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1 September

Today is the first time in five years where I haven’t had to worry about the training contract “deadline” day of 1 September. Instead I can turn part of my attention to the football transfer deadline day, which happens to fall on 01/09 this year, but more importantly write my first blog entry for Star Potential. 1,182 more words


Gender confidence gap evident amongst first year students

I’m writing this on Transfer Deadline Day, so apologies if I have to break off periodically to announce that an already-rich-as-Croesus footballer has moved from one money-making corporate entity to another, to the immense satisfaction of his agent and the up-market retail outlets in his latest port of convenience. 526 more words

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From Student to Graduate: where do you begin?

A guest post from Charlotte Ashley-Roberts at the Royal Society of Chemistry:

Finally, exams are over, you’ve had a well-earned rest and it’s time to decide what to do with the rest of your life. 708 more words

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Friends and Family. Filling the void left by careers service confusion in schools?

I hated being a Fresher. Even though I was young, spotty and a virgin when I started university I thought of myself as far too sophisticated and grown-up to be lumped alongside all the other spotty young virgins the older kids called Freshers. 742 more words

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Men and women are different (oh yes) but does this difference affect their employability (oh no)?

Universities carry out a comprehensive annual survey of graduates, six months after graduation, to record their first ‘destinations’. Makes students sound like ingénue travellers en route to somewhere life-enhancing, which I hope they are. 901 more words

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How To Prepare For Your First Graduate Job In Your Final Year

Guest post from Scarlett Wilson at Bubble Jobs: Scarlett is a Keele University graduate and is currently working as a Digital Marketing Executive for Bubble Jobs – a niche digital jobs board that specialises in advertising digital, ecommerce, media and marketing jobs from the UK’s top brands. 709 more words

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Fantastic news about graduate jobs. But...

Put out the flags. There are signs that, at last, the job prospects for our graduates are improving and, being most definitely a glass-half-full bloke, I’m waving my flag with the rest of you. 843 more words

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