Surrey Careers blog

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

If you have an entrepreneurial spirit Student-Led Projects could be for you

  This year, Surrey is setting up a new Student-Led Projects scheme to support students to set-up and undertake projects to benefit teaching and learning across the University. Submissions are invited from all areas of the educational experience. Each of the successful submissions will be awarded up to £500 as well as support from the University […]


My Professional Training Year- Emily Johnson, Classic Collection Holidays

Emily Johnson, a Hospitality and Tourism student, reflects on her Professional Training Year at Classic Collection Holidays. When I applied to Surrey University, I applied for the sandwich degree which includes a placement year. I knew that doing a placement year would help me gain invaluable experience, which I believe is important for tourism graduates. […]


Top tips for applying for Undergraduate of the Year awards

The Undergraduate of the Year Awards team share their top tips for applying for the Undergraduate of the Year awards. 1. Preparation is key: Don’t wait until just before the deadline to apply and finish the tests, and this is especially the case when you’ve got written questions to answer. Try and give yourself plenty […]


Strength based interviews

  Graduate recruitment is constantly evolving, as global organisations look for new ways to select the very best from the talent pool. The competency approach has been found to generate fairly rehearsed interview answers, which is why in recent years more leading graduate recruiters are trying a new interview approach: strength based interviews. What are […]


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