Student Voice: Anna Partyka – ‘Explore Different Options Before Saying No’

We are continuing our Student Voice series where we are hearing from students that we work closely with in the Career Development Centre. We have heard from Rohan Mehra, working with Talent Bank team, and Anna Dolidze, from the University… more
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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: Nikki Weaden – How can you know if you don’t try?

Nikki Weaden is a familiar face to us in the Career Development Centre. Working as a student helper in 2015 to organise the Westminster Distinctiveness Awards, and now assisting our Career Consultant Stephen Cole with running the Legal Skills Academy…. more
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Faculty of Science and Technology Volunteering/Work Experience Fair 2016

Do not forget that the FST Volunteering/Work Experience Fair 2016 is being held in the Cavendish Campus on the 12th of October. The fair starts at 1.30pm and runs until 4pm. The organisations that will be attending the fair are… more
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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… more
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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… more
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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… more

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… more
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Guest Blog: Q&A with Vanessa Unwin,PR Executive, East Coast Trains

Interviewed by Stephen Thompson, MA Creative Writing: Writing the City   Stephen: What is your profession? Vanessa: I work in PR. S: What exactly does your job entail? V: Primarily I advise senior leaders within the business about the best ways… more

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