Top Tips for Interviews

It is great news when you are selected for interview as it proves that your application has impressed an employer.  You are one step closer to getting a job and are going to have direct contact with the company.

Although it is exciting it can also feel rather daunting.  It is probably a long time since you last had an interview and you may never have had one in a professional workplace before.  You will want to make the most of this opportunity and impress the employer so the key message is to prepare really well.    Continue reading




  • Schools: Arts; Design; English and Drama; Social, Political and Geographical Studies; Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences.
  • Departments: Economics; Information Sciences

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NHS Scientist Training Programme

Candidates need to apply through the NHS Scientist Training Programme’s on-line application form by 10am on 1st February 2013. You have until 10am on Monday 4th February to complete the on-line tests.

Please look at the NHS careers website before you apply to read FAQs, job description and links to open days 

If you are intending to attend any of the open days:

  • You must book attendance at these events by contacting the organisation direct using the details provided in the event. You can NOT book place through the events page on Facebook.
  • Not all organisations are holding open days. If a particular NHS organisation /specialism is not on this list there is no point contacting NHS Careers or the STP helpline asking if they are holding an event.
  • Only attend an open day if it is for the specialism you are going to apply for.

Suit Camp: Mock Assessment Day

Are you preparted for an assessment day?

Apply for The College of Law’s Suit Camp to practise your skills before the real deal.

The Assessment Day will include:

  • Speed Interviewing
  • In-tray exercise
  • Commercial Awareness Workshop
  • Group Feedback
  • Hints and tips

Suit Camp will be held at all our centres on the following dates:

  • Birmingham – 13 March 2013
  • Bristol – 6 February 2013
  • Chester – 19 February 2013
  • Guildford – 6 February 2013
  • London Bloomsbury – 20 February 2013
  • London Moorgate – 14 March 2013
  • Manchester – 21 February 2013
  • York – 6 February 2013

All will run from 1.30pm – 5.30pm

Places are limited. To avoid disappointment please book now at



Why not boost your CV with the practical skills employers are looking for alongside your degree?

If you are a friendly, outgoing person with a passion for fitness who would like to motivate others to achieve their goals then this course is for you.

Our CYQ Fitness Instructor course can help you to gain the practical knowledge that employers in the Health and Fitness sector are looking for. An intensive vocational course, it is a valuable addition to your existing qualifications and demonstrates continuing professional development.

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Graduate Intern, IT Services (fixed term for 12 months)

We are seeking a recent graduate of the University to provide a comprehensive support role to the student information services team. A major part of the role will be testing new developments including student e-admin facilities. Duties will include writing system documentation, helping with system support and some general administrative tasks. The role may also involve some web application software development. The post holder will gain experience of working in a busy IT department. The successful candidate will have a keen interest in business information systems, and excellent IT, organisational and interpersonal skills.

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Insight into Management 2013

Book Now for Insight into Management 2013!

Insight into Management is a 3-day course held in April providing an introduction to management for second and penultimate year undergraduate students using a series of business games and skills sessions and is highly regarded by employers.

For more information and to book visit –


3 weeks to go until the Undergraduate of the Year entry closing date

TARGETjobs, in collaboration with some of the biggest names in graduate recruitment – Barclays, E.ON, EDF Energy, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Ernst&Young, Gazprom, Laing O’Rourke, MARS, Mayer Brown, Rolls Royce, Nestle and Marks&Spencer – has launched the 2013 Undergraduate of the Year Awards competition, now in its fourth year to identify outstanding undergraduates from a range of degree subjects across the UK.

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