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Tests, assessments and other tricky stuff

It’s likely that at some time in your career you’ll be up against some sort of selection and/or assessment procedure. This might be part of the selection process for a new role, be included in...

Seven simple steps to start networking

If there is one regret I have about University, it is that I didn’t understand the importance of networking. I locked myself away, studying into the small hours, thinking that was the key to...

Bank of England launch a new Scholarship Programme

The Bank of England in partnership with Windsor Fellowship is launching a new Scholarship Programme for students from a Black or Mixed African/ Caribbean background who are currently living or studying in Greater London...

The ten most common questions asked at graduate interviews

Whereas we doubt if this survey is very reliable it does give an idea of the key questions to watch out for, and to prepare answers to, at interview. Of course questions were sometimes asked...

Beginners’ guide to networking

Networking can simply be the passing on of information. You network every day, whether you realise it or not. When speaking to a friend you might recommend a film, a hairdresser, or a good restaurant....

Creative Jobhunting

One source put the figure of unadvertised jobs at 80%. So why is this? Here are some of the reasons: It costs money to advertise - perhaps £1,000 to advertise in the Guardian. Employers...

The perfect CV

We at Student Times spoke with the professionals to find out the best way to make the perfect CV Your CV is the most important career document you will write. There's no 'right' CV because...

Could you start a business?

With the decreasing graduate job market a hot topic for media stories right now, it’s hardly surprising that more and more graduates are considering creating their own work. A word of caution though, if...

What is the most useful second language in business?

English is truly a global language, a common ground in a lingual minefield. It is often a pre requisite for employment globally and its usefulness in both a business and social environment is unrivalled.  A...

RTS Futures Training Fair Returns

Following the huge success of the first RTS Futures Entry Level Training Fair in 2015, the event is back with over 20 confirmed exhibitors from across the broadcasting and production sector. The RTF Futures Training...

Careers Advice

Personal resilience outweighs salary growth in terms of MBA programme benefits...

Research launched this week at the Association of MBAs (AMBA) Global Conference showcases findings exploring MBA graduates' programme experience; the skills they have acquired;...

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Study Advice

Top tips for postgraduate studies overseas

Quite simply, the range of courses and institutions is too vast. Indeed, those prospective postgraduates who have already looked into overseas study will know...