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UCL Careers blog

Career Lessons from Love Island 2018

Tuesday, 24 July 2018

Remember that time we changed your lives with the three key career messages we took from last year’s Love Island? Well, it was such a great idea, it brought us such a lot of professional respect, and it gave us such an excellent excuse to watch Love Island at work*, that we thought we’d do […]

Five Tutoring Tips For Recent Graduates

Tuesday, 17 July 2018

Robert Lomax is a teacher and author. He writes about education at RSL Educational. Whatever job you dream of, there’s a fair chance that you’ll find yourself doing a few other things along the way. One of the most common “along the way” jobs, particularly in London, is private tuition. It’s something that I started […]

Your part in the Graduate Outcomes survey

Tuesday, 10 July 2018

  If you are about to graduate, or you’ve graduated over the past year, at a point in the not-too-distant future, you will be asked to take part in a government-backed survey called Graduate Outcomes. This replaces the Destination of Leavers from Higher Education survey (DLHE for short). Graduate Outcomes, like DLHE, asks about what […]

Becoming a writer: what do literary agents look for?

Saturday, 09 June 2018

Some Top Tips from Ella Kahn, UCL Alumni and Literary Agent at Diamond Kahn & Woods. I am a literary agent, which means I scout for talented writers and help them get published; working with them to develop their novels, matchmaking them with the right publisher, and supporting their careers as authors in any way […]

LGBTQ+ Careers – SOAS Careers Service Panel Discussion

Monday, 21 May 2018

Earlier this month SOAS Careers Service ran a discussion panel on LGBTQ+ experiences in the workplace. Sitting on the panel were LGBTQ+ professionals employed in a range of sectors; we heard from two management consultants, an artist, a charity worker, a higher education professional, a digital marketer, and a jobseeker. Three of the panellists had […]

Top Tips for Application Forms from Skills4Work Panellists

Friday, 11 May 2018

Sally Brown – UCL Careers Advisor On the 3rd October, UCL Careers welcomed four speakers from different companies to speak to students about their application processes and to offer some ‘top tips’ about completing application forms. What was clear was that although every company has their own way of shortlisting candidates, some specific annoyances regarding […]