How having a summer job could save your summer!

It’s the end of your first year and you’ve gone home for the summer. You probably got about £100 of student loan left and need to survive the rest of the summer either living off that, begging your parents or becoming a hermit. That doesn’t sound very fun now does it?

What will you choose to do now?

It can be scary to think about venturing into the real world after three years at uni. Getting up in time for a 9am has seemed like such a struggle for so long, but soon you’ll be doing it 5 days a week. But what path do you take? Graduate schemes, entry-level jobs, travel or…

Lincoln Award

The Lincoln Award recognises the additional activities students take throughout their time at the University. I found out about the Lincoln Award when my lecturers encouraged us to participate and discovered more information by going to the get ahead drop down menu on the Students’ Union website – where there’s detailed information on what it includes…

How to find the perfect placement

If your course is anything like mine, you’ve probably been told hundreds of times about the importance of work experience – how employers are always looking for experienced graduates, how it can give you an insight into places the classroom can’t, and how it’s a vital source of transferable skills. But away from the buzzwords. We’ve…

Being a student ambassador

Rebecca Hepworth – 3rd Year Events Management I have been a student ambassador since first year now and as a third year, I feel it has been a great experience to have throughout my university life, it is not just a great and flexible part-time job, but it has also allowed me to feel more…