in the history of modern education, a fierce competition, and a job market that is now based strictly on “survival of the fittest” model. Do we have enough jobs opening to accommodate all? – Unfortunately, no. If you want to narrow it down to quality high paying jobs, the options are more limited. Simply put, graduating from a college or university is not enough to secure a good job. It may look tough to find a graduate job, but it is not impossible. If you have enough knowledge of the market, the employer needs…

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Where to Look For a Graduate Job

With the majority of students in the grips of their dissertation in the run up to the finish line, you can sometimes forget the reason you actually went in the first place. To get a job of course. But whilst, you may be dreaming of freedom once you’re final uni assignments have been handed over, it’s soon time to begin the job hunt. In fact, sooner than you think.After slaving away for 3 years, the fear of whether all that hard work has paid off can be a worrying one, but did you know that often your degree subject or…

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5 Top Tips to secure a Graduate Placement

Graduate placements are highly desirable options, providing students with better career opportunities and often the ability to fast track their careers to senior business positions. As fantastic training opportunities, graduate placements afford students the opportunity to explore the industry through their company and ultimately chose their potential career path according to their experience. However, a limited number of available placements being taken by an increasing number of successful graduates has ensured increased competition for the options available. Gillian Coe from HSBS noted that with 90 percent of students achieving 2.2 and 2.1 it now takes something special to stand out…

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