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Here are three of the most inspirational female figures in architecture

Here are three of the most inspirational female figures in architecture

ARCHITECTURE has not exactly been a sterling performer in the past when it comes to promoting non-male leaders in the field.  So which women are leading the field today, who might serve as inspiration for the women...

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What students in the first year of their LLB can do to enhance their career prospects

What students in the first year of their LLB can do to enhance their career prospects

GETTING started straight away towards building your career in law could pay dividends when you come to graduate and perhaps find a law firm or barristers' chambers.  The legal industry is competitive...

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Becoming an architect: big questions answered

Becoming an architect: big questions answered

FANCY yourself as the next Frank Gehry, Zaha Hadid or Renzo Piano? Or just love the idea of taking your passion for drawing and using it to help build a career which could mean you influence the very landscape we live...

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Thinking of taking an LLB and building a career in law?

Thinking of taking an LLB and building a career in law?

IF you're an international student and thinking about studying an LLB with a view to a corporate legal career, then you'll probably know that having the best possible picture of the field of top law firms where you...

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LLB: what it is, where to study, what you can do with it

LLB: what it is, where to study, what you can do with it

STUDYING an LLB at university could lead to many different career paths, not just into legal practice.  Below we answer all of the main questions about what an LLB in law is, where you can study it and what you can...

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Actuarial science: what it is, where to study, what you can do with it

Actuarial science: what it is, where to study, what you can do with it

STUDYING actuarial science could lead numerate international students to careers with the world's largest companies.  Below we answer all of the main questions about what actuarial science is, where you can study...

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Banking group still offering international scheme opportunities

Banking group still offering international scheme opportunities

ONE of Europe's largest banking groups is still offering international graduate opportunities.   UniCredit Group, which has 25 million clients, operates across Europe in 14 core markets and also operates...

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Major software engineering graduate programme closing soon

Major software engineering graduate programme closing soon

A Software Engineering Graduate Programme at one of the largest consulting firms in the world, Accenture, remains open.  Accenture say they are looking for, "for passionate, curious and solution-driven...

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Which of top employers in the UK can sponsor international students?

Which of top employers in the UK can sponsor international students?

YESTERDAY the UK Government released an updated list of the UK companies which are authorised to sponsor international students under the Tier 2 visa scheme. There are now 29,008 UK companies who are now potentially able...

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What does it take to make it as a photographer?

What does it take to make it as a photographer?

MAKING a career as a professional photographer may seem like one of those dream professional paths - when we see the work of those who have been able to take their passion and turn it into a career, it seems photographers...

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Choosing a more practical business course could give you the edge

Choosing a more practical business course could give you the edge

IT simply can't be overstated how important the practical experience element of your application to your chosen employer could be. The results of a survey last year, conducted by UCAS, showed that two-thirds of the...

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Social entrepreneurship: what it is, and how to get involved

Social entrepreneurship: what it is, and how to get involved

IF you haven't already noticed, social entrepreneurship is fast becoming one of the main alternatives to traditional business and the state when it comes to providing all sorts of good and services which are considered...

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Are you a future political leader?

Are you a future political leader?

WE couldn't blame politics students currently surveying the West's political challenges for wondering whether a career in public life is really worth it. There's precious little positive news, and even less rational...

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Make the best of work experience - make it part of your degree

Make the best of work experience - make it part of your degree

THERE'S no doubt that work experience, alongside academic credentials, helps make up the mind of employers in your favour when you're applying for your dream career in your preferred industry. Many students who want...

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Disruptive technology: Business leaders of the future will need a new skillset

Disruptive technology: Business leaders of the future will need a new skillset

THE multifaceted potential of disruptive technology cannot be overstated – these are new technological innovations which will affect not only the bottom line of every business but whole societies and the health, wealth...

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Don't Want to be a Doc? 15 Other Jobs You Can Do with a Medicine Degree

Don't Want to be a Doc? 15 Other Jobs You Can Do with a Medicine Degree

DID your parents make you study medicine even though you can't stand the sight of blood? Are you half-way through your medical degree and wondering why you ever dreamed of being a doctor? Or maybe you've graduated...

