Careers Advice

Making yourself employable: top tips from a Postgraduate student

Posted on 20 March 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

University students face a constant pressure to be more than their degree. Achieving good grades is important, but students must also take steps towards increasing their employability. This prepares us for life after graduation, when we will compete with our peers in crowded job markets – many of them will have the same qualifications that
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Gwneud eich hun yn gyflogadwy: awgrymiadau defnyddiol gan fyfyriwr ôl-raddedig

Posted on 20 March 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

Mae pwysau cyson ar fyfyrwyr prifysgol i fod yn fwy na’u gradd. Mae ennill graddau da yn bwysig, ond mae’n rhaid i fyfyrwyr hefyd gymryd camau tuag at wella eu cyflogadwyedd. Mae hyn yn ein paratoi ni at fywyd ar ôl graddio, pan fyddwn yn cystadlu â’n cymheiriaid mewn marchnadoedd swyddi gorlawn – bydd gan
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Lily Ginns at work

Gaining experience on-campus with an internship

Posted on 6 December 2019 by Your Student Life, Supported

Lily tells us about her on-campus internship with the Centre for Education Support and Innovation and how it’s helped boost her employability. What does your placement involve? My placement involves assisting with the evaluation of National Student Survey (NSS) data and evaluating Student Champions teams, including helping structure their work for the next academic year,
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Lily Ginns at work

Ennill profiad gyda interniaeth ar y campws

Posted on 6 December 2019 by Your Student Life, Supported

Mae Lily yn dweud wrthym am ei hinterniaeth ar y campws gyda’r ganolfan cynnal addysg a’r arloesedd a sut mae’n helpu i roi hwb i’w chyflogadwyedd. Beth oeddech chi’n ei wneud ar leoliad? Mae fy lleoliad yn cynnwys helpu i werthuso data’r Arolwg Cenedlaethol o fyfyrwyr a gwerthuso timau Hyrwyddwyr myfyrwyr, gan gynnwys helpu i
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“Y Prosiect Profiad yn y Dosbarth wedi profi i mi fy mod i wrth fy modd yn gweithio gyda phlant ac rydw i eisiau parhau i wneud hynny”

Posted on 6 December 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Bu Zoe, myfyriwr Hanes a’i bryd ar fod yn athro, yn gwneud profiad gwaith yn Ysgol Gynradd Adamsdown yng Nghaerdydd yn cefnogi athrawon a phlant yn y dosbarth. Roeddwn i eisiau cael mwy o brofiad yn gweithio gyda phlant tra yn y brifysgol, felly gwnes i gais am le ar y Prosiect Profiad yn y
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“The Classroom Experience Project has given me a sure idea that I love working with kids and want to continue doing so.”

Posted on 6 December 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Zoe, a History student and aspiring teacher, took part in work experience at Adamsdown Primary School in Cardiff where she supported teachers and children in class. I wanted to gain more experience working with children whilst at university, so I applied to the Classroom Experience Project. I found out about the project through my Careers
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Fy mhrofiad i yn y Wobrwyo Myfyriwr Israddedig y Flwyddyn Target Jobs – Alice

Posted on 5 December 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Shwmae, Alice ydw i a dwi’n dod o Rydychen. Ar hyn o bryd, rwy’n fyfyriwr Gwyddorau Dynol a Chymdeithasol yn fy nhrydedd flwyddyn. Yn gynharach eleni roeddwn yn rownd derfynol Gwobr ‘Gweithredu Cymdeithasol Effeithiol’ yn y Wobrwyo Myfyriwr Israddedig y Flwyddyn Target Jobs. Dwi wrth fy modd bod fy ngradd yn addysgu pethau ymarferol am
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My experience at the Target Jobs Undergraduate of the Year Awards – Alice

Posted on 5 December 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Hello, I’m Alice and I’m from Oxford. I am currently a third year student studying Human and Social Sciences and earlier this year I was an ‘Impactful Social Action’ Award finalist at the Target Jobs Undergraduate of the Year Awards. I love the fact that my degree teaches me practical things about the world around
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Job hunting as an International Student

