Jobs and work experience

Job Hunting

Posted on 22 May 2018 by Hope

I am currently job hunting, however it is ridiculously hard to balance this with final year exam revision. I obviously want to dedicate the majority of my time to my University work, so that I can get the best mark that I’m capable of…but I am also so very aware of my dwindling student loan,
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7 Ways To Spend Your Uni Holidays

Posted on 3 April 2018 by Ellie Ball

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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Applying for a PhD – Part 2

Posted on 22 March 2018 by Hope

Hey guys! Sorry I haven’t posted anything for a while, I’ve been a little stressed with exams, then post grad plans, and now my Final Year Project write-up. Last time I wrote about how you totally can apply for a PhD, even if you are feeling a little doubtful. This time I want to cover
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Summer Plans

Posted on 17 March 2018 by Ellie Ball

  One week till Easter? ALREADY? With that in mind, I think it’s best to start sorting out my plans for the upcoming summer! Seeing as uni summer holidays are between 4-5 months long (£9,000 a year for what you say??), this is definitely a time to use effectively. Many people opt to undertake internships
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My summer internship

Posted on 21 July 2017 by Johanna

The CUSEIP (Cardiff University Education Innovation Project) scheme is a new project similar to the CUROP (Cardiff Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme) scheme where students intern with lecturers on a chosen project for a few weeks over the summer. The idea is to get students and lecturers working together in a partnership and to contribute some
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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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Exams? Completed them mate.

Posted on 1 June 2017 by Johanna

For some reason exams this year turned out to be more stressful than last year’s exams, even though I am now far better at dealing with exam stress than I was in first year. My first exam wasn’t particularly difficult, but as it was a cross semester module there was a fair amount of info
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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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