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Changes in aerospace and what it means for graduates

Ian Stothers, Chief Technical Officer at Ultra Electronics, talks about the changes taking place in the aerospace industry and what that means for graduates. He talks about the skills and qualities…

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Innovation in the automotive industry and opportunities for graduates

Gary Colwill, Engineering Manager at Pektron, talks about the electronic innovations within the car industry, the qualities that graduates need in this sector and what he would want to ask at an…

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Nottingham Internship Scheme - Application Form (Q3)

Luke Lynch from the Careers and Employability Service gives advice on how to answer question three on the Nottingham Internship Scheme application form. The question is: identify a sector challenge…

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Nottingham Internship Scheme - Application Form (Q1)

Luke Lynch from the Careers and Employability Service gives advice on how to answer question one on the Nottingham Internship Scheme application form. The question is: please state why you have…

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Nottingham Internship Scheme - Application Form (Q2)

Luke Lynch from the Careers and Employability Service gives advice on how to answer question two of the Nottingham Internship Scheme application form. The question is: explain how your strengths and…

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Shehla Imtiaz-Umer - Reflection and insights

Shehla Imtiaz-Umer, GP Trainee, reflects on her experiences so far and what that means for the future.

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Shehla Imtiaz-Umer - Happiness at work

Shehla Imtiaz-Umer, GP Trainee, talks about the times she was happy and unhappy at work and what she learned from those experiences.

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Emily Hancock - Happiness at work

Emily Hancock, GP Trainee, talks about times she was happy and unhappy at work and what she learned from those experiences.

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Emily Hancock - Reflection and insights

Emily Hancock, GP Trainee reflects on her experiences at work and what that means for the future.

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#WeAreUoN Ark's story

Ark is relatively new in his role as a Senior Mobile Developer but he’s already making waves with his work on the MyNottingham app. His enthusiasm and openness to feedback from students and…

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A career in the environmental sector - could it be for you?

Sachin Gosai, Geotechnical Engineer talks about his work at Arup and the sector. He explains how the needs of his clients are changing, and identifies two things he wished he'd known when he…

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Considering a career in the environmental sector? A local employer offers advice

Paul Bennett, Director of Delta-Simons Environmental Consultants gives an insight into the work of his company as well as advice to students considering working in the sector. He talks about the…

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Careers support for PhD researchers

Kirstin Barnard, Senior Careers Adviser, provides information and advice on how the Careers and Employability Service can support the career development of PhD researchers. Your starting point should…

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Working in a commercial setting with a scientific background

Kiri Granger, PhD alumna and Director of Neuroscience at Cambridge Cognition, talks about her job role and working in a commercial setting. She explores the differences in working in this type of…

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Developing your career during and after your PhD

Kiri Granger, PhD psychology alumna from Nottingham, talks about how she met her future employer at a conference during the second year of her PhD. From starting with Cambridge Cignition as a…

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What does the Scientific Training Programme (STP) involve?

Ben Nicholson, Trainee Healthcare Scientist, explains what the NHS STP involves including what he does on a day to day basis, rotations and studying for a masters. He also gives an insight into the…

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Honorary Graduate 2018 - Sarah Gordy - Dr of Laws

Inspirational actor, dancer, model and Mencap campaigner Sarah Gordy MBE was awarded the Degree of Doctor of Laws honoris causa from The University of Nottingham on 12 December 2018. This video is a…

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A career in tax - it's varied and always in the news

Sam Nield, maths alumnus, is a tax associate at PwC. He secured an internship in his second year and was offered a job at the end of his degree. Sam talks about what he does on a day-to-day basis…

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Accountancy - much broader than you think

Lydia Hewitt, physics alumna, works as a finance analyst at Jaguar Land Rover, Lydia explains what she does on a day-to-day basis, the importance of people skills and gives advice on choosing a…

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Academic CVs - final thoughts (5/5)

Senior Careers Adviser, Clare Jones, gives her final thoughts on developing an academic CV and what you can do next. This is the fifth video in the series and if you want to have your CV reviewed,…

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Academic CVs - other academic duties (4/5)

In this fourth video in the series of five, Clare Jones, Senior Careers Adviser, talks about the other academic duties and responsibilities that you will want to reference in your CV. Clare gives…

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Academic CVs - teaching section (3/5)

In this video, the third in a series of five, Clare Jones, Senior Careers Adviser, provides examples of the type of experience you could include in the teaching section of your academic CV. This can…

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Academic CVs - research section (2/5)

In this second video in a series of five, Clare Jones, Senior Careers Adviser, outlines the content to include in the research section. She offers advice on how to present your research and the type…

From  Jackie Thompson 7 Months ago 0 likes 57 views 0  

Academic CVs - an introduction (1/5)