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5 Reasons why I would do an internship in Bristol again

5 Reasons why I would do an internship in Bristol again

I work in a German company in Luebeck, which is located in the northern part of Germany. Because of the globalization and the daily contact with a business partner abroad, I wanted to improve my English language and expand...

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5 Careers after studying an Arts degree

5 Careers after studying an Arts degree

Career paths are clear for those studying maths, engineering or science, but art subjects can be less so. I am currently in my third year of an English and Philosophy degree and am job hunting myself. I decided to write...

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Why UWE Bristol's international students are so employable

Why UWE Bristol's international students are so employable

International students from UWE Bristol have some of the best facilities available to help boost their employment, and at the last count, a large number of international students who had finished their first degree...

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Top 10 technology fields of the future

Top 10 technology fields of the future

IT SEEMS like every day there is a new advancement in technology, a new gadget out, or a new update to install on your iPhone – we are well and truly living in the digital age. But what does this mean for the future?...

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Advice from India's top business innovators

Advice from India's top business innovators

INDIA is fast emerging as one of the most exciting places for innovation and entrepreneurship. Global accountancy and business intelligence giant KPMG estimate that India's GDP is set to grow from USD 2 trillion to USD...

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How international students can boost their employability

How international students can boost their employability

INTERNATIONAL students are by nature open-minded and risk-takers. Having left home comforts, family, friends and their wider support network they may even have travelled thousands of miles in order to experience a new culture...

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Give yourself the Grad Edge to get a graduate job.

Give yourself the Grad Edge to get a graduate job.

Employability awards to make students stand out.   THOSE with a degree are still more likely to be employed and earn a higher salary, according to recent graduate employment and earnings statistics figures from the...

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Five global companies to work for in Turkey

Five global companies to work for in Turkey

HERE'S a short guide to some of the largest companies employing graduates in Turkey.   Pharmaceuticals - Pfizer Headquartered in New York City but with operations in more than 150 countries around the...

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Working for a start up: everything you need to know

Working for a start up: everything you need to know

WORKING at a corporation isn't for everyone Taking on a role at a startup can be a hugely exciting opportunity, full of hands-on activity and the ability to learn plenty on the job. But it can also have its...

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What roles can postgraduate engineers choose from?

What roles can postgraduate engineers choose from?

IF you’re an undergraduate and still under the impression that engineering involves trudging around muddy building sites wearing a hard hat and a neon jacket, I think I may have a bridge to sell you. The truth is that...

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8 Cool Careers after Studying Engineering

8 Cool Careers after Studying Engineering

NO two engineering courses are alike, nor are the careers that come out of your time studying engineering at university. While the world may think a job in engineering is simple, repetitive or boring, that is definitely...

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Internships; how to get one and what to expect

Internships; how to get one and what to expect

This summer I completed a three-month internship in London at ING Media, an architecture and property PR and communications firm. This article is about my experience, how I applied, what was expected of me and tips I...

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The best part-time work options for students

The best part-time work options for students

MOST students deal with a tight budget during their university years, not only because tuition fees are really expensive, but also because of the extraneous costs such as books, software, food, transport and so on.    To...

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 Renewable Energy in the UK and its Impact on Jobs

Renewable Energy in the UK and its Impact on Jobs

IN June 2017, the UK’s National Grid reported that energy generation from renewable energy sources in the whole of the UK amounted to just above 50% of all power generated in the country. Another 20% of power came...

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Graduate Prospects: Does it matter where I study?

Graduate Prospects: Does it matter where I study?

WHEN drawing up a shortlist of universities they would like to attend, this generation of students follows an intricate process of cross-referencing the institution’s ranking, the employability rate, student satisfaction...

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Virtual Reality Careers - the key to the door

Virtual Reality Careers - the key to the door

CAREERS in virtual reality development: what are your options? Designing the games emerging in the tech world would be a pretty cool job, right? Could it be feasible? How would you go about accessing this industry? This...

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Guide to Becoming a Social Worker in the UK

Guide to Becoming a Social Worker in the UK

FAMILY social workers are one of the jobs on the Home Office’s shortage occupation list, which lists the professions that are the highest in demand in the UK. Employers for the occupations on this...

