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
Finally it’s results time. Instead of the much hoped-for 2.1 (your ‘guarantee of future career success’) you’ve been awarded a 2:2! Suddenly your chances of getting a good graduate job recede into the distance. Rest assured that there is light at the end of the tunnel. Getting a 2:2 may feel like end of the …
Translator? Language Analyst? Travel Consultant? Sales Manager?…Doctor! Student Careers representatives Lucy, Matea and Meg, from the School of Modern Languages and Culture hosted the annual University of Warwick Languages Alumni evening last term. Five recent graduates came back to share their experiences, including how they have been using their language degree after graduating. It’s fair …