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10 things to do before starting Uni

10 things to do before starting Uni

Wednesday 18 July 2018

Now you've gained a place at university, it's certainly worth following our checklist of the things you'll need to buy and do to help the move run as smoothly as possible There's a lot to put into place the summer before starting university and this can seem like a daunting task. Creating a checklist and knowing exactly what needs to be done and when is a good way to help you relax. Read on to find out how to get started. Some of the items on this to-do list may not be the most exciting, but all are essential in ensuring your new student life begins without a hitch.

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The NUS guide to taking a gap year

The NUS guide to taking a gap year

Tuesday 15 May 2018

Ah the gap year. It is now seen by many young people as the defining formative experience of their life, the once in a lifetime opportunity to get out there and see the world just before or after entry into higher education or further study. Whether we party our way throughout the tropical beaches of South-East Asia or devote a portion of our lives to humanitarian work in the developing world, gap years are now heralded as something we should all strive to participate in.  

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What skills do employers want?

What skills do employers want?

Thursday 19 April 2018

With so many graduates applying for each role, you must demonstrate that you possess the employability skills that recruiters are looking for While the knowledge and skills required may vary from job to job, it's imperative that in your application forms you convey how you've gained the core attributes that you think would make you a worthwhile addition to the organisation. Here are some of the most common key skills that graduate employers will expect you to demonstrate. It's vital that you understand these skills, and how you can show that you've developed them, in order to write a successful job application.

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