What to do this summer if you don’t have anything lined up

Fatima Malik, one of our Communication and Engagement Assistants, has given good advice about what to do in summer if you currently have nothing planned. It is important to rest but there are also things that you can do to build you self development and employability. As we welcome the warmth of spring and verge… More What to do this summer if you don’t have anything lined up

Huawei UK Seeds for the Future programme | Exciting scholarship opportunity for STEM students

Are you a STEM undergraduate student looking for a chance to learn from one of the world’s leading telecoms companies? Are you excited by technical problems because you see them as opportunities to grow as a person? Are you fascinated by the rise of Asia and ever wondered how to get practical experience learning from… More Huawei UK Seeds for the Future programme | Exciting scholarship opportunity for STEM students

Structural inequality | A barrier that many face

Structural inequality is a barrier that many people, particularly individuals from underrepresented backgrounds, are faced with. It is important to acknowledge these barriers as sadly, the playing field is not equal and many institutions use this to prevent others from succeeding. What is structural inequality? It is a system that creates conditions where one category… More Structural inequality | A barrier that many face

Lack of diversity in the creative industry | What Romany, founder of Rare Select Models, is doing to be a champion of change

The creative industry. An industry that is full of talent, inspiration and design. You would think that an industry full of endless influences would have a diverse range of employees but unfortunately this isn’t the case.  Only 11.4% of industry jobs are filled with black, Asian and ethnic minority individuals where 11.5% of creative directors… More Lack of diversity in the creative industry | What Romany, founder of Rare Select Models, is doing to be a champion of change

Global Placement Stories | William O’Brien at Lloyds Banking Group

William O’Brien is a Chemistry student who completed their placement at Lloyds Banking Group. Read more to find out his top tips when applying for placements and why you should try to get industry experience. Tips for the application process  This really became my life. Any spare time around my studies I was on LinkedIn,… More Global Placement Stories | William O’Brien at Lloyds Banking Group

Networking as a minority

Fatima Malik, one of our Communication and Engagement Assistants, has written a post about how to network as a minority. It can often be scary and overwhelming but the key thing to do is to start! Continue reading to see what Fatima’s top tips are when trying to network. Networking comes easily to some and… More Networking as a minority

LinkedIn Learning Courses | Make the most out of your free access

A great way to boost your employability and have an impressive LinkedIn profile is to complete some LinkedIn Learning courses. You have free access to thousands of high quality, current and engaging video tutorials to support your career needs. Are you aspiring to be in a management position? It would be beneficial to take courses… More LinkedIn Learning Courses | Make the most out of your free access

International Women’s Day #BreakTheBias

  Happy International Women’s Day! This year’s theme is #BreakTheBias. Now, it is normal to have biases towards people, it is part of human nature. Our collective biases are often present in the systems and cultures that contribute to gender inequalities. Rachel Thomas, co-founder and CEO of LeanIn.org and OptionB.org stated that “Gender bias and… More International Women’s Day #BreakTheBias