In this first video in a series of five short videos, Clare Jones, Senior Careers Adviser, outlines how to structure your academic CV and why it's important to keep it up to date. For tips and…

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MSc Environmental Leadership and Management

Dr Nick Mount and Dr Chris Ives talk about the MSc Environmental Leadership and Management.For more information visit: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/go/elm

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Sports facility access - Clare

A sports facilities access video filmed at Jubilee Sports Centre with disabled student - Clare Stephenson-Hunter. The video features Clare's journey through the facility as a disabled student,…

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Four ways to enhance your career prospects

Kirstin Barnard, Senior Careers Adviser, offers advice to postgraduate taught students on how to make the most of your time at Nottingham to enhance your career prospects

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Your Careers team, here for you

Chris Jones, Senior Careers Adviser, talks about how the Careers and Employability Service supports postgraduate taught students to make informed choices about their future.

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#WasteNott — the plastics challenge

We've developed new targets to change the way we use single-use plastic. Get involved and play your part. https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/wasteNott

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Job interview success: get to know Mondelez

Want to know how to impress an interviewer? It's simple, get to know the company inside out. This is often called commercial awareness. Katya Savelieva, from Mondelez, explains what they would…

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Job interview success: get to know Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Want to know how to impress an interviewer? It's simple, get to know the company inside out. This is often called commercial awareness. Monica Fowler, from Enterprise Rent-A-Car, explains what…

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Job interview success: get to know Nottinghamshire Police

Want to know how to impress an interviewer? It's simple, get to know the company inside out. This is often called commercial awareness. Craig Guildford, Chief Constable from Nottinghamshire…

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How to overcome interview nerves

Everyone has interview nerves but what can you do to let the real you shine through? Kirstin Barnard, Senior Careers Adviser, talks you through the various ways you can overcome your nerves before…

From  Jackie Thompson 10 Months ago 0 likes 425 views 0  

Moving on from academia - a researcher's experience

Dr Josephine Welham talks about why she decided to leave her research career and how she identified what she wanted to do in the future.

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How to overcome job interview nerves

Do you have an interview coming up? Are you getting nervous? Don't worry, Kirsty Barnard, Senior Careers Adviser, outlines the things you can do before and during the interview to overcome your…

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Careers advice for Chinese graduates returning home

Jessy Cheng, our Global Employment Manager based in Shanghai, offers advice on the key three skills you need to be successful in the job market in China. She also focuses on the importance of work…

From  Jackie Thompson 11 Months ago 0 likes 134 views 0  

Careers advice for Malaysian graduates returning home

Kohila Palanisamy, our Global Employment Consultant based in Kuala Lumpur, talks through the graduate recruitment process in Malaysia, where to look for vacancies and company information as well as…

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Expert advice on becoming an archivist

Dr Simon Innes-Robbins, Nottingham alumnus, Senior Curator at the Imperial War Museums gives an insight into the different types of archives in the UK. He also offers advice on the importance of work…

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Working with children in a charity setting

Claire Perry loved teaching but decided she wanted to focus on the pastoral side of working with children. She's now a Childline Volunteer Co-ordinator for the NSPCC - it's an ideal role as…

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Working with children in education but not as a teacher

Lucy Hemsley, psychology alumna, talks about her role as a project worker at IntoUniversity. She was keen to work with children in the education sector or charity sector so IntoUniversity was a…

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Diversity and Inclusion in Sport

University of Nottingham Sport are committed to making sure our community can get involved with our sporting offer. From our pioneering Welfare in Sport campaign to our supported fitness…

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Medics: The benefits of networking during your Clinical Phase

Two F2 doctors, a fourth-year medical student and Dr Nick Raine-Fenning, reader and consultant, talk about the benefits of networking to fully explore a specialty and to build relationships for the…

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Medics: Maximise your time and build your CV during the Clinical Phase

Two F2 doctors and a fourth- year medical student give examples of how you can get involved in additional activities during your clinical experiences to build your CV and meet the requirements of the…

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Medics: Self awareness and reflection during your Clinical Phase

Two F2 doctors and a fourth-year medical student explore how they reflected on their clinical experiences - what they enjoyed, the positives and negatives of a specialism and their own strengths and…

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Medics: How your Clinical Phase can influence your career decision

Two F2 doctors and a fourth-year medical student talk about how their clinical placements uncovered some surprises in terms of their perceptions and their career thinking. Keep an open mind during…

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What will you do with your animal sciences degree?

