Employability

Advice on how to give students skills for the 21st century workplace, real-world experience and authentic learning that aids postgraduates in the transition to professional careers

By Eliza.Compton, 10 May, 2024
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Not interested in teaching? Check. No publications? Check. Not keen to offer service? Check. Flip this list of what not to do in applying for jobs for tips to help secure that academic position
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4minutes
By Eliza.Compton, 22 March, 2024
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Even small interactions with lecturers, tutors and peers offer opportunities for students to develop interpersonal skills, so it’s important we recognise and value these to ensure they are not lost, writes Marianne Savory
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3minutes
By Eliza.Compton, 28 February, 2024
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For too long ‘lived experience’ has been an inadequate requirement for jobs that make decisions for people with disabilities, and recruitment practices need to change, write Paul Harpur and Brooke Szücs
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4minutes
By Eliza.Compton, 14 February, 2024
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These 10 skills might sound as soft as the centre of a Valentine’s Day chocolate, but they are essential for the careers and employability of our students, writes Elizabeth Reid Boyd
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3minutes