Where do I go next? What does the future have in store for me? What career will I have for the rest of my life? These are just an array of questions I ask myself from time to time, and now with the second year of my degree in full swing, alarm bells have started ringing as these questions need to be answered.
This September, over 500,000 graduates will enter the UK employment market. It's a staggering figure. And with competition for positions at the country's top firms so fierce, it has never been more important for candidates to think about how they can make their CV stand out from the rest...
For the first two years of university I worked in a family run jewellers six days a week in my small hometown. It was great, my bosses were kind, and I earned lots of money which allowed me to do many things I otherwise couldn't have the following semester. But in the summer of third year I was faced with different prospects...
The international students in the UK provide British universities with so much money, it would really not be detrimental to us in any significant way for them to work part-time or find graduate jobs after studying. Many of us Brits love to travel, study abroad, work abroad, and retire abroad. We need to be more open to those who wish to do the same in the UK.
UK emigration rates have been dropping steadily since 2010 according to Migration Observatory. While hundreds travel to make
Dating is a complicated and convoluted game, and not one I particularly understand. Given my inherit lack of patience and
Working from home is pretty blissful in most respects, I'm lucky enough to have a space which I have been given free reign (by my incredibly supportive parents) to make my own.
Asexuality: When Somebody Described Sexual Attraction to Me, I Couldn't Believe That Was a Real Thing!
Sarah* is a 22-year-old recent graduate from the Midlands. She is part of the 1% of British public that identify themselves as asexual...
"If Joe has a first, but did nothing with his spare time, and Matt has a 2.1, but did loads of extra-curricular stuff, employers are gonna go with Matt." He spoke with so much certainty that it indoctrinated me into that mindset. I'm now in Matt's position... 80 job applications later, and it seems Joe's been chosen over me every time.
That time of year has come around again when our Facebook pages and Twitter feeds are full of happy students, graduating