A student’s guide to settling in a student house

Danny is a second-year undergraduate at Nottingham Trent University. Here are his tips on finding and settling in a student house. Most people live in university halls in their first year, and then move into a house with their group of friends. It sounds like a simple process, however, navigating the sticky mess of admin…

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It’s not you, it’s me…

At Step, we have a regular spot on our website asking visitors for their insight into student and graduate behaviours. At the beginning of this summer, just as the new cohort of graduates were entering the jobs market, we asked visitors how long they expected to stay in their first graduate role. And the results,…

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Students and Graduates: Be proud of your work experience

Over the years I have spoken with thousands of students and graduates about employment, and found that a surprising number have deliberately left pieces of non-vocational work off their CVs and Step profiles. This ranges from one who worked in a fast-food restaurant while studying and felt it would be looked down on by graduate…

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5 ways to top-up your learning for free!

Whether you’re still studying, newly graduated or well into your career there are many times when you might feel like you want to top up your learning. Some in-person and online courses can set you back well into £1000s which is a huge commitment. However, there are many great free options out there that can…

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Work Experience – A year 10 student’s account

Manaal is a year 10 student that recently completed her work experience here at Step. In this blog, she talks about how she views work experience and how her experience was. Work experience is significant because it helps you gain a lot of exposure in many fields of work which could help you pick future…

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