Festival time: Survival tips, accessories and the best apps!

Summer is here and we won't let the rain get us down. Good luck to anyone braving the mud and floods at Glastonbury this weekend! Whether this is the first time you're going to a festival or not, these tips and tricks could help make your festival experience a lot more pleasant. (Watch out, we di...

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Words you should avoid at all costs in a job interview!

You've finally got a job interview after having waited for so long, which will hopefully allow you to get the internship, work placement or job of your dreams! You're so excited that you can already imagine yourself strolling down the corridors of the company's offices. The only thing that's left...

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Public speaking: 8 tips for a successful pitch

If you want to make it as an entrepreneur, you have to know how to present your ideas effectively. In this article you can find 8 things all great public speakers do before speeches that you can use during your next pitch!  It's an undeniable fact: public speaking is a skill that all entrepreneu...

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A short guide to surviving life after university

Yay! University is over and now… it’s time for real life. There’s no point living in the future and worrying for no reason, now is a time to celebrate. In case you hadn’t already realised, you’re only 22 years old (or somewhere around there) and you have your whole life ahead of you! You have a w...

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Lara Wirth - Armageddon Painted - The 16-year-old Australian procrastorpainter

You may have already come across her breathtaking creations, and if not, prepare to be amazed. At only 16 years old, Lara has more than 167,000 views on YouTube and 60,000 followers on Instagram thanks to her special effects makeup skills. Read on to find out more about this talented young Austra...

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Why should students & graduates use professional social networks?

Generation Y has grown up with social networks: from the good old days of Bebo and Myspace up until the arrival of Facebook and Twitter in the 2000's. More graduates are using social and professional networks than ever before, however, it's important to pay attention to the different behavioural ...

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Pedallo, the UK startup addressing global health concerns

Today we interview our very own contributor and young entrepreneur, Luke Martin. 28-year-old Luke shares some of the challenges of starting a business, along with useful startup advice and a little more about his recently launched startup, Pedallo.  Can you tell us a little about your backgrou...

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The struggles of writing a dissertation

Final year problems I have to admit that writing my dissertation was not as fun as I expected. As much as I loved my research topic and as much as I enjoyed reading about it, writing a 10,000 word dissertation turned out to be quite stressful. There were days when I would open the documents on my...

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How to build your personal brand and stand out in a job interview?

Have you ever wanted to know how to have a successful job interview? To help answer this important question, we decided to interview Ángeles García Lahiguera, Project Manager at Trabajando.es. Ángeles tells us that there is nothing more important than being prepared, thinking about possible quest...

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The job search: When should you call employers?

We all know the standard routine when trying to find a job: hours spent perfecting your cover letter to match the job requirements, making sure you have used the right adjectives to describe yourself to avoid words like “passionate”, sending a creative CV to stand out from the crowd… but what if ...

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Soft skills: How to show off your personality and get hired!

Looking for your first job but don't have enough experience on your CV to get noticed by employers? Don't panic! All of us use skills without even noticing: soft skills, to be precise! Let's have a look at what they are and find out how to identify those which will best help you stand out in the...

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How to write a follow-up email after a job interview

You're looking for a job, and it's taking ages. Finding a job is extremely time consuming and often not very fruitful, which is why favoring the quality of applications over the quantity will save you time. Everyone keeps telling you to send personalised applications! Follow-up emails are as impo...

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3 steps to finding a job alongside your studies

Increasing numbers of companies in the UK and abroad want their future employees to have more experience and training. Because of this, many young people are asking the question, "How can I find a job after university if I have no previous experience in the sector?" It's not an easy task, but it...

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What are the jobs of the future in digital technology?

Digital technology is the leading employment sector with almost 900,000 vacancies estimated for 2020, according to predictions made by the European Union. But what are these jobs, what positions have been created recently and what areas are expected to undergo most growth over the coming years? C...

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Student Entrepreneur: How to Balance Your Time Between Study and Startup

Article written by Hugo Weinmann, Founder of I-Marketing Pro Before becoming a student entrepreneur, it's important to have an idea for your project (innovative or otherwise), but you also need to be aware of one very important thing: you're going to have to manage two timetables. Your universit...

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How to know when it’s time to leave: 10 tell tale signs for the newly employed

Remember the days when you were still in education and you were excited about the prospect of getting your first job and that first proper payslip? Do those thoughts seem like a distant memory? Now you’ve got that job, perhaps the novelty has worn off a little and you’ve started to think “is this...

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How To Budget Travel Successfully

Jet Set, Go! Make Sure You’ve Booked a Flight to Fit Your Budget No matter if it’s regarding the dates you’re travelling or the cities you’re going to; flexibility is a great way to take advantage of the best travel deals available. StudentUniverse allows you to compare flights and accommodation ...

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How to find a job after graduation? By following these 3 steps!

In the not so distant future you will say goodbye to university and proudly enter the world of work, degree in hand and high expectations. Despite the difficulties of finding a job, you needn't worry, because having a degree is still the most effective way to get hired. In fact, the majority of e...

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