Tag Archive: Guest bloggers

Graduate Academy – an experience I will always be thankful for

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Guest post by Max Dean Before the Academy I knew that it wasn’t going to be easy to find a job after graduating from studying Graphic Communication at Cardiff Metropolitan University. It turns… Continue reading

Why applying for the Graduate Academy was one of the best decisions I’ve made

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by Pete Machin Life before the Graduate Academy  Like a lot of graduates searching for a job, I hit a wall. I was stuck in an endless circle where the jobs I was… Continue reading

Welsh in the workplace: My experience

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By Christian Kelsey Having spoken to a number of people in English and explaining that I also speak Welsh, a lot of them decide to speak Welsh to me after realising that I… Continue reading

HELLO NEW CAREER: HOW MY 6 MONTH EXPERIENCE LED TO A PROMOTION

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By Angharad Edwards  Like most young (clueless) grads who completed their university degrees between the years of 2007 and 2013, I was told that it was pretty much impossible to find yourself a… Continue reading

Feeding your graduate hunger!

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By Ceri Bennett University in three words. THE BEST TIME, EVER!!! (Okay that’s four…) but regardless, I can honestly stay deciding to go to university was, and still remains to be, one of my… Continue reading

Making a career change through the Graduate Academy: My Experience

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By Julian Evans After graduating with a Physics degree from the University of Birmingham in 2011, I went abroad for two years to study an Erasmus Mundus Masters’ course in Materials Science, a… Continue reading

How university societies can unleash entrepreneurial potential

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By Sophie Herrmann Whilst studying Psychology at Cardiff University I received funding from Sports Council Wales to establish a pole dancing society which would offer weekly classes to students. Keen to promote this… Continue reading

Don’t be afraid of a career change – my experience

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Guest post by Amber Rose Thomas I was nervous. I could feel my heart pounding, my thoughts whirling, and the sound of my pulse booming in my ears. But I wasn’t scared; I… Continue reading

GO Wales top tips for starting your career in I.T.!

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With a growing number of jobs in IT comes a demand for more skills. Resident GO Wales Programmer Ian Moss gives us his top tips for starting your career in IT and how… Continue reading

From Cardiff to Bordeaux: Rhiannon’s Adventure Abroad !

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Guest post by Rhiannon Harry Being a recent languages graduate of Cardiff University (BA Welsh & French) I was unsure of what I wanted to do next – go into further education, or… Continue reading