As - I hope - every single one of you has probably read at least one Shakespearean text (or al of them!), have you ever wondered if Shakespeare means that little bit more under the surface? And does it apply to you? Well, yes it does! Here's some of Shakespeare's famous quotes, and I'm going … Continue reading Why Shakespeare is Talking to You about your Degree
Latest events news! The Careers Service are holding an information fair - as opposed to a whole lecture of speeches - to do with getting into teaching. And not just in your average school in the UK! There will be information on TEFL and FE too, which means you'll be able to find out more … Continue reading Thinking about being a Teacher?
Hey all! Today's big focus, being 'Back to the Future' day is "Budgeting for the Future" day! If you're having difficulties with finance, or need help budgeting your student loan whilst having to pay all of those horrible bills, there are actually specialist advisers at University here to help you. Don't let money issues be … Continue reading Needing Help with Finance and Budgeting as a Student?
This Monday and Tuesday, there will be a huge job convention at St James Park, Newcastle United's stadium. It is advertised as 'open to penultimate, final year students and graduates from any university and all degree disciplines.' but is worthy to check out whatever stage you are at. Monday will host employers from Business, Management … Continue reading JobFest – October 19th & 20th
Have you ever wondered in an interview, "What is it that they want me to be like?" or "What skills are they REALLY looking for outside of my amazing English degree talents?" Well, take a look at the post on this blog. Remember, some of those basic skills such as time-keeping and flexibility are integral … Continue reading Top 10 Skills Employers are looking for!
If you've been wanting to do some volunteering or fundraising, and give back to the world whilst ALSO contribute to your CV, therefore making you way more employable, then why not join a society? Newcastle University has a whole range of societies, especially for volunteering opportunities - why not get stuck in now, get experiencing teaching, … Continue reading Volunteering and Fundraising Societies
Have you ever wondered how amazing it would be to learn another language? Or have you ever thought to yourself, 'I'd love to speak another language' or work abroad? If the answer to any of these questions is YES, then this post is for you! Unknown to many, here at Newcastle EVERY single student from … Continue reading Learn a language to boost your CV and life skills!