UKSC Blog Competition

UKSC essay competition


The competition is open to anyone studying an undergraduate or post-graduate degree at a UK university and first prize is publication of the winning essay on the UKSC Blog and The Guardian, a week’s work experience at Olswang LLP, the opportunity to shadow Hugh Tomlinson QC and the opportunity to visit The Guardian’s offices. In addition, the winner will receive an iPad mini and £250 in cash.

Short-listed entries will be judged by recently-retired Supreme Court justice Lord Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood.

To enter, students must submit an essay of no more than 1,000 words in answer to either of the following questions to

1.     Judging the constitution: what role should the UKSC play in determining the constitutional law of the UK?


2.     Rogue justice: do we need more or fewer dissenting voices in the UKSC?

The deadline for submissions is Friday 26 April 2013.

CII (Chartered Insurance Institute) will be on campus

CII (Chartered Insurance Institute) will be on campus for a Discover Fortunes event on Wednesday 6th March!

This will be an interactive session, providing an insight into wealth management and financial planning as a career choice!

When: Weds 6th March 1:30pm – 3:00pm

Where: Room K105 Manzoni Building

To confirm your place email with your name, degree title and year of graduation.

Don’t forget you can add this to your CV and it will gain you points on the Loughborough Employability Award!

Like us on Facebook! ‘Loughborough Bright Futures Society’ 

An opportunity to practice employer assessment tests

Don’t miss this opportunity to participate in a free trial of employer assessment tests AND the chance to win a £50 voucher! Trial ends on Wednesday 13th March.

Criterion Partnership is an occupational psychology consultancy and test publisher, specialising in:

  • online assessment
  • psychometrics
  • assessment and selection
  • learning and development
  • organisational development and change.

For a limited time only they are offering the opportunity to trial some new verbal and numerical psychometric tests which will feature in their Utopia testing series used by many of their clients to recruit and assess their staff.

Click here for more information and instructions on how to take the tests.


OPEN EVENING: Thursday, 7th March 2013

Interested in training to be a teacher?
We have School Direct Training vacancies in Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, English, Geography, French, French with Spanish and French with Urdu.
We have School Direct Salaried vacancies in Mathematics, Physics and English.

Want to find out more?
Come along to Bishop Challoner Catholic College on Thursday, 7th March 2013, 6 pm—8 pm.

How do I reserve a place? How do I find out more information?

Bringing Careers & Employers to Research Students

27 March 2013, 5-8pm

James France Exhibition Area

Back by popular demand – meet employers specially seeking to recruit doctoral graduates.  In the line up are Jaguar Land Rover, IBM, Rolls-Royce, Tessella and more yet to be confirmed.

Reserve your place now via the Careers and Employability Centre’s online booking system

(if you have not already done so you will need to register with Careers Online)

Careers & Employability Centre Market Research Project Assistant

Job Purpose

To design, conduct and analyse an evaluation of the labour market in Loughborough and Charnwood. To produce a well-researched, accurate report on the range of job vacancies and skills sought by employers in Charnwood, and their views of the  availability of skills in the local labour market.

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Sports Academies

Are you looking for a great job in sports coaching during the school holidays? Do you have some experience of working with children? And are you inspirational, confident and outgoing?

If you are then apply now for one of the many job opportunities with Sport Academies throughout the UK…

Sport Academies are one of the leading sports camp providers in the UK, with camps taking place at the best school sport facilities with highly qualified and inspiring coaches.

We have a number of job vacancies at Easter, summer half term, summer and indeed throughout 2013, in the following locations:

  • Ardingly College, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH17 6SQ
  • St George’s College, Weybridge, Surrey, KT15 2QS 
  • Leicester Grammar School, Leicestershire, LE8 9FL 
  • Brighton College, Eastern Road, Brighton, BN2 0AL 
  • King’s House School Sports Ground, Chiswick, W4 2SH
  • University College School, Frognal, Hampstead, NW3 6XH
  • Kings House School, Richmond, TW10 6ES
  • St John’s Beaumont, Windsor, SL4 2JN
  • Harrow School, Middlesex, HA1 3HP

If you apply now you will be invited along to one of our interview days which will allow us to get to know you, while you get to learn more about Sport Academies and the jobs we have available.


GRAD @ BHS – presentation

BHS will be in the Business School, Wednesday 27th February 1.00-2.00pm in BE0.41.
To sign up to their Graduate Scheme presentation, you will need to email to confirm your attendance.

Retail Management Graduate Scheme

Grad @ BHS is a 12 month programme designed to help you learn and develop within our business in order to become a successful Commercial Manager at BHS (no 2 in a large store).

There are 6 key stages of the Bhs Retail Graduate Programme where you undertake placements in a number of different roles in store; Sales Floor Manager, Food Manager, Operations Manager and Commercial Manager. You will also spend 2 weeks in Head Office where you get to work with the ‘movers’ and ‘shakers’ in the business, which gives you an insight of what goes on behind the scenes to make our stores great!

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