Posted by on November 29, 2016 at 9:49 am

Name:  Ruth-Louise Scholefield Company name:  IBM Position: RFS Manager (Request for Services) What did you want to be when you grew up? An astronaut or police woman. How did you know Business Management was what you wanted to study at the University of Huddersfield? Before University I spent a year working in a branch for

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Posted by on October 11, 2016 at 8:51 am

Network network network! It’s true what they say, you never know who you might meet, and it’s all about who you know. By attending #HudGJF you’re widening your network with business professionals. Maybe you have found the perfect role, mention that chat you had at Grad Jobs Fair in your application, it’s a great starting

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Posted by on March 17, 2015 at 10:55 am

The business of applying for your PhD can feel very mysterious and the process can vary widely from one institution to the next. How do you get funding? Who can fund you? Who can supervise you? What’s a proposal?! Having worked closely with a PhD candidate recently and closely observed the somewhat opaque method of

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Posted by on March 11, 2015 at 1:17 pm

Law is a very popular degree course, according to the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) there were 12,500 full time undergraduate law students in the UK in 2013/14.  Many of those who choose to study law have the ambition of becoming either a solicitor or barrister, but many do not realise just how competitive the

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Posted by on May 21, 2014 at 1:05 pm

If you are interested in becoming a teacher but do not want to work in schools then you might consider becoming a teacher in the Further Education sector, sometimes known as the Skills, or Lifelong Learning sector. Qualifications to teach in this sector are different to those for schools. The Careers and Employability Service can

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Posted by on March 13, 2014 at 9:12 am

EmployableME is an innovative and fresh approach to Careers and Employability at the University of Huddersfield, THE University of the Year. EmployableME is all about being reflective – this means knowing what you’ve achieved whilst at The University of Huddersfield. That should be simple, right? You know the title of your course so you if anyone

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Posted by on November 26, 2013 at 11:31 am

‘Changing careers is the most common reason for choosing post graduate study’. You’ll see this quote often throughout booklets, leaflets and websites about post graduate study. And it is generally held to be true especially if you allow it to cover courses linked to teaching and law, although other sensible reasons to study beyond your

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Posted by on June 26, 2013 at 3:45 pm

If you are thinking about applying for a teacher training course to begin training in Autumn 2014 there are some facts you should be aware of and some action you can be taking right now. (Information correct as of 25/10/2103 and applies to training in England – there are slight variations for Scotland, Wales and

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Posted by on November 16, 2012 at 10:51 am

There are some great reasons to keep on studying.  There are also some not so great ones. Let’s smash some myths and tell some truths. Here are some of the reasons students give us when they come to talk to us about post graduate study. 1.    ‘Getting a masters will automatically make me more employable

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Posted by on October 19, 2012 at 10:27 am

  So you think you want to be a teacher? Application to postgraduate teacher training can be a confusing and complicated business.  You need to know what you’re doing. The Careers Service can help you to look at your training options and decide which route is best for you. But first, consider this.  Do you really want to teach?  Or is it that

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