Compassion for others is alive and well thank goodness, if the number of enquiries which Warwick Student Careers and Skills gets about working for an NGO is anything to go by. One common question we get asked is: How do you get in? This blog attempts to answer that question.
A little known-fact about UK graduates: once they leave University they are geographically immobile. In 2015/16 once students left Uni, 58% remained in the area they studied in with 69% returning to the region they were living previously. Only 18% of graduates went to work somewhere they weren’t already connected to. (*)
It is Autumn and that means falling temperatures, leaves falling off trees, the start of a new academic year and the start of another recruitment cycle. It is the time of careers fairs, workshops and presentations and you are probably thinking you should be doing something. Well, are you ready?
Welcome to what could be the three most exciting, challenging and enjoyable years of your life. A voyage of discovery awaits. Figuring out how a washing machine and dish-worker works. Understanding the tog rating system on a duvet. All valuable life skills.
Welcome to all of you who have arrived here at Warwick. You’ll be immersing yourself in the various activities taking place on campus for the first few days and getting used to your new environment, fellow students and your studies and wondering, as all new students do, how to pronounce ‘Xananas.’
If you feeling apprehensive about life beyond graduation, you are not alone. Making a decision about your future may feel like a daunting prospect and you may not even be sure where to begin. How can you put things in perspective so that you can feel more positive?
A career in scientific writing provides an opportunity to combine literary and creative skills with the technical knowledge to communicate with your scientific peers. Here, Warwick alumni Nalini Adele Pinto (2016 MSc Graduate in Biotechnology, Bioprocessing and Business Management) describes her career trajectory in this sector