SLICCs – an introduction

Ruairidh Maxwell of the University's Employability Consultancy tells us more: Graduation and life beyond higher education can be a terrifying thought. If a university degree alone will no longer guarantee employment, never before has it been more important to come up with alternative solutions to the growing uncertainty. SLICCs (Student-Led, Individually-Created Courses) is one such … Continue reading SLICCs – an introduction

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What skills and attributes do employers struggle to find? 

Thanks to my colleague Ruth Donnelly for this post which gives an overview of findings from a recent employer survey about skills they struggle to find - Rebecca Although most graduate employers claim they are not looking for "the finished article", there are certain important skills, attributes and mindsets which are often found lacking. According … Continue reading What skills and attributes do employers struggle to find? 

Graduate migration patterns: will you be a Loyal, Stayer, Returner or Incomer?

Many thanks to Lorna Cox, Careers Consultant in the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine for this blog post that provides a summary of some of Charlie Ball's research looking at graduate migration patterns. If you're thinking about where you might be based location-wise after you graduate then this post is worth a read - … Continue reading Graduate migration patterns: will you be a Loyal, Stayer, Returner or Incomer?