Offering expert advice and guidance for graduates, school leavers and students planning their future careers. It's all about the UNiLIFE, UNiHACKS, and UNiTIPS to help students and graduates survive these vital years of their lives. Tackling the ins and outs of campus life, advice on how to beat the exam season, and best accommodations practices.
While apprenticeships were traditionally associated with construction and traditional trades, there are now so many more options available for aspiring apprentices across a wide range of industries.
Here are 5 things you'll learn from an apprenticeship without even knowing it.
Credits to Maxine Blake, Business Engagement Manager from Central College Nottingham.
Results day can come with some pretty big surprises.
Whether it’s doing a little better than you thought you would, or not as well as you had hoped: it may seem like your whole life hangs on the result letter, but remember – neither failure nor success is the end.
Credits to Student Hut
Should I do an apprenticeship?
There are lots of things to consider when it comes to what career you want – but the best advice you can follow is to make sure you do your research about all the options out there.
The key thing to take away is that employers are looking for apprentices now more than ever, meaning that these opportunities can be found in a variety of industries.
Credits to Ellie Green
/stres/: a state of mental or emotional strain resulting from adverse or demanding circumstances.
How often do you feel stressed?
In this episode we have outlined 12 simple wellness tips for student. We hope that they are useful enough, to help you to prevent, deal with, and recover from stress.
Mary Agbesanwa helped contribute to the content, thank you!
Growing up has a magical, yet painful way of exposing your true friendships – those you can rely on to answer the phone after a bad day at work, and those who spot you in town and give an awkward wave.
Thank you Maria Clark!
It can get distracting if you’re too busy thinking about what your peers are achieving.
At worst, it can be detrimental to you and your own determination to succeed. We’ve put together some advice to follow when you’re standing a little uncertainly on the cusp of post-university adulthood…
Thank you Ellie Green for the contribution on the content
The major difference between our dreams and reality: dreams don’t compromise. They can be as seamless and outrageously unrealistic as we desire, whereas reality speaks for itself – although it doesn’t always have to be a world apart from our dreams – we are much more likely to experience some hiccups along the way. We can all be guilty of looking for fault where there is none. Sometimes things seem too good to be true, but there are other times when things are exactly what they seem.
Thank you Victoria Puddephatt for the contribution
The engineering sector is vital for the world’s economic progression. In the future, engineers will be responsible for producing cutting-edge technology and building structures that will help the world tackle any renewable energy issues.
On this segment we discuss the importance of attracting future engineers, offering a few tips and setting a few industry goals along the way.
It’s all very well to say that everyone’s finding it hard, though, but what can you actually do about it? The truth is, there are quite a few different factors that come into play when you’re trying to decide what course to do – what A-levels you enjoy the most; what subjects you’re best at; what job you want to do (if you even know that yet) – and it can all get a bit muddled unless you break things down a bit.
Thank you Sam Haysom for your contribution.
Lots of students find themselves on the wrong course and wishing they had picked something different.
There’s no shame in admitting you made a bad choice first time around. Have confidence in your decision and if the little voice in your head is telling you to get out, then listen. Finding something which makes you happy and sets you up for a career you’ll love is the best move you can make.
Thank you Lizzie Exton for your contribution!
Lecturers constantly remind us to create essay plans and write multiple essay drafts, organise study periods, plan our revision before exams etc, and planning is important but excessive planning is equivalent to procrastination.
We explore how, not to get caught up with perfect planners or efficient time management but instead have the will to work and a desire to commit. Aldas, from UK, contributed to the creation of this content.
If you’re looking for the right music to provide a stimulating background that doesn’t interfere with your concentration, here are a few suggestions that you might find helpful in your workspace.
Music is one of the most powerful mediums there is, and anyone who says they don’t like music is probably lying. Of course, tastes and preferences differ and your favorite tune can sound like a cacophony to someone else.