Graduate news and career tips from our editors

How to keep uni friends when you're job hunting

The ultimate test of the resilience of your university friendships commences during the ruthless graduate job hunt. Here’s how to survive social media boast-... (view)

Posted 26 July 2017.

End-of-month dash: don't miss out on your graduate job

As the end of the month approaches, so do many application deadlines. Engineering and banking application closing dates are piling up at the moment, with... (view)

Posted 24 July 2017.

Seven things I wish I'd known as a fresher

Freshers’ week is a daunting prospect for any new student. It changes you. I entered as an innocent child and emerged a beer-chugging misanthrope. It takes a... (view)

Posted 19 July 2017.

The final countdown: graduate jobs to apply for now

Whether you’re looking for a graduate job in teaching, engineering or marketing, make sure you check out the list of roles we've listed below with deadlines... (view)

Posted 17 July 2017.

Hummus, trainers and VKs: my student life at the University of Nottingham

It’s remarkable how so many of us set off to spend the next three or four years of our life in a city and know absolutely nothing about it. Before arriving for... (view)

Posted 12 July 2017.

Final chance: send out your applications before these deadlines

There are some great job opportunities to investigate on targetjobs.co.uk and we’ve listed a selection of graduate jobs and schemes with imminent closing dates... (view)

Posted 10 July 2017.

How to budget at and after university (and avoid buttered pasta forever)

The tangible sigh of relief from my starved bank account as soon as my student finance was deposited was a regular occurrence at university. During my three... (view)

Posted 4 July 2017.

Seven tips for examination jubilation (or, how to revise)

Not knowing the best way to revise is a perennial problem for any student. It’s easy to panic when you feel overloaded; this can be dangerous when panic turns... (view)

Posted 27 June 2017.

Exeter: 12 things I learned from studying at a smaller city university

Having recently graduated from the University of Exeter, I am well aware of the pros and cons of studying at one of the smaller city universities. Here are the... (view)

Posted 22 June 2017.

Ten pros and cons I didn't know about London before university

Being at UCL for three years has opened my eyes to all the quirks of the London lifestyle. Love it or hate it, you certainly cannot deny that the city is... (view)

Posted 15 June 2017.

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