If you are a physics student struggling to make sense of the variety of options your degree offers, why not make a start by researching some of the typical (and surprising) career destinations of other physicists?
It can be frustrating when you see a job that you believe you are ideally suited to when you notice a skill, qualification or type of experience that you do not have highlighted in the employer’s person specification. Should you apply anyway, or just accept that there are more suitably qualified candidates out there who …
At UK universities 2nd year Integrated Masters undergraduates who do not achieve the required results in their core modules may be transferred by their departments to a 3 year BSc degree. This often unexpected course change can have a significant impact on the career plans and confidence of those students.
Have you just finished your exams and not feeling as euphoric as you expected? This was the sentiment expressed by some final year students I interviewed this week who described the experience of completing their exams as an anti-climax. Particularly so for those who hadn’t found a job or even considered how they wanted to …
If you have experienced any of the symptoms commonly associated with mental health issues, you are certainly not alone. 1 in 4 of us may experience this during our lifetime and it can be particularly acute for students, living independently for the first time without the emotional support of family and friends.
Exam anxiety can be overwhelming but where it is controlled it can be a positive, helping to focus concentration and sustain motivation. Lisa Faulkner and Ninna Makrinov, from the University of Warwick’s Skills team, offer some practical advice on how to reduce exam nerves and revise effectively.
Just when you thought that understanding Godel’s incompleteness theorems were the most difficult questions you could face on your mathematics degree, along came an even more challenging one. What will you do if you have decided you don’t want to work in finance?