Research agency Trendence carried out two student surveys to gauge the attitudes, concerns and aspirations of students as the coronavirus pandemic lockdown brought about an early end to the academic year.
Omar Bhula, an economics student at the University of Exeter Business School, is currently on a work placement experience at Finastr. He shares his Dos and Don’ts for anyone starting an internship, virtual or otherwise.
In these uncertain times it is vital that universities, and their careers services, do all they can to make sure students are still engaged with their future careers. At King’s College London, employability skills have been embedded within the curriculum for the last two years.
In a post-pandemic world, how can you make the most of your studies and stand out from everyone else? According to Forbes, you should expect to leave your third-level institution as a 'triple threat' graduate.
Whether you’re about to graduate and have begun working on a strong business idea, or are using your skills for part-time work during your studies, starting your own business as an entrepreneur is an increasingly viable choice. Even in the midst of a pandemic there is opportunity.
With exams, coursework and uncertain graduation dates ahead, the predicaments faced by students are mirrored by increasing challenges for employers, which in turn have had an impact on graduate recruitment.