UK universities leading the way with employers in China and Hong Kong

Thanks to Kirsten Roche for sharing this - good news for our Chinese students.   A recent survey of 93 employers based in Hong Kong and China by GradConnection has found that graduates from UK Universities are highly in demand. 80% of the employers surveyed said that they specifically targeted students returning from UK Universities. … Continue reading UK universities leading the way with employers in China and Hong Kong

Volunteering Overseas

We've previously looked at the diversity of the third sector as a career option for graduates. However, this post takes a different approach to look at volunteering overseas. Along with internships, work experience and part-time roles, an international volunteer experience is a popular option for Edinburgh students - across all subject areas - looking to … Continue reading Volunteering Overseas

UK Students Go Abroad To Boost Career

Thanks to my colleague Sarah Conway, Recruitment and Events Administrator at the Careers Service for this post on study abroad.  It highlights that study abroad is an increasing trend among students and can be a way to find out more about international labour markets - Rebecca According to a recent news article more UK university … Continue reading UK Students Go Abroad To Boost Career

Studying abroad? It’s a great way to boost your career prospects

And now for a post from Sarah Allbeson, Careers Consultant for the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures on how study abroad could boost your career prospects A new study on the impact of the European Union’s Erasmus student exchange programme shows that international experience can benefit graduates in the job market. The study was … Continue reading Studying abroad? It’s a great way to boost your career prospects

China is booming, but how can you benefit?

Thanks to Kirsten Roche our Careers Consultant for Internationalisation for this post about the Chinese economy and scholarship opportunities for students - Rebecca At the end of 2014 the IMF reported that for the first time in more than 140 years the US was no longer the world's biggest economy with China knocking them off … Continue reading China is booming, but how can you benefit?