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Moving from college to university

Moving from college to university can be filled with so many emotions. It’s a very exciting time but can also be quite unsettling when your unsure of what to expect. Luckily there are things you can do to prepare for this new chapter in your life. Look at the modules

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Importance of volunteering for students

Read this insightful article by Applied Humanities Newman University student Maria on the importance of volunteering for students. “Making the decision to go to university for anybody can be very daunting. With all the time spent on assessments, placements and studying we might feel reluctant to add more to our

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Creating Your Own Path – Postgraduate Mentoring

While studying and having to balance assignments, coursework, exams, presentation and maybe practical assessments it can hard to consider the future and the next steps on your path. Doing your postgraduate course may make this even harder as you are so immersed in your chosen topic. But, we give you

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Seven top tips for graduate job interviews

At interview, employers are trying to find out if you can do the job, want to do the job and if you are a good fit for their organisation. Here are some top tips from Newman University’s Careers Team to help you prepare and give you the best chance possible

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Preparing for interviews – part-time work

Congratulations on being invited to an interview! You have impressed the employer with your application and they think you can do the job. Now you need to prove it. Top tip A top tip is to find out as much as possible about the format of the interview so that

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What can I do with a Counselling degree?

Newman University’s Careers Progression Coach Clare Vincent, has put together a list of the types of careers a Counselling degree opens up for you. Depending upon the exact content of your degree, you can look at jobs such as: Advice worker Counsellor Counselling Psychologist Family Support Worker High Intensity Therapist

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No-one forgets a good teacher! Could that be you?

Teaching is a very rewarding career and a much-needed profession for the common and public good of our communities Have you considered a career in teaching? Have you enjoyed home schooling over the last few weeks and would like to put your new found talents to great use in the

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What can I do with a Youth & Community Work degree?

When choosing what to study at Newman, it is important to make sure the subject suits your requirements. Make sure you consider: your strengths and interests, the style of the course and your long-term career aspirations. A degree such as Youth & Community Work will enable you to gain a

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What can I do with a Psychology degree?

When choosing your degree course make sure you think about: what subject area interests you, what style of degree will suit you and your long-term career aspirations. Today, we are looking at the types of careers that you could do with a degree in Psychology. Depending upon the exact content

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