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Before you even get to meet potential employers, you have to pass the first test Ė the CV test. With an average of 52 applications per graduate job, according to the High Fliers graduate market survey, they are looking for every chance to eliminate you from the process. Here is

     
 
With employers increasingly turning to experience rather than qualifications when whittling down job applications, many fresh graduates face the prospect of unemployment. As an undergraduate with, admit it, a lot of free time on your hands, now is the perfect time to fill up your

     
 
Having placed over 2,500 graduates into internships we know a thing or two about them. Internships provide you with the opportunity to gain invaluable industry experience before youíve even had the prized picture in your gown and mortar board. With the graduate job market in the

     
 
Technology and the internet is everywhere around us Ė FACT. Whilst itís crazy to think that as little as 20 years ago, computers were seen as a big deal which only a lucky select few had access to; they are now a part of our everyday life and letís face it: we canít function wit

     
 
For many of you, the best few years of your life are coming to an end. For others, you are about to spend a few long months at home counting down the days tilí you can get back to uni again. What better way than to start the summer with a bang; ending the academic year on the ult

     
 
If youíre a student starting a course later this year, one of your top priorities should be looking for decent student housing.

Although you have an idea of what you are looking for, you need to get realistic about rents and student accommodation, because you may want

     
 
Nerd, geek, dweeb Ė three phrases emblazoned on every preppy hipsterís Topshop jumper these days. However, before this recent clothing phenomenon and the rising popularity of geek-chic; being a nerd was considered seriously uncool. Having said this, I am a firm believer that the

     
 
The long summer break means one thing for many students: HOLIDAY!! A popular choice is to go travelling round Europe, but the usual visits to Spain, France and Germany can get rather boring! Still, unsure of where to go? Well, as a self-confessed lover of Europe and visitor of

     
 
In the city of Robin Hood, you have two choices where to study Ė Nottingham Trent or the University of Nottingham. Or you could go study Heavy Metal at New College. In all seriousness though, you will want to know which university sets you up with the best chance of finding wo

     
 
Britainís cheapest and most expensive student cities are revealed in a new survey that found that living costs can vary by up to £2,000 a year across the country.

Based on key indicators like average rents, the academic reputation of the university and the cost of a pi

     
 
As university students, I am sure that the majority of you are avid Facebook users. Undeniably, itís an unbeatable procrastination tool, and stalking your matesí pictures wastes a chronic amount of time. Itís a good way of keeping in touch and can be nice to see what everyone is

     
 
The sun is (sort of) shining, summer is upon us and we now have a few months completely unsupervised to spend this academic yearís last instalment of student loan. And what better way to spend your summer than living it up at a music festival? Glastonbury, Reading, T in the Park,

     
 
Tuition fees trebled to £9,000 a year last September which has put a lot of people off university. Compared to 2010, the number of working class boys entering higher education fell by 1.4 per cent in 2012; although surprisingly, working class girlsí places actually rose 0.9% acc


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