Surrey Careers blog

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

Start before you are ready? How to start a business in no time. Part 1

This week’s guest blog is from Leanne Thompson, who recently graduated with a Business Management degree from the University of Birmingham. She went straight into setting up her own local events business and shares what she has learnt over the past few months here. This blog will be published in 2 parts – look out for […]

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 […]

My graduate journey in the tech industry, James Nickelson, CAPCO

James Nickelson from CAPCO tells us about his role in the Technology sector. We asked James to tell us a bit about himself and his role. Hey! I’m James and I’m a University of Surrey graduate. I studied International Business Management and graduated in 2016. I didn’t do a placement, but looking back I wish I […]

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