Graduates


Is University Worth It Financially?

Is University Worth It Financially?

As tuition fees have gone up so dramatically for students starting university as of September 2012, more and more students are now thinking twice before applying for uni, with most of them asking is it all worth it? Most students will graduate with student debt of around £27,000 (assuming they take the full loans they’re entitled to) – this level of debt is not to be sniffed at, and it’s obviously not a two-second process when it comes to paying it back. The ...

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Good vs. Bad Debt

Good vs. Bad Debt

Believe it or not there are different severities of debt; there’s good debt and bad debt. It’s important that you can understand the difference in severity between the different forms of debt you’re likely to incur as a student. Once you know whether the debt you’ve accrued is good or bad, you should be able to prioritize your repayments. Typically it’s a good idea to repay good debt last. What’s a good debt? A good debt is basically just an investment – albeit ...

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Top Tips for Writing and Preparing a CV at University or for Graduate Jobs

Top Tips for Writing and Preparing a CV at University or for Graduate Jobs

Most jobs that you apply for will require you to hand in a copy of your CV – and in a lot of cases you’ll need to fill out an application form too. This goes from the most basic of jobs to advanced graduate jobs – so the sooner you learn how to fashion an outstanding CV the better – because to land your dream job over the other applicants you need to make yourself stand out from the crowd as much as possible. Never rush a CV If you spend a good chunk […]

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