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 […]

‘My Careers’

‘My Careers’

As Katie has already mentioned in her previous post the Careers Festival has been and gone. However that doesn’t mean that is the end of anything ‘career based’ on campus. There is always something on to help you in gaining experience or advice in your potential career path. The Careers Development Service is definitely something you […]

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 […]

Read EVERY line!

When a student decides to fund his educational experience, that student must be prepared to experience a certain level of delayed gratification in his or her life. That’s my testimony: I am a distant learning student who is funding my education with freelance jobs and a day job because being “in debt” is not an […]

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