Alumna Katy Hogg talks about her career path following her animal science degree and how she uses the skills she learned during her degree on a daily basis. She offers her advice to students…

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How to get a job with a charity

Sarah Hancock, philosophy and theology alumna, works for The Challenge. She gives advice on how you can stand out in the recruitment process, the skills charities look for and the evidence that you…

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From animal science degree to project management

Sarah Johns, Project Manager and animal sciences alumna talks about what her roles in project management within the science sector. She explains the relevance of her degree to project management and…

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Biosciences 360 facilities tour

Take a look around our Sutton Bonington Campus to see the range of facilities available to students studying in the School of Biosciences. www.nottingham.ac.uk/biosciences

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Computer Science 360 facilities tour

Take a look around Jubilee Campus to see where you would study as a computer science student at Nottingham. www.nottingham.ac.uk/computerscience

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Vlog: Sooo...what shall I do when I graduate? | Digital Marketing

Third-year student, Maria, explores options for when she finishes her degree in Contemporary Chinese Studies with International Relations. In this vlog, she talks about her experiences at the Digital…

From  Carla Froggatt A year ago 0 likes 10 views 0  

Advice for medical students considering academic medicine

Nick Raine-Fenning, Consultant Gynaecologist and Reader at the University talks about how he became an academic and provides advice to medical students who may be considering academic medicine as an…

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Combining my medical background with a legal career

Adam Harrison, a Nottingham alumnus, talks about how after training and working as a doctor, he decided to retrain as a lawyer. He now combines both his interests in medicine and the law in his…

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Putting together your application portfolio for medical specialist training

James Offer, Nottingham alumnus, explains what you should include in your application portfolio providing examples from his own experience. James also provides his top tips on getting your portfolio…

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Organising my F2 medical training year abroad

Ciara Deall, Nottingham alumna, talks about how she organised her F2 training year in Australia and why she decided to spend another year there working before returning to the UK to continue her…

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LinkedIn: Connection Invitations

Are you looking to make connections on LinkedIn? To ensure you get positive responses to your request, follow the three P's! Hannah Woolley, Employability Education Manager from the Careers and…

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LinkedIn: Your Summary

Are you using LinkedIn to make contacts and search for job vacancies? Then you'll need a strong personal summary. Hannah Woolley, Employability Education Manager from the Careers and…

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LinkedIn: Your Professional Headline

Your professional headline is one of the first elements of your profile that LinkedIn users will see and so it's important to get it right. Hannah Woolley, Employability Education Manager, from…

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Career advice | Get support from a mentor

Nerissa Culli, neuroscience student, joined the Career Mentoring programme because she wanted to find out the differences between academic and industrial research, what lab activities involved and…

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Career advice | Professional guidance from alumni

Amy Prosser, Senior Scientist at Sygnature Discovery, talks about her role as a mentor and the types of questions she gets asked by students. They range from how she chose her PhD and how she got…

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Career advice | How to write a great application form

Erica Sparkes, Employability Education Projects Officer gives her advice on making an effective job application.

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Leadership Award: Sustainability in Campus Design

Since joining the University of Nottingham in 1995, Chris Jagger has brought a visionary approach to long-term integrated planning, development, maintenance and growth of the multi award-winning…

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When beasties go large: #BeastsofUoN

Who are the #beastsofUoN? Students, staff and members of the community at the University of Nottingham share their green and beautiful surroundings with a startling range of often highly visible and…

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Career advice | How to ace an assessment centre

Shelley Ashenden, Senior Careers Adviser, gives her top tips for acing an assessment centre.

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Career advice | How to make your CV stand out

Cathy Sibley, Employability Education Projects Officer, gives her top tips on how to make sure your CV stands out from the rest and is placed in the 'interview' pile!

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Career advice | How to give a strong presentation

Luke Lynch, Employability Education Projects Officer, gives his top tips on how to deliver an effective presentations during the recruitment process. Often this is an activity that students or…

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Career advice | How to write an effective covering letter

Hayley Gilmore, Students' Union Employability Manager, gives her top tips on writing an effective covering letter when applying for a job vacancy.

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Karen Cox - Career Support

Professor Karen Cox, Deputy Vice-Chancellor 2013-2017, speaks about how the University of Nottingham has supported her career

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Nottingham Consultancy Challenge - working on a research project for Romax Technology

Carlos Bianco, Head of Commercial Operations, talks about the research project that he set our students as part of the Nottingham Consultancy Challenge. He explains what they are going to do with the…

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What does a sports consultant do? Richard Watton, alumnus, explains

Richard Watton, who works for The Sports Consultancy in London, talks about his role liaising with cities and sporting bodies to deliver high profile events. He also explores the skills you need and…

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Seamless and Intelligent Mobility at Nottingham

Find out what research is being done into Seamless and Intelligent Mobility at the University of Nottingham.

