Graduate and Careers Advice - June 2022

  • Graduate Careers - Big vs Small Company

    Posted on Saturday, June 25, 2022 by Editorial TeamNo comments

    Remember: It’s not all about the big names! The backbone of the UK economy is made up of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) The size of a business is based on their annual turnover or how many staff they employ. A ‘big company’ will have more than 250 employees. A business with less than 250 employees is classified as a SME (Small to Medium Enterprise). Companies in this category have a ...

  • Looking for graduate jobs

    Posted on Saturday, June 25, 2022 by Editorial TeamNo comments

    Finding a graduate job can be challenging, especially with the current situation but there are lots of resources to help you. It is important to start early, undertake a little research and make informed decisions to ensure you stand out from the crowd to secure that position. Your careers service is here to help you every step of the way. Firstly, think about which direction you would like to ...

  • Why Your LinkedIn Profile Shouldn't Look Like Your Facebook Profile

    Posted on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 by Editorial TeamNo comments

    Your LinkedIn profile could be under scrutiny by potential employers at any given moment. Whether you’ve just applied for a job and an employer is digging for dirt, or one of your clients is having a browse, there’s always someone watching. And thanks to the private browsing mode, you may never be aware they were even on your profile. So, of course, it’s essential to not treat your LinkedIn as a ...

  • Why do postgraduate study?

    Posted on Thursday, June 16, 2022 by Editorial TeamNo comments

    There is no right reason to choose postgraduate study as an option, but some reasons are more positive than others. Whatever you choose to study, you will need to enjoy and be interested in the subject to keep yourself motivated, especially for research degrees. In some areas, particularly humanities, this is the most realistic reason for postgraduate study, especially if you don’t intend to go ...

  • Teacher Training – School-Centred Initial Teacher Training

    Posted on Wednesday, June 15, 2022 by Editorial TeamNo comments

    If you're a graduate and want to complete your training in a school environment, consider school-centred initial teacher training (SCITT). School-centred initial teacher training (SCITT) programmes are run by schools or groups of schools. Many schools work in close partnerships with universities, enabling trainee teachers to gain a PGCE alongside working towards Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). ...

  • Top Tips to Mix Up Your Revision

    Posted on Wednesday, June 1, 2022 by Editorial TeamNo comments

    There can be a lot of stress around revision, especially for something as daunting as your final stage of exams before heading off to university. There are so many ways that you can use revision to learn topics and subjects. What’s important is finding the revision method that plays to your strengths. So if you’re looking for ways to get the grades you need for a psychology degree , we’re going ...