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Tuition fees encourage British students to study abroad

British Council survey finds that 37% of undergraduates and postgraduates are considering overseas study<p>An increasing number of British students are travelling abroad for their higher education, in part because of tuition fee rises.<p>A British Council survey found 37% of undergraduates and …

Busting myths about apprenticeships: are they a valid career choice?

Hannah Friend explains the key facts about apprenticeships, so you can work out whether it's a viable career option for you<p>The number of people doing apprenticeships is on the rise, and they help the economy as much as they benefit individuals. Over the next 10 years, 3.8 million people will …

Help to Work: New unemployment rules in force

<b>Long-term unemployed people will have their benefits cut unless they visit a Job Centre every day, work for free or undertake training, under new rules which have now come into effect.</b><p>The rules will apply to anyone who has not found a job after two years on the existing Work Programme scheme.<p>The …

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The sports industry boasts a diverse range of career options. Choose from the six main areas below for the latest news and jobs, plus careers advice, …

The Habits of Successful People: They Have a Growth Mindset

<i>This is the 5th post in our series discussing The Habits of Successful people, written by James Clear and Joel Gascoigne. You can read them all …

Eight tips on starting a career in film and TV

We've rounded up the best tips from our recent live chat on breaking into film and television<p><b>1. What are the biggest dos and don'ts when emailing CVs and cover letters?</b><p><b>Gayle Woodruffe,</b> production service manager at Northern Film & Media, says: "Keep CVs short and specific to the job you're applying …

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5 Interesting Careers for Language Lovers (Beyond Translators and Interpreters)

When thinking of foreign language-related careers, the first options that come to mind are probably translator, interpreter, and foreign language …

Careers advice - job profiles, information and resources

National Careers Service<p>We provide information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work.<p>We are redesigning this …

Employment

10 places to get personal statement pointers

<b>The UCAS website</b><br>Start your planning at www.ucas.com/personalstatement. There are tips on how to get started and what to include. It also covers the …

How to write a CV for a temporary job

If you're a student hoping to make money from temping this summer, you still need to be thorough in your applications<p>A Yahoo article paints a depressing picture of graduates who are either "jobless or underemployed in positions that don't fully use their skills and knowledge."<p>However, filler or …

Derry men now almost twice jobless average

The number of Derry people coming off the unemployment register over the past year is only a fraction of that across the north, it has emerged.<p>The …

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Ways a gap year expedition abroad can improve your career prospects

Whether you go in a gap year or school holiday, an expedition is a great way to increase your chances of getting a job • Five things to do on a gap year to boost your CV • Career options if you don't go to university<p>Getting involved in an organised overseas expedition can not only offer an …

A-level and GCSE results: top 10 careers blogs for school leavers

If you're receiving exam results this August, we've put together our best advice on career options after leaving school and getting a first job<p>As students line up for exam results this month, thoughts inevitably turn to future career options. Despite views that young people are having to make big …

Life after A-level results: five job options if you didn't get the grades

Not achieving enough Ucas points for university isn't the end of the world. Here are some great ways to start your career • Five down-and-out jobseeker success stories • Top 10 careers blogs for school leavers<p>Considering your next step after A-levels and GCSEs? Don't despair if your grades didn't …

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Degrees matter when hunting for a job

People with less education have found themselves more likely to be unemployed.<p>Going to university is no small investment in time and, for most people, money. Given the recent high levels of unemployment worldwide, students leaving high school may think going directly to work makes more financial …

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18 of The Best Career Blogs To Read

It’s hard to know where to turn for great career advice when everybody is claiming to be an expert or a guru.<p>You need resources you can rely on when …

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