Careers

What can you do with a history degree?

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Thu, 09/22/2022 - 17:28

What can you do with a history degree? 

Students who complete a history degree gain skills in analysing events that have passed but also the ability to use this information for the future of society. These problem-solving skills are transferable across several industries that focus on current societies, especially in business, politics and academics. 

What can you do with an English literature degree?

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Thu, 09/22/2022 - 13:14

What can you do with an English literature degree? 

A degree in English literature provides graduates with many transferable skills including communication, the ability to work analytically and complete research, and the skills to work independently. Although teaching is one of the most popular career routes with an English degree, there are actually many possibilities for work. 

Academy Awards nominations 2022: Where did the Oscar nominees go to university?

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Mon, 03/21/2022 - 13:26

This year marks the 94th anniversary of the Oscars, and we’ve taken a look at where the 2022 nominees went to university to prep themselves for a career in the film industry.

Although some of the talent did not attend university, choosing instead to dive straight into work, there are 130 universities, theatre schools and specialist schools from all over the world on this year’s list.

Unsurprisingly, universities and colleges in North America and the UK are well represented, but universities in Japan, Denmark, Poland, India and New Zealand also feature. 

Supporting young people as they explore the right career path

Submitted by ashton.wenborn on Wed, 07/21/2021 - 11:35

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For school leavers, choosing the next step has always been a daunting task. But in an era of increased uncertainty, getting the right advice about finding a career path feels especially important.

A year in London: what happens during a careers seminar

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Wed, 05/09/2018 - 11:59

Since the end of April, I have finished all my assessments for the year. What freedom, what joy. Added to the recent warm weather in London, life is pretty good right now.

However, the anxiety of job hunting is still nagging me.

I recently attended my first careers seminar. It was fairly small forum, with around 15 companies. Armed with a CV completed just days before, I strolled into the event venue. Clad in black and hair tied back, I did my best to look professional and put together. 

London Venture Crawl: encouraging entrepreneurship in students

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Mon, 03/26/2018 - 16:15

The London Venture Crawl, held in March 2018, took 200 students from nine London universities to visit a number of businesses and entrepreneurial ventures to learn about what it takes to start a business.

Students came from a number of disciplines and the following universities:

Student Experience Survey 2018: best UK universities for industry connections

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Thu, 03/22/2018 - 11:38

View the overall results of the 2018 Student Experience Survey

Many students heading off to university want to be sure that their institution has good connections with industry. Opportunities to secure work placements, and to learn from the expertise of practising professionals in the “real world”, can be invaluable additions to the academic side of a student’s time in higher education.

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Universities launch drive to support refugees around the world

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Fri, 02/02/2018 - 15:03

Passport in hand, in awe of the towering buildings surrounding me, I joined the queue of De Montfort University students awaiting the main event of our trip to New York – a summit led by DMU to launch a new drive to support refugees around the world.