Tag Archives: careers

Thinking About Careers

What do you want to be when you graduate? Student blogger Louis takes a look at what’s on offer…

Work Experience

Even before I applied to study Politics at Newcastle I went out and got some work experience with my local (then prospective) MP back at home in London.  It’s easy to approach your MP through the House of Commons. I just wrote a letter. Even though this work was unpaid, it helped with my CV,
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How to make the most of the summer holiday

Okay, it’s getting hot in here. Even up north in Newcastle.  And no, it doesn’t just have to do with the fact that Nelly is coming to the Toon.   Nope. Summer has arrived, ya’ll. Hopefully, you’ve nailed your exams and you are currently laying on a golden sand beach, catching sun rays and enjoying
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How to get into student media: part II

If you missed part I of this post, which was about student journalism, you can find it here. Breaking into any creative industry is no easy feat, but to land a job in TV you need lots of enthusiasm, creativity and — somewhat unsurprisingly — work experience. It takes hard graft to get into TV,
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Newcastle Uni: Why I Chose To Study Here

If you’re thinking of choosing to study here but you’re in need of a little more guidance, here are my top 5 things that influenced my decision to make Newcastle University my firm choice. League Table Rankings Apart from being one of 24 Russell Group universities, Newcastle University ranks 8th in the UK as one
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Pros of Having a Part-time Job

Living the student life can be a costly business. Here’s why having a part-time job is a great idea.

Making the most of first year

Cassandra’s advice for first years: boost your CV with work experience and volunteer schemes.

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