Why I changed placements and my advice to others

By Chandni, interior architecture student. I am currently on my placement year working as a trainee architect at the Leisure Expert Group in Amsterdam. The company designs theme parks, festivals, movie parks and other leisure experiences. However at the start of the year I was working for Sara Folch in Barcelona. Why I changed my…

My experience of running a course-led society

By Hannah Parker, BA (Hons) Business and Enterprise Management. Interested in getting even more out of your course? Then read about how I have been helping to run a course-led society this year at Hallam. When starting my second year, I was approached by my course leader asking if I’d be interested in being part of…

My experience of the Career Mentoring Programme

By Laura Dowson, BA (Hons) Illustration, 2nd year. What is it? The SHU Career Mentoring Programme is an AMAZING opportunity that pairs students with a professional who is experienced in the subject they study. The relationship is a partnership that focuses on the personal development of the student. What’s in it for me? What ISN’T in…

How to prepare for the careers fair- 5 tips

The Careers Fair is a great way to meet potential employers and find out about exciting opportunities. You get to speak to various organisations offering graduate jobs, placements and internships, so it’s definitely worth attending. Obviously we all know how important these events are, but they can be really nerve wracking! One thing that can really…