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6 Ways to Improve Your CV Before You Get to University

6 Ways to Improve Your CV Before You Get to University

AS COMPETITION for spots at university and jobs in the workplace increases, good grades are just not enough anymore. Like employers, university admissions officers like to see a candidate with experience on their CV. While...

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A Quick Guide to Post-Study Work Visas in Australia

A Quick Guide to Post-Study Work Visas in Australia

THERE have been some major changes to the Australian visa process, meaning staying as a postgraduate could be harder. However it isn’t all doom and gloom. We have put together a short guide explaining some of the options...

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Interning Abroad: How Time Flies

Interning Abroad: How Time Flies

HOW time flies, and Student World Online said goodbye to both of our interns after three weeks. Whilst we were sorry to see them go, we're glad to see they had such good times with us. Before she left, Madeleine wrote...

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Work Experience in England: Definitely YES!

Work Experience in England: Definitely YES!

THREE weeks has gone by very quickly, and we have said goodbye to our lovely interns. We asked Lisa-Marie to tell us how she found the experience. She might not have known exactly what she was getting herself in for as a...

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Interning in Another Country: First Thoughts

Interning in Another Country: First Thoughts

THE Student World Online office has had some visitors! Madeleine Beyer, 19, from Germany, is an office management apprentice. She took the opportunity to come to England as part of her studies, to intern for us and help...

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Work Experience in England: Yes or No?

Work Experience in England: Yes or No?

FOR the past three weeks, the Student World Online office has been the host to two interns from Europe. Lisa-Marie Jauch is an Office Management Assistant from Germany, and when she was offered the opportunity to intern,...

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What Can You Do With a Biomedical Science Degree?

What Can You Do With a Biomedical Science Degree?

BIOMEDICAL Sciences is a very flexible degree, which leads to many career options. This is due to the broad spectrum of knowledge and sciences studied in the course of the three years, ranging from Human Anatomy and Physiology,...

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Becoming a Dentist: 3 Things you Should Know About Dentistry Degrees in the UK and USA

Becoming a Dentist: 3 Things you Should Know About Dentistry Degrees in the UK and USA

LET'S face it... most of us were scared of visits to the dentist when we were children, but this doesn't seem to have affected our choices later on in life. Studies show that an increasing number of international...

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Student Life Hacks: How to Kick-Start Your Career Between Classes

Student Life Hacks: How to Kick-Start Your Career Between Classes

LIKE many students, for me university was about learning exciting new things, doing my assignments and getting good grades at the end of it. It took a lot of hard work and dedication (as well as some very late nights, coffee...

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6 Unconventional Careers for Graduates (That Are Also Well Paid!)

6 Unconventional Careers for Graduates (That Are Also Well Paid!)

ALTHOUGH graduate career advisers might not always promote this idea, having a regular 9-to-5 is not everyone’s cup of tea. Some students realise, years after they’ve graduated, that the career they worked so...

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8 Other Jobs You Can Do With an Economics Degree

8 Other Jobs You Can Do With an Economics Degree

ALL too often, students get it into their heads that they have to do something that directly relates to their degree, or the whole studying process has been a waste of time. That’s not true, and students shouldn’t...

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6 Ways to Network at Festivals - and Further Your Career

6 Ways to Network at Festivals - and Further Your Career

AS we head towards summer, calendars start to get fuller as festival season arrives. The vast amount of festivals on offer encompasses a range of creative industries, including music, film, theatre and writing. Whether it’s...

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How to Survive a New York Internship

How to Survive a New York Internship

SPENDING a summer in New York can undoubtedly be the experience of a lifetime, a one in a million opportunity - all the clichés aptly apply. The experience can be an eye-opening one and you will learn as much about...

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Life After University: Stuck in a Bad Job

Life After University: Stuck in a Bad Job

SO what if, after all that effort, all that switching direction, and all that self-esteem crushing rejection, you finally get a job offer? You optimistically accept, show up full of ideas, keen to work hard and eager to...

