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The LeedsUniCareers blog aims to enable peer-to-peer learning amongst students and graduates on all things career related, coupled with input from our expert advisors, employers and other organisations.

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Craving some bite-sized career content?

Let us introduce you to Steve Haines, co-author of the book ‘How to Go to Work’ and our new partner who has some productivity tips just for you! Hey, Class of 2023!  How are you doing? Here at the Career’s Service, we get that this period can be overwhelming. With exams,…

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Final Years’ Checklist

Hey Finalists! Congratulations – you’re in the final stretch of your degree! As part of our Class of 2023 Campaign, we want to remind you that the Careers Service is here for you for life. So there is no rush to access our careers services before you leave campus. But, to…

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Learn to be an inclusive leader through the Circl Leadership Programme 

One of our Employability and Progression Assistants, Iqra, recently graduated from one of Circl’s Leadership programmes!   Want to know all about what the programme is like and the valuable leadership skills you could develop?  Keep reading!  What is the Circl Leadership Programme?  Circl gives 18-24-year-olds from under-represented [low-income/face barriers in life…

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Swerve those interview nerves with careers adviser and former student / graduate recruiter Pablo Costa 

Interviews and presentations, presentations and interviews…these two activities cause more anxiety and stress to your typical student than pretty much anything else. Tell me if I am wrong, but what other academic activity keeps you from sleeping normally, or is an incessant thought in your head?  You might say to me, Pablo…err, hello!… have you ever heard of…

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Spring Skills Weeks

A new semester means new opportunities to boost your employability, right? Well, you can count your lucky stars as the Careers Service are bringing YOU four Skills Weeks to help you develop your skills this spring! This is what we’ve got lined up so far: Recruitment processes week | 6 February…

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Class of 2023

Calling all finalists – we’re launching our Class of 2023 campaign especially for you! Class of 2023 is our bespoke support for finalists through your final stretch, after you graduate and for life. We’re here every step of the way. We totally understand that your final year can be overwhelming with…

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GradSkills: Course Opportunities for Graduates

GradSkills offers free, short term and engaging courses to those who have graduated from a West Yorkshire institution between 2018-2022. Here are 5 reasons you should sign up for a course with GradSkills! Interested? Here are our upcoming courses: Developing Project Management Skills for Graduates Are you a recent graduate interested…

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