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Balloon Kenya (part one)

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Natalie French spent six weeks in Kenya working with local businesses as part of an enterprise placement with Balloon Kenya during the summer before she entered her final year of her BA in Social Work.  She received support from the Careers Service to enable her to meet the costs of the placement.  Here she talks… Read More

How to succeed as a graduate entrepreneur

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Faced with a decision about what to do after graduating the ‘sensible’ option may be applying for a graduate scheme, post-graduate study or maybe thinking about an internship to get some experience.  All potentially good options but what if you think the right move for you is to work for yourself? Recent research of 2000 undergraduates… Read More

What to expect at a careers appointment

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Cast your mind back to the induction talks at the beginning of last semester.   Remember all those people queuing up to talk about the different services at the University?   No matter which subject you’re studying, one of those people was probably a careers adviser, encouraging you to come and visit the Careers and Employability Service.… Read More