Careers & Employability

A recent success for a Cardiff graduate highlights the benefits of collaborative working between higher education and industry

Posted on 30 April 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

Roula Khir Allah, a recent graduate of LLM International Commercial Law, had become become disheartened by being unsuccessful despite applying for many Paralegal opportunities. She was on the verge of giving up. She met with her Careers Adviser, Helen McNally, who gave her guidance on improving her CV and cover letter and suggested that she
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4 Steps for keeping active and positive in self-isolation

Posted on 17 April 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

Careers & Employability Intern Chloe shares her tips to help you stay motivated at this tricky time… Keep to a routine In my opinion, the most crucial thing to maintain during isolation is your routine. When everything around us is so disrupted and uncertain having set aims for your day is the first step in
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4 Cam i gadw’n heini a phositif wrth ymneilltuo

Posted on 17 April 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

Pwysigrwydd cadw trefn Yn fy marn i, y peth pwysicaf yw cadw at drefn wrth ymneilltuo. Pan mae popeth o’n hamgylch mor ddryslyd ac ansicr y cam cyntaf i gynnal eich iechyd meddwl a chorfforol yw gosod nodau ar gyfer eich diwrnod. Bydd gwybod yr hyn rydych am ei gyflawni yn eich diwrnod yn eich
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Meet Bethany Lane: Highly Commended Cardiff Award student

Posted on 8 April 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

What motivated you to join the Cardiff Award? I had heard a lot about the Cardiff Award, and I seemed to already be doing many things that could contribute towards it, such as being a Student Mentor. I thought that it was worth going the extra mile and working towards it, as I thought that
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Meet Violina Sarma, winner of the Cardiff Award Above and Beyond Award 2019/20

Posted on 3 April 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

What motivated you to join the Cardiff Award? The idea of being recognized for all my extra-curricular activities encouraged me to join the Cardiff Award. I set out to enhance my employability skills, along with gaining hands-on experiences. I was able to achieve much more than my initial goals. My first activity for this award
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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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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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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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