Please, stop asking me what I want to be
The prospect of our future jobs is scary, but, perhaps even scarier, is being asked about them. Lifestyle breaks down why this is, and why, ultimately, our lives should be defined by something bigger than our work
Being a man should not make you worth more
The gender pay gap and equal pay are both important, but it’s also necessary to know the differences between these terms to understand the statistics
Women in Media returns to Manchester
The fifth annual Women in Media Conference returns to the People’s History Museum on March 7th-8th 2020
In Conversation with Milimo Banji: How students can Tap In to careers
Felix Hanif-Banks talks to, Tap In founder, Milimo Banji, about his goal to better prepare students for post-graduate careers
If you ask me…
Ciska Howarth encourages us all to use the Careers Service, stressing that we are not alone in making decisions about the future.
Why aren’t students planning for the future?
Factors such as an invisible careers service and time-consuming part-time employment means students are not getting the best preparation for their futures
Prepping for postgrad
As term, and university for many, draws to an end, Eva Gerretsen gives some much needed advice on how to prepare for life as a post-grad.
Student LifeStart aims to boost CVs with new challenges
The programme, launched by Virgin, aims to develop students’ business and professional skills in order to enhance their chances of employment by offering challenges
Student experiences: Are internships and work experience worth it?
Internships and work experience can look great your CV, but often these can be difficult to get hold of if you do not have the right connections
TEDx University of Manchester 2018: the speakers
This year’s event is sure to get your mind firing on all pistons — but what about the speakers, what makes them tick?
Many students receive ‘paltry returns’ for their studies
UoM spokesperson said “we have an enviable reputation of producing excellent graduates that are targeted by leading employers in the UK and worldwide”
Work experience bursaries available to students
Students can apply for bursaries to help finance work experience placement costs
Internship opportunities for second year students
The summer internships offer paid work experience opportunities based in Manchester
Manchester to host postgraduate study fair
The postgraduate fair is open to all University students and graduates but is ideally placed for Manchester students given it is taking place in the city
Volunteering opportunities for students to be showcased at fair
“Employers value student volunteering because they look for rounded graduates”, Head of Careers Service said ahead of Volunteering and Social Justice Fair
Manchester University ranks fifth in UK for graduate employability
The University of Manchester climbs global graduate employability rankings by independent league table
Why I’ve dropped out of the University of Manchester
Recent University of Manchester drop out, Edie Walwyn, discusses the possibilities that exist outside our society’s obsession with university education
Advice column 1
Head Lifestyle Editor Rachel Adams is here to answer your questions and offer you some advice with your problems
Letter from the Deputy Editor: Women in Media
With a week to go before the Women in Media Conference, Elise Gallagher, Co-Chair and Deputy Editor writes about her own experiences trying to make it in the media
University of Manchester rated one of the world’s best for graduate employability
The Times Higher Education rankings place Manchester as one of the best places in the world to study in terms of graduate employability