Posted by on August 26, 2015 at 10:47 am

If you want to try something new at university this year then why not check out Radio Hud? Becoming part of the radio society is a rewarding and an awesome hands-on learning experience. Here are eight ways working for your University radio station can change your life forever: It develops your verbal communication skills. While playing

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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 February 10, 2015 at 12:45 pm

How long is the ideal CV? A CV should fit on 2 A4 pages, duplex printed, so only one sheet of A4 is required. What does a CV look like for a design role? Most importantly, make your CV clear and concise.  A CV for a design role should contain all the usual information such

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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 July 19, 2013 at 9:13 am

CV advice mainly focuses on what to include so to redress the balance here’s a quick list of what to avoid. Take this list with a hefty pinch of salt and remember that the ‘in general, in the UK’ rule applies. If you’re writing a CV for elsewhere in the world then customs vary so

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