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 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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Posted by on April 9, 2015 at 1:48 pm

When I speak to students about putting together a creative CV, the first thing that they tend to ask me is, ‘What does one look like?’ Ah, well that is the question, creative CVs can range from something like this, to this, to this … in other words, there is no standard format for a

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Posted by on January 21, 2015 at 2:30 pm

Imagine if there was a way of making your application form look twice as good as those of other applicants ….would you use it? Of course! Now consider this: most employers receive and view CVs electronically. Smart students are now using that knowledge to create interactive documents and to embed links, additional information and even

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Posted by on January 8, 2015 at 2:26 pm

Your CV and accompanying application is the first stage of the recruitment process for the Graduate Programme, so it is vital that you spend time on your CV to make a good first impression….

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Posted by on November 3, 2014 at 11:09 am

We make our lives look deeper, richer, more atmospheric every day. Whether it’s the click of an Instagram filter, the edit of a Facebook status or the clever lighting of a YouTube video, we’re becoming adept at giving ourselves a swift buff up of Hollywood gloss. So why do we think a jumble of black

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Posted by on August 28, 2014 at 3:16 pm

Within the realm of careers guidance and information we often focus on content to a microscopic degree, especially when reviewing CVs and application forms where one or two words can be changed to enhance the prospects of success. Those letters or emails, that are sent alongside CVs, are also subject to our scrutiny as they

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Posted by on October 31, 2013 at 8:18 am

The nights are getting longer, day light is fading and what’s this? An ancient manuscript revealing dark deeds within? The words alone are enough to send shivers up the spine ….yes, it’s a badly written CV!! Here’s a thought for Halloween …..   who knows what became of that CV you emailed two years ago to

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Posted by on October 23, 2013 at 11:50 am

Less than a week to go before our Grad Jobs Fair – and hopefully if you’re planning to attend you’ll already be doing your research! Many companies have told us in advance that they’re happy to take CVs from you on the day. The list below is correct on the day that this blog was

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Posted by on September 27, 2013 at 7:28 am

I couldn’t drive for a long time. I didn’t learn at 17 like all my peers, after which I took myself off to university and ultimately missed my window of opportunity to start learning again until my late twenties. Now, this was a long and drawn out process. I had about 10 instructors, thousands of

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