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University Life |

2 weeks ago

Give yourself a digital detox building healthy habits

Lockdown has been challenging for everyone at University this year. With social activities limited, playing a FIFA tournament with friends or placing a bet on an accumulator may have provided some much-needed excitement. But would you consider your lockdown habits to be healthy in the long-term?  Before the pandemic 24% of students who gambled were […]

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Employer Insights |

2 weeks ago

How HSBC UK Is Leading The Way For Diversity And Inclusion

Belonging is important. Whether it’s feeling at home at uni, out with friends, or at work, it really matters. And, when it comes to the graduate job hunt, it’s even more important. After all, it’s going to be the company you kick off your career with. Recent surveys have shown that more than 90 percent […]

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Employer Insights |

3 weeks ago

From Chinese To Politics, Can You Guess Where These Grads Ended Up?

The chain of events which leads to your university degree starts a long time before you rock up at freshers’ week. Before you’ve even sat your GCSEs, you’ll have made choices about what A Levels you want to study, and you’ll have put in uni applications before your second year of A Levels even hits […]

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Employability |

1 month ago

In-Demand Skills

The skills that employers are looking for in 2021 There are some skills that are very specific to the job that you’re applying for and others that still stand you in good stead no matter what line of work you’re in. But what are the main skills that are going to get you hired in […]

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Employer Insights |

2 months ago

Here’s How Card Payments Actually Work – And The People Who Make It Happen

We’d say you know the feeling but, in reality, we all do it so often it probably seems like second nature. Whether it’s grabbing a hot chocolate, splashing out on something slightly fancy for a night out, or your monthly Netflix subscription, paying by card is almost second nature. In 2020, thanks to the coronavirus […]

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Employability |

3 months ago

Diversity student job applications report 2021

Black and Asian students are consistently applying for more jobs than their white counterparts 2020 saw movements across the world push for racial equality. From marches in the streets to new initiatives being introduced by many companies to increase diversity and improve equality within the workplace. Alongside this, the global pandemic has seen millennials worry about […]

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Sectors |

3 months ago

Looking For A Graduate Scheme That Really Covers Everything? This Could Be The One.

Applications for the BCA Graduate Development Programme are closing on 31st March. Click here to apply.  What do you want to do once you graduate? Perhaps you know exactly what area you’d like to work in. More likely though, you’re one of the thousands of graduates who aren’t quite sure what they should do next. […]

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Career Talk |

3 months ago

Debut x Cov360 Report: How has Gen Z’s wellbeing and career prospects been impacted by the pandemic?

The pandemic has left Gen Z feeling voiceless, with the women of Gen Z feeling the most unheard. Combine that with a worry over the spread of misinformation and a general fear that they don’t have access to the support they need and things may appear to be a little bleak for Gen Z right […]

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Employer Insights |

3 months ago

Here Are The Strengths EY Are Looking For In Graduates – And How To Show Them

Starting is often the hardest part of any application, especially when it’s something you care a lot about. What should you kick off with? How much detail should you go into? What if you don’t feel you have the skills that are required? To be honest, it’s pretty much the same way we feel whenever […]

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Employer Insights |

3 months ago

We asked the Insiders at Bloomberg what transferable skills you should talk about

When you first think about Bloomberg, it’s inevitable that thoughts about economics and finance come up pretty quickly.  Delivering business and financial information, news, and insight from around the world, you’d be forgiven for thinking that a finance degree is the only way into the company. However, it couldn’t be further from the truth. “I’m […]

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Career Talk |

5 months ago

What Types of Property Jobs Are There For Graduates?

So, you’ve decided you want to work in property. But, bar becoming a professional at Minecraft (don’t let your parent’s laugh at your dreams, it can work) what kind of stuff should you be on the lookout for? Property is a huge industry here in the UK – construction alone is worth more than £110 million […]

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Employability |

5 months ago

Your Step By Step Guide On How To Write A CV For Graduate Property Jobs

So, you’ve decided that a career in property could be the one for you – we’ll level with you, the chances are you’re probably going to have to pull a CV together.  But, bar your extensive experience decking out your dream apartment in The Sims, what should you actually be writing? Well, the good news is […]

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