Happy New (Academic) Year!

Top 3 Resolutions with a Careers Twist

New Year is traditionally a time for meeting friends, raising a glass or two, reflecting on the year past and thinking about the future.  The start to a new academic year is no different, so why not adopt the resolution idea here too?  We’ve looked at the top 3 resolutions and given them a careers twist for you.


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International student? five ways to make the most of your time at Essex

Just arrived at Essex?

Hello and welcome to our global community from your Employability and Careers Centre (or E&CC for short!)

We want you to have the time of your life whilst you’re here. That means making the most of everything that life at Essex has to offer. Remember – there’s more to university life than study alone! Whilst your academic studies are likely to be your main reason for being here, Essex has so much more on offer. So, how can you make the most of your time in the UK? We’re here to show you how and offer you a helping hand if you need it. Continue reading

Hayward Gallery placement helps Essex student brush up employability skills

Sophie Dickey talks about her recent placement at the Hayward Gallery in London.


What kind of work have you been involved in with the Hayward Gallery, and what did you enjoy the most?

During my time at the Hayward Gallery, I have been working on an archive project, specifically focusing on digitising some of the Hayward’s materials from its past exhibitions. Continue reading