Putting our best foot forward: careers and COVID-19 – 16 /10/2020

Originally published by Your 4 at Channel 4. Link here: https://weareyour4.tumblr.com/post/632143564127830016/putting-our-best-foot-forward-careers-and Among many changes, Covid-19 and the consequent national lockdown has caused a dramatic increase in unemployment figures for 16-25 year olds. People in this age group are finishing college, graduating from university and seeking entry level job positions. Searching for jobs seems impossible, and …

University of Gloucestershire Students’ Union Welcome Week copywriting

Commissioned to complete some freelance copywriting for The SU's 2020 Welcome week. Here's the link to the work on their website. Comedy Night  The Scallywags Comedy club are hosting a comedy night to welcome you to our fantastic university and Students’ Union! With socially distanced seating, and top-notch jokes, the event promises to be fantastic! …

Graduate Life: A bump in the road – 01/07/2020 for NewGrad

University. Graduation. Job. That’s exactly how I had mapped out my 2020. But campus closed down, graduation was postponed, and the start date for my job has been moved back. Furlough and possible redundancies are words that are striking fear in the hearts of all upcoming university graduates. However, Covid-19 and the consequent lockdown should …

Cambridge residents rank pubs as most important local amenity – 25/06/19 for Bidwells and in Cambridge Independent

A recent survey has revealed that homebuyers in Cambridgeshire value being within walking distance to local amenities, with pubs coming out on top as most important. Pubs are an integral part of the Great British community, more than one in two respondents said that living in walking distance of a pub was important to them. …

Beef, Brexit, and how uea(su) does represent UEA students – 19/11/19

After a hectic week within uea(su) largely focussed on Union Council’s decision to stop the SU selling beef, campaigns and democracy officer Sophie Atherton and I sat down to discuss what she’s been getting up to in her second year within the role. We met in a bookable room in Union House, away from the …

Women in Business (in IQ Magazine, Velvet and the Cambridge Independent) Sept/Oct 2019

Bidwells Residential Agency’s team includes fifteen of Bidwells’ strongest women who assist the business to provide unrivalled service for the sale and letting of a wide range of properties.  Residential agency comprises Sales, Lettings and New Homes all of who aim to provide an industry leading service for their clients.  Rebecca Wilson’s journey from Secretary …

Employers aren’t scary, they were once in our shoes – student blog

via Employers aren’t scary, they were once in our shoes - student blog As a student, it is hard to think outside of our university bubble. Attending various employer events through CareerCentral helped me gain some much-needed perspective about the qualities employers look for in graduates. Something I’ve learnt after attending networking events and mentoring …