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Life After University: Searching for a Job

Life After University: Searching for a Job

HAVE you ever put your best effort into doing something, then done it a hundred more times? With each iteration you learn and improve your technique, honing your craft, convinced that you’re finally progressing to...

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A Guide to the UK Shortage Occupations List

A Guide to the UK Shortage Occupations List

GETTING your hands on a UK work visa can be a long and arduous process, but if you so happen to be trained in a field where British trained professionals are in short supply, you could be in luck. Your skills are in high...

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Health Careers That DON'T Require a Medical Degree

Health Careers That DON'T Require a Medical Degree

WE all know that healthcare is a vastly important industry. Doctors and nurses are always in demand, and emergency rooms, particularly in countries like the UK, are overflowing. In one sense, this is great news for students...

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Thomson Reuters Internship Launched My Business Career

Thomson Reuters Internship Launched My Business Career

BUSINESS and finance graduates looking for paid experience with an international corporation might want to take a look at an internship with Thomson Reuters.  The New York-based multinational is a world-leading source...

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Working for the Big Three: Careers in Management Consulting

Working for the Big Three: Careers in Management Consulting

THE Big Three are the world's most prestigious management consulting firms. In the industry, they are also known as MBB, an acronym of the companies they comprise - McKinsey & Company, The Boston Consulting...

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5 Careers in Conflict Zones

5 Careers in Conflict Zones

WORKING in a conflict zone demands passion, determination and the ability to work alongside people with diverse cultures, religions and world views. Whether you’re distributing food in refugee camps, fixing a computer...

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Britain Needs YOU! The Top 10 Sectors With Graduate Job Vacancies

Britain Needs YOU! The Top 10 Sectors With Graduate Job Vacancies

EVEN after a recession many UK firms are struggling to fill graduate job vacancies in some fields, according to a new survey. A poll by the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) found that almost nine out of 10 of its...

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A Quick Guide to Post-Study Work Visas in the UK

A Quick Guide to Post-Study Work Visas in the UK

THE UK remains one of the world's strongest economies and provides some of the best employment opportunties for graduates across the globe. Last year, 87% of all university graduates in the UK found employment within...

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Know the Difference Between Work Experience, Internships and Volunteering

Know the Difference Between Work Experience, Internships and Volunteering

STUDENTS the world over need professional experience to secure their first step on the career ladder. But since the economic crisis, a lot of companies and organisations have started using the terms internship, work...

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How to Get into the Oil and Gas Industry

How to Get into the Oil and Gas Industry

OIL and gas graduates are among the highest paid in the world in their first jobs - if not the highest. Petroleum engineering graduates in the United States have a starting salary close to six figures, while an oil...

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BINGO! Landing a Job at a Big International NGO

BINGO! Landing a Job at a Big International NGO

ONCE considered the poor-relation of the corporate sector, big international non-governmental organisations (BINGOs) are increasingly attractive career options for ambitious graduates who want to make a difference. Martin...

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"Be adventurous!" Journalism Job Advice from the Boss of Metro Newspapers

"Be adventurous!" Journalism Job Advice from the Boss of Metro Newspapers

EDITORIAL budgets are shrinking, advertising is on the slide and newspapers are disappearing, so is journalism still an attractive career? Maggie Samways, Global Editor-in-Chief of Metro Newspapers, should know. In just...

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A Quick Guide to Post-Study Work Visas in the USA

A Quick Guide to Post-Study Work Visas in the USA

A RECORD high of almost 820,000 international students were studying in the US in the 2012/13 academic year - 40% more than a decade ago. Those who stay in the US after graduation find themselves in a competitive job market...

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5 Ways a Student Can Master Their Personal Brand Online

5 Ways a Student Can Master Their Personal Brand Online

  GRADUATES ready to make the leap into employment face tough competition, and it’s imperative to make an outstanding case for yourself with every job application that you turn in. One of the first things...

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Top 10 Careers in International Relations

Top 10 Careers in International Relations

THERE are numerous career paths available for graduates of international relations, international development and global diplomacy & politics. Generally, areas of employment fall into three sectors: Public (government),...

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