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Ten pieces of advice for aspiring journalists from the editor of Press Gazette

This excellent, vocationally focussed advice comes from The Press Gazette’s publication “How to be a journalist 2016/17”. It contains lots of super useful industry advice. 1.Practice, practice, practice. I was lucky enough to be able to get high marks in … Continue reading

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Tone (And its importance in your applications)…

…as in “you need to watch your tone of voice young lady“. A statement often heard in our house growing up. Granted it was usually in response to my biting, witty, teenage sarcasm, but tone is something we all need … Continue reading

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The TV Guide From Sarah Davies of the Discovery Family

Sarah Davies has had an amazing broadcast career so far (look her up on linkedin as Sarah Topalian Davies) and it only looks as if it is going to get better with an imminent move to a major production company … Continue reading

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Making your time as a student count. Today, final years.

Its head down time for your dissertation and finals so this year is all about making applications and continuing to build on the good work you’ve already done. The Careers Service is here to help you manage the transition onto … Continue reading

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Making your time as a student count. Today, first and second years.

Welcome (and welcome back to you experienced second years), to the University of Glasgow. We wanted to say hello, introduce ourselves and let you know that its never too early to connect with your Careers Service. One of the most … Continue reading

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Making your time as a student count. Today, third years.

This is the year to really think about your career and what you’re going to do after graduation. Use every aspect of what the Careers Service offers and especially try to get a professional internship during the Summer. Have a … Continue reading

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Epic Interview Fails

Dear students Some of you may have seen the recent twitter storm around rude behaviour on the tube then turning up for interview with said person you were rude to (it’s a good job I don’t go for interviews too … Continue reading

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Careers in the 21st Century Art Market

Dear students I spent a very informative afternoon recently in the company of some very knowledgeable people over at Art History. They were running a careers event for their students all about opportunities in the art world and I would … Continue reading

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The Arts Thought Timeline

It’s that time of the year when students start to get a bit antsy. New Year’s resolutions feel like a distant memory, exam time is looming as is the long, potential-laden summer. If the issue of “careers” is prickling at … Continue reading

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Why the corporate world loves Arts students

Since when did corporate, commercial firms start loving Arts students so much? Since they realised how blinking brilliant you all are – that’s when! As the Careers Adviser for Arts, I have been hearing this for some time now: ‘Corporate … Continue reading

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And we’re back

Welcome back, everyone, to the start of semester and welcome to the new Careers Service blog. I’m Ann and I will be blogging just for you lovely Arts students. I have been the Careers Adviser for Arts now for the … Continue reading

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