I think the scariest thing about going to uni is knowing what to do when it all inevitably comes to an end. Do you apply for postgraduate study? Graduate schemes? Get a job? It’s a tough decision but there are plenty of options out there. Here are my tips to make life after university a bit less daunting.
As a student, finding a job that fits around your schedule is important. Here are a few entrepreneurial ways earn money, without the regular commitment of a restaurant or shop job!
The Worcester Award is a student employability award that recognises extracurricular commitment, such as work experience and volunteering hours. Employers think highly of people who have the Award, making them stand out from other job candidates.
So, it’s the start of a whole new year. Maybe you’ve got some New Year’s resolutions that you strongly intend to keep this year. Or maybe you’re a bit strapped for cash after spoiling all your loved ones over the holidays!
Either way, January seems as good a time as any to look for a part-time job – we’re all students who could always do with a few extra pennies!
University. Sounds scary, doesn’t it? Sounds like responsibility that comes with a large work load. It isn’t. University is not always scary, it’s not always hectic. It can be fun, rewarding, exciting. It can offer new experiences. But when do we say enough is enough?
“You become a champion by fighting one more round. When things are tough, you fight one more round” James J. Corbett
This blog outlines the full range of employment options for graduates in the modern recruitment market; scrolling through Facebook feeds where friends are celebrating their classifications #success.
Benz and Jenny, two students from Malvern St James Girls’ school who just completed their GCSEs, did a work experience placement here, at uni. Here’s what they thought about it:
Should I stay or should I go? Many second year students face this struggle- asking themselves whether they should go on a placement year or finish the University and focus on building their career and getting a graduate job after.
There isn’t a wrong or right answer for that, but from my personal experience, I’d say: go! Here are the advantages.