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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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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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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My journey with the Iris Family: a look at Cardiff’s own LGBT+ International film festival

Posted on 31 October 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

University, alike for so many of us, was always about expanding myself. Often our first gateway to independence, our time here is shaped just as much by people and experiences, as it is by lectures and libraries. For me, one of the most positive ways to explore that sociable and creative side outside of the
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