So you want to be a teacher? Your personal statement is your first opportunity to explain why you’d be great at it. It can seem pretty daunting, especially when you have only 4000 characters to explain why you deserve a place on the course – never fear; we’ve got just the right recipe for you:
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Take the opportunity to think about your strengths, values, goals and aspirations alongside a supportive community of women. Whatever your background or ambitions, Sprint gives you a fantastic chance to think about and work towards what you want.
Do you wonder how you can suddenly become a creative innovator?
Don’t worry, you already have this ability, it’s just about getting some practice and building those creative muscles!
…and it’s a question many students ask us! So how can you decide if postgraduate study is the right next step for you? Let’s start with the myth busting:
To start a career in law or not to start a career in law, that is the question
Whether you are studying law or not, your law career options are many and varied, here we explain a few you might not have thought of: Continue reading
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Make it formal with a Postgraduate Certificate in New Venture Creation.
Did you know that the University of Essex has been supporting aspiring graduate entrepreneurs with a Start-Up Grant programme?
Once a month a successful applicant receives up to £1,000 to help them get their business set up and ready to go. Christopher Lier, founder of the Presentation Champion, was awarded the grant in September.
This is his story.
Thinking about a Placement Year?
Nigel Collins, Faculty Placements Officer for Science and Health, tells all on taking a placement year.
It’s another placement success story!
MSc Cancer Biology student Ryan Blake recently completed a placement with Cancer Research UK at their world leading research facility in Cambridge. Ryan spent 3 months working on-site in CRUK laboratories to gather data for his research project, looking at the role of molecules involved in breast cancer development and how they can be used as targets for drugs. Continue reading