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3 tips for successful group work

3 tips for successful group work

Wednesday 13 February 2019Careers and Jobs

Group work is a great opportunity to analyse, discuss and explore ideas with fellow students making it an increasingly significant part of many degrees It allows you to develop key transferable skills such as teamwork, organisation, communication, leadership and problem solving. In addition to this it can be extremely beneficial to both your academic performance and long-term personal development, particularly as the ability to work well with others is a key requirement for many graduate jobs. Follow these tips to help ensure that your assignment results in success…

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Write a successful job application

Write a successful job application

Friday 14 December 2018Careers and Jobs

Employers receive countless job application forms to sift through - to show you're perfect for the role and get an interview; you'll need to demonstrate personality and confidence While for some jobs you will be asked to send just a CV and cover letter, many graduate roles require you to fill in an application form instead. You'll need to complete most job application forms online via the company's website, but paper forms are still accepted in some cases.

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Working while studying

Working while studying

Monday 12 November 2018Careers and Jobs

Working while studying. If you want to self-fund your Masters and avoid postgraduate debt, full-time work and part-time study is a viable option. Working while studying can be financially and professionally beneficial, but balancing earning and learning is difficult. Getting the best from postgraduate study requires resilience, good time management, genuine enthusiasm for your course and dedication to see it through to its conclusion. To succeed, you must implement routines and plan each day in advance. Most importantly, you must have open and honest conversations with your employer and potential course leader before applying for postgraduate study, as this will make the arrangement run more smoothly. Discuss study timetables and working hours, and be clear that you’ll need to amend each accordingly.

Working while studying. If you want to self-fund your Masters and avoid postgraduate debt,...

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