A Theme of Cultural Interaction and Life-Long Learning Through Volunteering

Psychological research has identified volunteering as a beneficial medium in social inclusion aiding in combating isolation and helping community integration. Furthermore, volunteering can help gain vital employability skills that facilitate personal and professional development. Mental well-being and mental acuity. Both…

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The Creativity of Your Fellow Students Knows No Bounds

The Career Development Centre is proud to present our brand new Volunteering Stories 2015/2016. Stories of students just like you who, through volunteering, have made significant contributions not only to their own development but also for the benefit of society…

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Seven Best Questions to Ask in Your Interview

Contributed by Catherine Moolenschot at Inspiring Interns At Inspiring interns we’re constantly asking graduates and businesses questions to make sure we can match them perfectly. In an interview for a graduate job it is important to remember that asking the…

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Psychometric Tests – Top tips!

So you have been invited for a recruitment day for a job and as part of the assessment process you are required to take a psychometric test. Unsure of what it’s all about? Want to know how you can best…

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5 reasons you should do an internship before you graduate

Guest Blog contributed by Seb Atkinson  It’s no longer enough to spend three wallet-emptying years at university and emerge clutching your hard-earned degree thinking you’re going to walk into your highly-paid dream job. There just aren’t enough jobs to go…

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Spotlight On: Being a Commercial Director

Guest Blog by Dan Yeo, Media & Online Relations Manager, on behalf of Turtle Mat  Susan Leaver is the Commercial Director at Turtle Mat with a focus on sales, marketing and product development. Initially training in fashion design at Epsom…

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Assessment Centre Do’s and Don’ts

Gone are the days where graduates only have to attend an interview when applying for a graduate job. As the market has become more competitive, so have the recruitment and interview processes. The result is that increasingly graduates are required…

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Alumni Thursdays Week 4: Sian Williams (MSc Psychology)

As part of Employability Month our hope is to inspire you to dream about your future career. What better way than for one of our Alumni to share their experiences with you? We came up with ‘Alumni Thursdays’ – each…

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Alumni Thursdays Week 2: Jeremy Cobbold (MBA)

As part of Employability Month our hope is to inspire you to dream about your future career. What better way than for one of our Alumni to share their experiences with you? Thus ‘Alumni Thursdays’ was born– in collaboration with…

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Employability Month 27th January to 2nd March

This year we have come together with the Alumni team and your Student Union to create Employability Month: a month of presentations, workshops, guest speakers and fairs, to help you to kick start your career! From CV writing and interview…

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