Surrey Careers blog

Official blog of the University of Surrey's Employability and Careers Centre

How to successfully handle rejection emails

As a Final Year student, I have received my fair share of rejection emails. When it comes to job applications, regardless of whether the role is an internship, placement or graduate scheme many of us are in the same boat. We’ve all been there – you check your inbox and see an email from an […]

Student Enterprise – supporting your university journey

This guest blog has been written by Jocelyn Chandler-Hawkins from Student Enterprise, the University of Surrey team who provide enterprise support to students and graduates. What is Student Enterprise? The University of Surrey’s Student Enterprise team offer practical business support to entrepreneurial students and alumni* from all disciplines who aspire to run their own business, […]

Why you should gain experience whilst at university

This guest blog has been written by Sam Miles from Step, a company who provide a range of work experience opportunities for students and  graduates. Why you should gain experience whilst at university Along with ensuring you get the best grades you can and having a great time at university, another thing you should make a priority […]

Is it possible to have your student life in balance?

This guest blog for Stress Awareness day has been written by Diana Hill, a counsellor at the Wellbeing Centre. In case you have been trying to find it?! … there is no “ideal” balancing point between everything you are juggling: studying, part time work, looking after yourself, making friends, seeing family, doing your favourite hobbies and […]

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