Welcome to the student-led careers blog! This will be a collection of testimonials, reviews, experiences and opinions on careers and work-related content, exclusively from University of Chester students. Hopefully this will give you an insight on what you could be doing to enhance your skills while being a student, and how Careers and Employability can... Continue Reading →

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TEDxUoChester: In reflection

By Emily O’Donoghue and Elizabeth Pittaway After 5 months of rigorous planning TEDxUoChester is over.  TEDxUoChester took place on the 28th February 2018 at Kingsway campus from 9am-4pm. The event included 10 speakers talking about a range of different topics from business to theatre and one dance performance. Along with a range of TEDx talk... Continue Reading →

Guest Blog Post: Lauren Roberts

Today we have a brilliant post written by guest writer and ex-student Lauren Roberts. Enjoy! Hi everyone, As I write this blog post I’m currently sat looking at Westminster Abbey from the window of my office. I work for the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) in Central London within the Justice and Courts Family Policy Group.... Continue Reading →

Guest Blog Post: Taking Opportunities

Today we have a lovely post written by guest writer Chloe Heery. Enjoy! Hello everyone, I’m Chloe, a third year Psychology with Biology student and currently working at Careers and Employability as a Chester Difference Award (CDA) Promotions Assistant. I’ve been working here for around two months now and I love every minute of it.... Continue Reading →

Failures Are Successes Too!

Today's post will be a life lesson of sorts. Our last post (How the Extra-Stuff Can Help Your Future Career) talks about the struggles of writing a CV and the things you can include. This is a follow-on post that should answer a few worries you might have when writing your own. There are two... Continue Reading →

Useful Apps

Nowadays, mobile phones offer a lot more than just phone calls and texts. Mobile apps are one of the most useful tools to have when it comes to student life. They cover a range of needs; from helping you reference an essay to keeping you safe on a night out. Now, I'm going to be... Continue Reading →

Where to Find Help at University

If you're in student accommodation whilst at Uni, the biggest challenge that you'll probably face is looking after yourself. After depending on family (no matter how little) it's largely a task you do on your own. And an exciting one! See: How to Make the Most of Life at University for just a few of the things... Continue Reading →

Your Opportunity

Calling ALL students! Your help is needed. I've been asked by the lovely Careers and Employability team here at Chester to edit their brand-new blog. And here's where you come in. *Drum roll please* The main concept of the blog is that it's written for students, by students. And why have it any other way? The C&E team want all... Continue Reading →

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