Posted by on May 19, 2017 at 2:06 pm

  “How do I get myself a graduate job?” This is a question we frequently get asked within the career service, and one that can often be difficult to answer. A common goal for almost all students is to get themselves a graduate job at the end of their course, but the harsh reality is

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Posted by on January 31, 2017 at 9:37 am

Local family run business, Huddersfield Central Lodge Hotel have recently offered a number of international students fantastic work experience opportunities to flourish not only in their field of work, but on a personal level too. Students’ hardworking and compassionate attitude has not gone unnoticed and is highly regarded by the owners of the hotel. Students have shared

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Posted by on January 23, 2017 at 9:36 am

Getting over your fears about approaching Careers “The Wall is a colossal fortification which stretches for 100 leagues (300 miles) along the northern border of the Seven Kingdoms, defending the realm from the wildlings who live beyond.” So you are a student, you want to come and ask the Careers and Employability for advice, but

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Posted by on January 19, 2017 at 12:01 pm

“I opened up my options and looked at graduate roles” Company Development Programme: Graduate Scheme, FutureLeader – Operations What did you want to be when you grew up? It changed every week, but I definitely didn’t think about working in insurance! What made you decide to study Criminology at the University of Huddersfield? When choosing

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Posted by on January 17, 2017 at 12:05 pm

Name: Marcello Fabiano Company Name: Social Chain / SPORF Position: Head of Sport & SPORF What was your first job? Worked in my parent’s business (restaurant) but then ended up working for a tech start-up in Sydney, Australia straight out of University. What did you want to be when you grew up? Footballer, own a

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Posted by on November 17, 2016 at 11:00 am

Did you know:  – 82.4% of graduates being scammed believe they are not being targeted – Of those targetted, 46.7% suffered financial loss of up to £2,600 – 71.5% of job hunters think scammers target those looking for their first job – 1 out of 3 students feel vulnerable when job hunting – 41.9% of these

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Posted by on September 19, 2016 at 8:59 am

It’s freshers’ week and we know what it’s like, you’re probably just finding your feet, meeting new people and being bombarded with flyers, freebies and food! You’re undoubtedly not getting too het up about deciding what career path is for you at the end of your course, but how many jaeger bombs you can fit

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Posted by on July 14, 2016 at 10:23 am

Recently graduated with a creative degree or about to embark on your final year? This post is for you! Pip Jamieson, founder of The Dots  gives her expert advice on getting your foot on the ladder of a creative career. Don’t forget recent graduates of the university are able to sign up to our Graduate

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Posted by on July 12, 2016 at 3:11 pm

  Carol Vorderman, David Dimbleby, Lewis Carrol, Michael Morpurgo, Hugh Laurie ….what do they have in common? Right, they all gained third class degrees at University. Poor results can be devastating, especially if they were unexpected. But a third absolutely doesn’t mean the end of the road for your career plans. Far from it –

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Posted by on July 8, 2016 at 11:08 am

It is graduation! It is the moment that you have been working towards, and it is a very exciting time for everyone. For a lot of people this is the start of a new adventure, however if you are feeling a bit daunted about the prospect of hunting for graduate jobs, then don’t worry –

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