St Mungo’s has volunteering opportunities for everyone!

Our vision is that everyone has a place to call home and can fulfil their hopes and ambitions. As a homelessness charity and housing association our clients are at the heart of what we do. We provide a bed and support… more
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Volunteering/Work Experience Fair 2017 – an opportunity to improve your CV

As we know, volunteering broadens our horizons, improves our skills necessary to be successful in the future, as well as being therapeutic and building our emotional intelligence skills. Therefore, do not forget the Volunteering/Work Experience Fair 2017 is being held… more
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Student Voice: Thayan Raveendran -The Talent Bank provided an easy alternative when applying for jobs

We have just closed the Talent Bank intake for January and for those who have made it through to short-listing and have been invited to come for an Assessment Day, you may be wondering how Talent Bank works and can… more
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Leadership, emotional intelligence and volunteering?

“What distinguishes great leaders from merely good ones? It isn’t IQ or technical skills. It’s emotional intelligence: a group office skills that enable the best leaders to maximise their own and their follower’s performance.” If your goal is to become… more
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Faculty of Science and Technology Volunteering/Work Experience Fair 2016/2017

On the 12th of October 2016 the Career Development Centre was proud to welcome over 30 organisations to our first volunteering fair of the new academic year. By now the posters have been taken down and the evaluation forms have… more
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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… more


Using the Japanese 5s model in education and volunteering.

Going to University is daunting. Trying to organise your time between academic, social and professional opportunities is as difficult as nuclear fission for most of us. From personal experience every student blog, website article or helpful advice from those much… more
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Karolina Ledesma (pictured, left), 2016 graduate in BA in Spanish Translation with Elise Sherman

Student Voice: Karolina Ledesma – How UWAS helped my career.

University of Westminster graduate, Karolina Ledesma, shares her journey with University of Westminster Associates in Schools scheme (UWAS) in this week’s blog. Not many people really know what the UWAS scheme is about. Let us find out her experience on the… more
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Ella Dickinson

Alumni Thursdays Week 3: Ella Dickinson (MA Photojournalism)

Employability Month features a whole month of events to help kick-start your career. As part of this initiative we have launched a new blog feature called ‘Alumni Thursdays’. In collaboration with the Alumni team, each Thursday during Employability Month we… more
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