How to prepare for competency interview questions

14 October 2016

Topic: Careers

How to prepare for competency interview questions

It’s natural to be nervous before an interview: you don’t know what kind of questions they might ask you, but your career might depend on your answers.

However, as with many things, the key lies in preparation – particularly when it comes to competency-based questions, which focus on your practical skills.

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How to structure a dissertation

07 October 2016

Topic: Student’s Corner

How to structure a dissertation

Writing your first dissertation is a notoriously difficult task, but with the right structure, you can make it easier.

Here’s our quick guide to how your dissertation should look, though different topics and disciplines may need different approaches. Make sure you ask your tutor as well, just to be on the safe side!

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The Do's and Don'ts of Fresher's Week

30 September 2016

Topic: Student’s Corner

The Do's and Don'ts of Fresher's Week

Fresher's week is an exciting time for every student: usually, you've moved to a new place, you're meeting lots of new people, and you have three years of possibilities and opportunities in front of you.

Ensure you make the best of it with our handy tips!

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Working in Recruitment

23 September 2016

Topic: Careers

Working in Recruitment

The world of recruitment is a fast-paced and exciting one, and recruitment consultants have to have a wide range of skills. Good people skills (face-to-face and over the phone), the ability to learn quickly, and written and verbal communication skills are all essential for success in this industry.

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Student House Sharing Tips

16 September 2016

Topic: Student’s Corner

Student House Sharing Tips

We all know the stereotypical student house: piles of dishes in the sink, pizza boxes on the floor, and passive-aggressive notes all over the fridge. But it doesn’t have to be that way!

Here is our guide to how to survive life in a student house or flat – these four points will make all the difference.

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How to prepare for your first week at university

09 September 2016

Topic: Student’s Corner

How to prepare for your first week at university

For most students, going to university is not just about starting their lives and deciding what they want to do. It’s also their first time living away from home, which can be daunting.

However, there’s nothing to be afraid of – stick to our three tips for a good first week at university, and you’ll soon be enjoying yourself!

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Watch: Meet the man behind Not Just A Label

30 August 2016

Topic: Careers

Watch: Meet the man behind Not Just A Label

Not Just a Label (NJAL) burst onto the London fashion scene back in 2008 at a time when England was experiencing an economic struggle. Entrepreneur Stefan Siegel guided his startup through difficult times during the recession, and eight years later the global sales platform is going strong.

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Our top five study tips

15 August 2016

Topic: Student’s Corner

Our top five study tips

Everybody has their own way of studying and revising: some people learn best sitting alone in complete silence, and others do better when they’re surrounded with other people and learning in a group.

Here are some of our best tips to try – see what works for you.

 

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