69% of students and graduates responding to a recent survey have had their internship or placement cancelled due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

In March 2020, the ISE carried out a survey of graduate employers to understand how the developing pandemic situation might affect graduate level recruitment.  The survey was carried out in the week before lockdown started and it’s fair to say no one could have predicted what a massive effect the coronavirus would have on the way…

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10 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Deciding To Study Abroad – GUEST BLOG

10 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Deciding To Study Abroad Studying abroad is an exciting way to add to your educational experience, but like everything else in life, you’ve got to prepare yourself for it. It’s an eye-opening and life-changing venture that lets you gain a lot of worldly experience, but it may take you…

Anita Sambol

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Virtual Internships – Are they worth it?

Last week I read a news article about virtual internships and did some research around the subject to investigate if they are worthwhile. Virtual internships are relatively new and are becoming increasingly popular. They essentially allow you to get the valuable experience from an internship, from the comfort of your own home! Sounds great right?…

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How to Ace Your Applications – An Insight from a Year in Recruitment

During my sandwich placement with Step Recruitment, I have learnt about the different recruitment processes and how a candidate can ace their application. Guilty as charged – I often made the same mistakes I have seen throughout my sandwich placement. Below are a range of insights and tips I have picked up along the way:…

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Creating The Right Study Environment In Your Home – GUEST BLOG

Your learning environment can have a massive impact on your overall academic success. Research has found that many factors affect learning ability, including light, sound, comfort, and even colour. You must consider these factors carefully and create a productive study space that will maximise your learning potential. To help you achieve academic success, here are…

Ruby Clarkson

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Getting A Job In The Big City With A Creative Degree – GUEST BLOG

It is an exciting time to be starting a creative career – the creative industries in the UK are booming. According to the government’s 2018 employment statistics, the creative industries added new job postings at twice the rate of other industries. The UK’s major cities all have thriving creative scenes filled with many opportunities. This…

Ruby Clarkson

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Why Leadership is important to us all – GUEST BLOG

Why Leadership is important to us all It is easy to dismiss Leadership Skills as “something I need to learn later on when the need comes up.“ For someone starting in a smaller pond, working with fewer people in a small business or a new graduate starting their career, it may make sense to set…

Darren Smith

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Tips for International Students

Tips for International Students from an International Graduate! You have been accepted to a university in the UK, your visa has been granted and you are ready to start your student life in the UK. Now what? Planning is always a good start to settling in and to get the best out of university life.…

Alisha

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