Interviews: understanding what’s behind the questions you’re being asked

Everybody gets nervous about interviews. A big part of this is the fear of being asked something you don’t know the answer to. And whilst you can never guess exactly which questions will come up, ultimately an employer wants to know three things: Can you do the job? Will you do the job? Will you … More Interviews: understanding what’s behind the questions you’re being asked

Perfecting your Personal Statement for a Masters Course

A good personal statement can make the difference between getting a place on a masters course and being rejected, so it’s worth putting time and effort in to writing it. Here are some tips to help you master your masters application. Structure Give your statement a structure with an introduction, a main body and a … More Perfecting your Personal Statement for a Masters Course

Future Global Leaders Forum

The Future Global Leaders Forum is a new programme enabling students to work and learn together and build the skills, mindset and cultural agility needed in a future global leader. The focus is on taking leadership and driving positive change across our campuses and local community. The Future Global Leaders Forum has 3 project streams: Stream 1: Step Up Grants. Funds … More Future Global Leaders Forum

Securing Industry Positions: 10 Tips from an Industry Recruiter

Dr Tracy Bussoli Here are some tips on securing a role in industry, based on a recent discussion with an industry recruiter. Use a recruiter: Recruiters can be a very useful addition to your job-hunting toolkit. Recruiters prefer to find you on LinkedIn rather than you search them out. However, you may approach a recruiter … More Securing Industry Positions: 10 Tips from an Industry Recruiter

Curiosity: A tool for researchers’ career development

As a Career Consultant, I have worked with thousands of individuals over the last ten years. Some are thinking about their first career step after university, others are thinking about how to grow and develop in their current role and others are looking to change careers entirely. In my experience, many of the most successful … More Curiosity: A tool for researchers’ career development