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Employability |

2 weeks ago

How to get a graduate job with a 2:2

Getting a 2:2 in your degree (second class lower division), is not a disaster. We've rounded up some amazing job opportunities you can still apply to.

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Career Talk |

3 weeks ago

Hiring Season – The Ideal Time to apply for a new position

The job market can be a confusing and seemingly unpredictable place. Sometimes you’ll happen across so many relevant graduate jobs that you won’t have time to apply for them all, while at other times you might struggle to find a single promising job posting. Job hunting while the market is scarce can be a stressful and demoralising […]

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Career Talk |

2 months ago

Work-Life Balance Index

The Companies and Industries with the Best Workplace Benefits Striking a good balance between our work and personal lives is crucial to having a rewarding career. Finding this balance minimises conflict between our private and professional lives, allowing us to unwind in our free time and perform at our very best when on the clock. […]

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Lifestyle |

2 months ago

Graduate job hunting? Do Your Mental Health a Favour, and Take a Break!

During stressful times, students can neglect their needs for the sake of studying. Spot the signs for when it's best to take a break for your mental health and look after number one.

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Career Talk |

2 months ago

What Happens When You Get That Graduate Job, But It Doesn’t Work Out?

It definitely happens, and when it does, here's how to fix it. When your dream job turns out to be a nightmare, these are the steps you can take.

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University Life |

2 months 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 months 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 |

2 months 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 |

3 months 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 |

4 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 |

4 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 |

5 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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