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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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Making the most of your summer

You have survived the exam period. Congratulations. Breathe out. De-stress. Reward yourself. But as much as the freedom from lectures, essays and Robbo is overwhelming and exciting, make this summer count. You can enhance your CV, get hands-on experience and still have time to watch the new season of Game of Thrones (it was released on
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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 III

In my previous posts, I told you how getting involved in a student newspaper or television station can help you land a job in the creative industry. Now it’s time to talk about student radio and how it can help kickstart your radio career. The radio industry is now as demanding as ever. That means,
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Getting involved outside uni

Being a student at Newcastle is about more than just selling your soul to The Robbo

How to get into student media: part I

The glamorous world of journalism: exclusive interviews, flashing cameras and the thrill of getting published. But how to get there and where to start? Whether you aspire to be a professional reporter or just enjoy scribbling in your spare time, university is the best place to begin your career. There are plenty of opportunities to
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