Posted by on May 24, 2018 at 1:38 pm

“Not every day is the same within the Human and Health Sciences marketing office. You could find me in the office putting together social media plans for our events or putting together the content for our course specific Facebook pages.” To give our students a more true experience of what a placement year entails we got

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Posted by on March 13, 2018 at 10:59 am

“Attending the assessment centre was important for my future as it allowed me to meet potential employers…” Current students and recent grads of the University are now able to apply for the Huddersfield Employability Fund. The purpose of the fund is to provide financial aid to any student / graduate who needs it to develop

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Posted by on March 5, 2018 at 10:18 am

Alumni success story – Ruth Claire Name: Ruth Claire Company name: FootAsylum Position: Garment Assistant Technologist   Working at Footasylum, no two days are the same. It is a fast-paced environment and very dynamic in that you can find yourself multitasking and switching between roles during shifts. For example, one day, I may be doing

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Posted by on January 18, 2018 at 10:39 am

“Students are now able to apply for Sky Betting & Gaming’s graduate schemes in: Commercial, Software Academy, Operations, Finance and Data Analytics.” Current Sky Betting and Gaming Compliance Officer Hayley Doherty gives us an insight on what it’s like to work for Sky Betting and Gaming and an insight into her student experience. Alumni success

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Posted by on November 9, 2017 at 4:31 pm

“Current students & recent grads of the University are now able to apply for the Huddersfield Employability Fund.” The purpose of the fund is to provide financial aid to any student / graduate who needs it to develop their career and employability skills. Huddersfield Employability Fund – Workshop in Poland Introduce yourself- please include your name,

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Posted by on March 7, 2017 at 11:08 am

Name: Errietta Kostala Company name: FairFX Position: Software Architect What did you want to be when you grew up? I guess it was a variety of things that changed over time. I think the first thing I wanted to be was a teacher, but then it changed to a video games tester because I thought it would

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Posted by on February 15, 2017 at 10:50 am

With over 700 hours of voluntary work under her belt and a CV overflowing with experience, Clementine is ready to hit the ground running when she returns to University in September to complete her Events Management degree. Having recently secured an impressive position as a Freelance Runner with the BBC she truly is is living

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Posted by on February 7, 2017 at 10:46 am

So you’ve passed your online tests, and perhaps you’ve had an over the phone interview. The next step…an assessment centre. Turn up with a positive mind-set and be ready to get involved, preparation is key and will be the confidence boost you need before the day. Revise your employer Be ahead of the game, and

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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 24, 2017 at 9:43 am

Name: Scott Nicholl Company name: Trafigura Position: Oil and Its Derivatives Graduate What did you want to be when you grew up? Up until I was 18 I never knew what I wanted to do. I always had an interest in business, so thought I could end up being an accountant. Then after talking to my

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