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What The Apprentice can teach us about getting a graduate job

The BBC show not only entertains, but also offers some useful careers advice… about what not to do. Watching The Apprentice is like observing a 12-week panel... (view)

Posted 10 December 2019.

Nine things to do at uni that aren't your degree

Doing your degree work may be the core of your time at university, but what about the rest of your time? Whether it's picking up CV points, learning important... (view)

Posted 24 October 2019.

Five things I wish I could tell my first-year self

Now that I've finished two degrees and four years of university, it's easier to see with hindsight the misconceptions I had about life at university and judge... (view)

Posted 14 October 2019.

My experience of mental health at university and in the workplace

We spoke to graduate Constantinos Kyriacou about his struggles with mental health at university and work. Constantinos was diagnosed with depression and... (view)

Posted 3 October 2019.

Career dos and don'ts: Friends edition

So no one told you life was gonna be this way? Your job’s a joke, you’re broke and your love life’s D.O.A. But Friends is there for you – not just to make you... (view)

Posted 1 October 2019.

Loving the spaceship and hating Marmite: what I discovered at the University of York

During my time at the University of York, I felt like part of both the campus and the city community, but the aggressive geese showed me that students don’t... (view)

Posted 25 September 2019.

Ten skills we can learn from The Great British Bake Off

It’s that time of year again: The Great British Bake Off has returned for its tenth season and once more everybody is a bit too emotionally invested in a... (view)

Posted 20 September 2019.

Brunch, quirks and Harry Potter: an insider's view of Durham University

Every university comes with a hoard of stereotypes, and Durham University is no exception. Quizzes and blogs mainly associate it with being posh, full of so-... (view)

Posted 18 September 2019.

How to create the perfect playlist for your commute to your interview

Travelling to your interview can be as big (and nerve-racking) an undertaking as the interview itself. Stressing about how early you should turn up to your... (view)

Posted 9 September 2019.

Ten people you'll recognise from university halls

It’s safe to say that everyone meets a selection of weird and wonderful people while at university. There will be friends for life, but at the same time there’... (view)

Posted 3 September 2019.