Practise psychometric tests here!

"Psychometric tests - aptitude tests or personality assessments - are often used by employers as part of the selection process. They can also help you identify your strengths and abilities and assess your suitability for particular careers or occupations." The Careers Service have the following resources available for you to practise with: numerical and verbal … Continue reading Practise psychometric tests here!

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Should the Robinson library have a nap room?

"The installation of a sleeping pod in the University of Manchester library follows hard on the heels of the University of East Anglia’s sleep room, and no doubt heralds a new era of beanbags, futons, and chaises longue (Russell Group only) popping up on campuses across the UK. But does this mean we are finally taking … Continue reading Should the Robinson library have a nap room?

“You feel guilty if you wake up too late, start work too late, take too long to make dinner” – Sound familiar?

"What I find most difficult to deal with is the pace of life – there’s no break. I have deadlines to complete work, and if I miss them, then I’m a failure. But if I don’t focus on making long-lasting friendships, then am I missing out on a proper university experience? And if I dare … Continue reading “You feel guilty if you wake up too late, start work too late, take too long to make dinner” – Sound familiar?

Love writing? Get informed and inspired at the Newcastle Writing Conference!

"The Newcastle Writing Conference is a must-attend event for aspiring and early career writers looking to promote their work and understand more about the industry, and is also for more established writers who are interested in engaging with their readers through digital platforms. If you’re studying creative writing at university the conference will also be … Continue reading Love writing? Get informed and inspired at the Newcastle Writing Conference!

Saying Goodbye to University- What to Do Next

Whether you're finished uni for the year already, are waiting for exams to be over before you're free, or are simply a curious second year thinking of the future, the prospect of  what to do next can be daunting. And often, you may not even know what you're doing until something *fingers crossed* miraculously falls … Continue reading Saying Goodbye to University- What to Do Next