Student Jobs


Part-Time Jobs Websites

Part-Time Jobs Websites

Getting a Part Time Job as a Student Life as a student is hard enough, living on a limited budget and having to juggle studying with socializing and everything else. However if you can manage it, getting a part time job at Uni will provide you with an additional source of income that will come in very handy in the long run. For some students, getting a part time job won’t be an option, it will be a necessity. If you’re in that boat then you’ll be able to use ...

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Tips for Working While Studying Abroad

Tips for Working While Studying Abroad

Working during your studies might be something you’re banking on in order to help ends meet, and in order to subsidize your student loans and finance. What a lot of students don’t appreciate is that working abroad isn’t straight forward – a lot of countries will prohibit you from working, which is not ideal and comes as a surprise to many. Before we start looking at the rules in other countries, let’s have a look at the rules right here in the UK: If you’re a ...

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Use the Internet in your Graduate Job Search

Use the Internet in your Graduate Job Search

There was a time when hunting for a job would involve a trip down to the local recruitment agency or job centre. There was a time when dropping hundreds of handwritten or photocopied CVs into different businesses was the best way to get yourself a job. That’s not the case anymore though, thanks to the internet. Now you can apply for hundreds upon hundreds of jobs from the comfort of your own bed, simply by using a laptop or tablet computer. Applying for jobs ...

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Top Five Part Time Student Jobs

Top Five Part Time Student Jobs

If you’ve just arrived at university all bright-eyed and bushy tailed, you may well want to look into the employment options around you. Working during your studies is a great way to subsidize your partying and drinking – ensuring your loans never run out leaving you foraging for leftover food from your friends and housemates. Here’s a list of our top five part time student jobs: Retail – There are shops everywhere out there. From computer shops to supermarkets ...

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Going Self-Employed During University

Going Self-Employed During University

If you find yourself feeling a little strapped for cash during university you might think about getting a job. The problem is, hundreds maybe even thousands of other students will have that same idea – which could mean that getting a job close to your university is a nigh on impossible task. In situations like this, you might want to think about selling your skills by going self employed. What can you offer? We all have skills and hobbies – some people are ...

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Five Top Tips to Boost your Job Prospects

Five Top Tips to Boost your Job Prospects

When you leave university you’ll witness an almighty scramble for jobs. You’ll probably spend all night sitting up applying for your dream job – so it’s a good idea to make sure the CV that you’re submitting to prospective employers is as good as it possibly can be. Here are out five top tips to boost your job prospects – they can all go on your CV! Work experience! Nothing says “I love this industry” quite like a spell of work experience. If there’s one thing ...

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How do Costs Differ when Studying Overseas?

How do Costs Differ when Studying Overseas?

A few people I know spent several years studying at universities overseas – the first thing they always talk about when they recount their experience is that the costs vary wildly when compared with the UK. If you are one of the thousands of students out there thinking about studying abroad, make sure you do some solid research into the living and studying costs you’re likely to face during your time overseas. Commuting costs If you’re planning on studying ...

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Have you Considered a Working Holiday?

Have you Considered a Working Holiday?

If you fancy getting away from it all during the lengthy summer holidays then why not? Travel really does broaden the mind; you get to encounter new experiences and new cultures – and if you’re working whilst you’re abroad you’re pretty much being paid to have fun! It doesn’t get much better than that. Holidays are great but they tend to be over too soon, and they also tend to cost quite a bit of money. So why not kill two birds with one stone by going overseas ...

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Internships 101

Internships 101

Internships are a great way to fill some space on your CV; they’re also a good way to make contacts and improve your job prospects – and they’re also a great way to line your pockets. Find out exactly what an internship is in this article and why you should pull out all the stops to apply for them! What is an internship? An internship is basically like work experience, the difference is that the majority of internships are in fact paid positions. Lots of ...

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How to Become a Student Rep

How to Become a Student Rep

Before you can become a student rep, you need to know what one is. So, here’s a quick definition; a student rep is someone who stands up for students in a particular university – they may represent a group of students studying a specific course, or a group of students living in a specific block of halls, and so on. Student reps are supposed to liaise and converse with fellow students, to discover their concerns and issues with the university and the course. ...

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