Hi, I’m Sharika and I am a second-year English student. Alongside my studies, I work as a Student Ambassador for the Widening Participation team at Queen Mary. The aim of Widening Participation is to encourage students from disadvantaged social backgrounds to consider pursing higher education. Not only is this an incredibly rewarding job which gives … More Student story: I’ve sorted my summer
Billie Robinson, 2nd year English and Linguistics student While at uni, most of us have a break of around 3 months over summer (some have even longer), and every year I find myself asking the same question – what shall I do this summer? While many use their break as an opportunity to work, others … More Student blog: How to Occupy Your Summer Holidays
Graduating from Queen Mary last year, I realised the coming summer would probably be my last extended break for quite some time. Weeks and weeks of unadulterated lounging, followed swiftly by letting the hours trickle by in a pub garden. A fortnight or two later, when playing Mario Kart on the N64 has lost its … More I Know What To Do With Your Summer: Work Experience
To commemorate the period during World War Two when Queen Mary College was evacuated to King’s College, Cambridge, eight students are invited to spend four weeks at King’s College during the Long Vacation Term. In addition, one student is also invited to spend four weeks at St John’s College, Cambridge. This year, Martyna Sikora, a … More I know what you did this summer
Summer has finally arrived, and the sun is here too. As well as taking a well-earned break from your studies this is the perfect time to dust off those career ambitions. In honour of this, here are the Careers & Enterprise Centre’s ‘top tips for summer’… 1. Develop your skills Employers really value candidates who … More It’s summer time and the weather is fine!