work experience

What To Do This Summer!

Posted on 15 July 2018 by Gee

There are some days amidst the revision, exams and assessments that we cannot wait another minute for summer to come. We crave the lay ins, the lazy days, the sunshine and lemonade! When it finally comes, it is oh so sweet. But only for maybe a week or two. As summer can be so long
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How To Find Work Experience

Posted on 12 June 2018 by Gee

Summer is just around the corner and for many of us (myself included), we’ve already finished with our academic year and have got a sunburn from thinking we “didn’t need sunscreen in Wales”. Though summer is a great time to finally relax and free ourselves from the stress and burdens of assessments and exams, it
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7 Ways To Spend Your Uni Holidays

Posted on 3 April 2018 by Ellie

Uni summer holidays are definitely something to treasure. With some people getting up to four months off, how will you spend yours? Volunteer There’s nothing more challenging and exciting than spending your summer giving back to the wider community. Being in the sun potentially half way across the world, plus having something to add to
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Tips for Getting the most out of Work Experience

Posted on 5 June 2017 by Hannah

Work experience, though a great thing to put on your CV, is much more than that. It can help you to learn valuable skills and can prepare you for the working world. Here are my top tips for getting the most out of your time on placement: 1. First impressions First impressions do count and
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How to get Summer Marketing/PR work placements

Posted on 16 May 2017 by Hannah

Though you’re probably ready for a break, the summer holidays can be the perfect time to get some work experience in. Here’s how I went about it…  Doing an Arts course, you’ll be told often that it’s not enough to simply graduate with a degree alone. Work experience is increasingly important and can teach you
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I’ve completed the Cardiff Award!

Posted on 6 March 2017 by Hannah

It’s done… just over a year after starting it, I’ve completed the Cardiff Award! Scarily enough, it doesn’t seem like a year ago when I first went along to the induction, but five workshops and 270+ extra-curricular hours later… I’ve finished! The Cardiff Award is Cardiff Uni’s employability award, and it’s something I’d really suggest
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Of Work, Art, and a little Biophysics

Posted on 22 July 2014 by Elli

Once you’ve walked into the main entrance of Addenbrooke’s Hospital and to the left of the turning out of the main concourse towards “All Wards and Departments” there is a mural by Quentin Blake, the artist well known for the illustrations of Roald Dahl’s story collection and David Walliams weird books. (Roald Dahl is a particularly good
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Are you an opportunist?

Posted on 13 September 2013 by Madeleine

What are opportunities? How do you come across them and how do you make the most of them? All very important questions but unfortunately there are no simple answers. In terms of opportunities, university is like one of those Russian dolls that have several miniature versions of themselves inside them. The more opportunities you look
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