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How To Apply For Research Funding As A Student

Posted on 8th June, by in Finance, Study

Winning research funding for a PhD or postdoctorate isn’t easy but can be hugely beneficial. Obviously there are the monetary benefits, which are always welcome, but there’s also the gravitas of gaining the funding. If you manage to secure sponsorship or funding from research councils or any other parties then it seems to give your …read more

A Guide To Graduate Training Schemes

Posted on 23rd May, by in Jobs & Careers

Many students believe that once they’ve picked up their degree, they can just walk into a job, especially if they’ve got good results and some decent work experience. That may happen for some, but many companies insist their graduate employees undertake a training scheme before they become a fully fledged member of their staff. Here …read more

10 Useful Resources For Budding Student Entrepreneurs

Posted on 20th April, by in Jobs & Careers

Becoming an entrepreneur isn’t something that just happens overnight. It takes careful thought, planning, funding, hard work and probably a bit of luck, too. Whilst it’s technically possible to do it on your own, it makes much more sense to take advantage of the wide range of invaluable resources available for young and student entrepreneurs. …read more

Amazing achievements from London students in 2015

Posted on 19th March, by in Jobs & Careers

It’s always exciting to see some of the amazing achievements of students. They put a lot of effort into their work and also into their extracurricular activities in order to better themselves and improve their chances of getting into their chosen profession once they leave university. It shows that you can achieve great things at …read more

14 Apps to Boost Productivity at University

Posted on 17th November, by in Jobs & Careers, Study

Everyone can use that extra little productivity boost at university. Fortunately, there are hundreds of apps to give you just that. It can be difficult to know which apps to download, however, so we have handily put together a list of some of the best apps to boost productivity whilst at university. Take a look… …read more