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A look back at the Nottingham Advantage Award 2016-17

Through the Nottingham Advantage Awards our students develop their employability skills through the completion of three extracurricular modules. There are 300 modules to choose from and it's…

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Nadia Whittome, first year law student talks about her interest in politics and experience to date!

Nadia talks about her interest in politics and how she has gained valuable work experience including working as a parliamentary intern during the Referendum campaign.

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Securing the low carbon bio-economy of the future

Today, many products are manufactured from fossil fuels using energy-intensive petrochemical technologies. We will spearhead the transformation of energy-intensive economies into low carbon…

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Discover our world

Welcome to our extraordinary world. A world where we unlock potential, where we equip our students to change the world, and where our pioneering research solves global challenges. Discover our world,…

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Welcome to our world

Welcome to our extraordinary world. A world where we unlock potential, where we equip our students to change the world, and where our pioneering research solves global challenges. Discover our world,…

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How The Vine Community Centre benefited from our student consultants

Cheryl Hemmings, Centre Manager and Rupert Aikman, Board Director talk about how a group of multi-disciplinary students helped to raise the profile of The Vine and encourage more people to volunteer.…

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John Hess, BBC editor talks about the challenges faced by political journalists

John Hess, worked for BBC East Midlands Today between 1997 and 2015, In this video he talks about the challenges of political journalism, the difference between regional and national reporting and…

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John Hess, BBC political editor talks about pursuing a career in journalism

John Hess, worked for BBC East Midlands Today between 1997 and 2015. In this video he talks about his interest in politics and the skills you need to become a journalist. In this competitive area of…

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Dr Emma Taylor-Steeds, PhD alumna - Using the Careers and Employability Service

During Emma's third year of her PhD Chemistry, she made the most of the help available from the Careers and Employability Service. She had a one-to-one appointment with careers, a CV and…

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Dr Emma Taylor-Steeds, PhD alumna - Sharing her career plans with her supervisors

When Emma decided she wanted to move into industry after her PhD in chemistry, she talked it through with her supervisors. They were incredibly supportive.

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Dr Alasdair Taylor, PhD alumnus - moving into commercialising research

Alasdair is the Industry Programme Manager at The Royal Society. He talks about how his interest grew from an interest in research to how research ideas were commercialised and the roles he then…

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Dr Alasdair Taylor, PhD alumnus - Leaving academia?

Alasdair is the Industry Programme Manager at The Royal Society. He talks about the reasons why he thinks using the term 'leaving academia' is outdated and suggests alternatives.What do you…

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Dr Alasdair Taylor, chemistry alumnus offers advice to PhD students leaving academia

Alasdair is the Industry Programme Manager at The Royal Society. He offers several pieces of advice to PhD students thinking about leaving academia based on his own experiences.

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Chris McDonald from Golder Associates talks about his career in waste management

Chris McDonald, Principal at Golder Associates, talks about his career in waste management and sustainability. He advises students interested in the environmental sector to think about what type of…

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Emily Buddin - Using the skills from her geography degree in transport planning.

Emily talks about her interest in transport planning and how she uses the skills developed during her geography degree in her job on a daily basis.

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Dr Victoria Richards talks about how she used the Careers and Employability Service

Victoria talks about how she used the Careers and Employability Service during her PhD studies. The workshops and one to one appointments she attended helped her secure her first job at The Royal…

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Dr Victoria Richards - From PhD Chemistry to Senior Editor

Victoria talks about her role as Senior Editor at Springer Nature and how she gain experience and developed her editing skills during her studies at Nottingham.

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Dr Carl Mundy, PhD alumnus talks about using the Careers and Employability Service

Carl talks about how the Careers and Employability Service helped him achieve his career aim. He attended a range of workshops and now on reflection says he should have used them more!

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Dr Carl Mundy - PhD Astronomy to Data Analyst

Carl talks about how his interest in writing software during his PhD lead to his interest in data analysis. He also identifies the transferable skills he developed during his PhD, through a work…

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Dr Carl Mundy, PhD alumnus, talks about the job application process

Carl, who competed his PhD Astronomy, secured his first position as a Data Analyst with Tessella. He gives an insight into the application process he experienced with Tessella

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Dr Emma Taylor-Steeds - My career journey from my PhD

Emma talks about the career choices she made during her PhD Chemistry and the equality and diversity roles she secured within higher education.

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Alexander Stephens, engineering alumnus, talks about his move into the construction sector

Alexander studied mechanical engineering and now works for Bouygues, a UK construction company. He talks about his role, why he moved into the construction sector, why he loves it and the…

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Sport at The University of Nottingham

We strive to inspire our students to stay active and reach their potential in sport and fitness….with the new £40 million David Ross Sports Village, more student sports clubs than any…

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