Posted on 13 November 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

It’s tough being an international student. Moving to Cardiff from Jakarta, my hometown, was no doubt the scariest thing I’ve ever done, as I had to adjust to an unfamiliar place where I knew absolutely no one and had no idea about the culture. Navigating university life as an international student is difficult enough, but
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Chwilio am swyddi fel Myfyriwr Rhyngwladol

Posted on 13 November 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Mae bod yn fyfyriwr rhyngwladol yn anodd. Heb os, symud i Gaerdydd o Jakarta – y man lle cefais fy magu – oedd y profiad a gododd y mwyaf o fraw arnaf erioed, gan y bu’n rhaid i mi addasu i rywle anghyfarwydd lle nad oeddwn yn adnabod unrhyw un nac yn gwybod unrhyw beth
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Teacher in classroom

Ydych chi’n ystyried gyrfa ym myd addysg?

Posted on 1 November 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Cwblhaodd Elena Hajilambini – sy’n astudio am radd BA Cerddoriaeth – brofiad gwaith y flwyddyn academaidd ddiwethaf fel rhan o Brosiect Profiad yn y Dosbarth. Aeth hi i adran gerdd Ysgol Gyfun Radur. Mae hi’n rhoi gwybod i ni am ei phrofiad yma: Fy mhrofiad Ers blynyddoedd, rydw i wedi gwybod mai athrawes rydw i
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Teacher in classroom

Are you considering a career in teaching?

Posted on 31 October 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Elena Hajilambi, who studies BA Music, completed work experience last year as part of the Classroom Experience Project. She went to Radyr Comprehensive’s Music department. Here she tells us about her experience. My experience I’ve known for years that I wanted to become a teacher in the future but wasn’t aware that in order to
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Iris Prize poster

Fy nhaith gyda theulu Iris a chipolwg ar Ŵyl Ffilmiau Rhyngwladol LGBT+ Caerdydd

Posted on 31 October 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Roedd y brifysgol o hyd yn golygu ehangu fy ngorwelion, sy’n brofiad tebyg i gymaint ohonom. Yn aml, dyma ein cam cyntaf ar lwybr annibyniaeth, ac mae ein hamser yma wedi’i lunio gan bobl a phrofiadau yn llawn cymaint â darlithoedd a llyfrgelloedd. I mi, un o’r ffyrdd mwyaf cadarnhaol o archwilio’r ochr gymdeithasol a
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The summer I met Boris

Posted on 24 October 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Challenging my mind set I, like many others, thought that the Civil Service Fast Stream wasn’t meant for people like me. I wasn’t male, I didn’t go to Oxbridge and I hadn’t studied PPE. The Bridge Report, published in 2016, found that the Fast Stream intake was still less socially diverse than Oxford and mentally,
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Yr haf y cwrddais i â Boris

Posted on 23 October 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Herio fy meddylfryd Roeddwn i, fel llawer o bobl eraill, yn credu nad oedd Llwybr Carlam y Gwasanaeth Sifil ar gyfer pobl fel fi. Dydw i ddim yn ddyn, es i ddim i Rydychen neu Gaergrawnt, a doeddwn i heb astudio PPE. Canfu Adroddiad Bridge, a gyhoeddwyd yn 2016, fod y rhai sy’n cael lle
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How We Got a Job at Escentual (And What It’s Like to Work Here!)

Posted on 19 October 2018 by Your Student Life, Supported

When the worlds of technology, supply chain, design and editorial collide, you get a really diverse mix of people and a wide range of talents working under one roof. That’s exactly what makes Escentual so brilliant. Our multi-skilled team is hardworking, collaborative and innovative – and it just so happens to be behind one of
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Sut y Cawsom Swydd yn Escentual (A Sut Brofiad Yw Gweithio Yma!)

Posted on 19 October 2018 by Your Student Life Supported

Pan mae meysydd technoleg, cadwyni cyflenwi, dylunio a golygu yn gwrthdaro, cewch gymysgedd amrywiol iawn o bobl ac amrywiaeth eang o dalentau’n gweithio dan un to. Dynna’n union beth sy’n gwneud Escentual mor wych. Mae ein tîm aml-dalentog yn weithgar, yn gydweithredol ac yn arloesol – ac mae’n digwydd bod yn gyfrifol am un o
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