Graduate Gateway

During the last week of term I attended a Careers Development talk regarding the Graduate Gateway scheme University of Leicester offers. This is a programme of paid fixed-term and permanent graduate jobs in a variety of areas, usually in SMEs and also in different departments within the University.   This programme is exclusive to University […]

Studying and Working Part-time

From the age of 17 I have always had a part time job, balancing this with my studies and extra activities became normal for me. Working part time has taught me lot about organisational skills. The Student Union provide many opportunities to work as a Student Staff in Starbucks, The Union Diner, O2 academy and […]

Benefits of Volunteering

I have been on my summer holidays since the end of May (and I’m loving it!) as I have had such a long time off I set a plan to build my experience and skills through volunteering opportunities. University of Leicester offers a variety of volunteering opportunities, which overall allows you to gain experience in […]

Bonjour France!

This week, I’ve jetted off to the South-West of France to visit my parents briefly. Don’t get too jealous, it’s very grey – I didn’t even get to view the solar eclipse. Anyway, it’s quite refreshing to be out of an educational environment and relax in a peaceful home where there are no students quietly […]

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