By Dr Luciana Iwasa, Careers Adviser, University College Birmingham As a former international student, I understand how overwhelming it can be to move to a different country to study at HE level. The whole education system is different. The… Read More »Making the most of your time in the UK – a perspective of a former international student
Making the most of your time in the UK
Personal Development Planning (PDP): PDP is the idea that rather than leaving our development to random chance we can take charge of it through conscious analysis and planning. It is a system that you can use to address your educational… Read More »Planning for Career Success – Skill Development for International Students
“Employability skills are a set of attributes, skills and knowledge that all labour market participants should possess to ensure they have the capability of being effective in the workplace.”The Confederation of British Industry Moving to the UK to study, a… Read More »Making the most of your time in the UK
Did you know that the Midlands International Group (a group of representatives from over 15 Midlands based university careers services) have a specific focus on careers support for international students and graduates? In this blog I will explain how to make the most of your university’s careers service… Read More »Making the most of your University’s Careers Service
What are the top three recommended activities, outside of study, for newly arrived international students to engage in?
Arriving in a new country can be daunting, with the challenge of settling into a new culture, developing new study skills and approaches, as well as finding new activities and challenges to keep you happy and make you feel you belong. … Read More »What are the top three recommended activities, outside of study, for newly arrived international students to engage in?