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 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 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 January 19, 2015 at 4:50 pm

This is my journey through becoming a Graduate Intern at the University of Huddersfield for the Careers and Employability Services. I never really put much thought on what I wanted to do after my degree. I presume most students rarely give it much thought, because we are too occupied with our studies. Being a student you just

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Posted by on October 13, 2014 at 3:12 pm

It is common for the average student to deem their careers service as an insignificant part of their university experience. Alongside being occupied with lectures, nights out and societal activities, the careers service is often bypassed without a second thought. Getting a job can be dealt with later, right? This blog post aims to encourage like-minded

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Posted by on April 15, 2014 at 9:50 am

It’s nearly Summer, so almost time for that well deserved holiday ….. ….. and summer also means that it’s time for another wave of Careers Fairs and Recruitment events. You can see a list here at Prospects. If you’re in your final year at University then exams and final year projects will probably be the most important

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Posted by on October 22, 2013 at 8:54 am

It’s almost here again – our annual Grad Jobs Fair at The University of Huddersfield! There’s a lot of advice based on what employers want from students. In fact if you read company websites (you can see who is attending here) and look at graduate recruitment directories such as Prospects, you can very swiftly uncover

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Posted by on November 1, 2012 at 4:08 pm

If you’re planning to attend our Graduate Jobs Fair on  29th October 2013 (and really, if you’re interested enough to be reading this blog post, you should be !) it’s worth thinking about a few potential pit falls that can be easily avoided.   Here is our list of Huddersfield Horrors that you need to shun

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Posted by on October 30, 2012 at 3:34 pm

Don’t you just love it when you come up with the idea of throwing a surprise party for your bff or planning a party with your friends?  At first, is that great feeling of excitement that you are going to be putting it all together, all your friends are going to be there, your bff knows nothing

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We’ve been busy planning our Graduate Jobs Fair here at The University of Huddersfield. On the 29th October 2013 we’ll have employers coming onto our campus with job vacancies, many of which have already announced their closing dates so it’s a chance for you to get ahead of the game by applying early. If you’re planning

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