Asifa Edroos – 2nd year, BSc Economics QTaster gives you the opportunity to experience different sectors, working environments and roles across a range of graduate employers. It is open to all undergraduate Queen Mary students in second or third year for 2018-19. Asifa took part in the spring and tells us about her experience. Why … More QTaster: Asifa’s story
Thinking about autumn term already? Don’t forget that QConsult starts again next term and applications are open NOW. Carola Bigogno (Biomedical Sciences graduate) took part in QConsult last year, working on a project for a local housing charity. Here’s what she had to say about her experience on the programme: Why did you get involved … More Student story: My QConsult experience (applications open now!)
Because a subject like English can lead to such a variety of different jobs, the huge number of options available to you can often seem overwhelming. From accounting to advertising and acting, the list can appear long and diverse. A helpful starting point can be to think about the skills that you have gained from … More What to do with a degree in English
There are many reasons to volunteer, like wanting to help others, keeping up a hobby, making use of spare time, meeting new people etc. Often people forget that volunteering can also be an important step to getting that desired job or place on a postgraduate course. Volunteering can give you structured opportunities to establish, improve … More The value of volunteering
Rebecca Lau (QMentor) and Remmy Matthew Ddungu (Mentee) Often, we’ll see that some people are high performers in their role. They are very capable of doing a lot and generally can achieve above and beyond their own remit as well. However, unfortunately you can be a Steve Jobs for Apple – have great ideas, initiatives … More QMentoring: Tips and tricks in how to sustain a healthy mentoring relationship
Kajal (SEF PASS Student organiser, 2016-17) University starts and finishes extremely quickly, one second, you’re signing up to societies and the next you’re sitting your last exam and graduating. It all goes in the blink of an eye, so it’s important to make the most of your time at QMUL. Sometimes spontaneous decisions are some … More Student story: Why is the PASS (Peer Assisted Study Support) scheme so special?
Interested in doing some work experience over the summer? Apply now to take on a QProject in a local charity! Read about Rosie’s experience Rosie volunteered at Rosetta Arts for 6 weeks this summer as a Marketing Project leader. The Rosetta Art Centre is a visual art centre based in East London established in 1993. … More QProjects: Rosie’s story