Internships: What are the benefits and where to apply?

Not everyone is aware of the importance of having some professional, hands-on experience. Although student loans will usually cover rent, many of us will need to find a part-time job to pay for other important things like food, bills, books etc., with a bit on the side for going out occasionally ...

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Summer placements: It's not too late!

For many of us, it's that time of year again. No, I'm not referring to the looming presence of exams and deadlines. Over the last couple of months we've been sending out a seemingly endless stream of applications for summer placements, internships, schemes - you name it, we've probably applied fo...

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4 mistakes to avoid when starting a business

Starting a business isn't a question of improvisation. To start with, you need to have an idea and then know how to put it in place step by step... If not, your business probably won't last very long! To help you, I wanted to share 4 mistakes you should avoid at all costs when starting your busin...

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TickX: Compare ticket prices online to find the best deals!

24-year-old Steve Pearce, co-founder of TickX, tells us about the app nicknamed the 'Skyscanner' of event ticketing. Find out more about the inspiration behind this promising startup, plus helpful advice for other young entrepreneurs. How old were you and Sam when you decided to create TickX ...

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How to handle interview stress!

It could be the night before your interview, or even hours, but how can you handle interview stress? Here are some useful tips gained from first-hand experience which we hope will help you feel a little more relaxed and show the interviewers what an amazing candidate you really are. Try not to ma...

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When not to use a creative CV

We’re fans of the alternative CV here at The Daily Wiz, you only need to check out our previous article on them to see why. They can be a fantastic way to show off your creative abilities and your determination. We believe they can be something that really sets you apart from the crowd – if used ...

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Revise for exams like a pro!

"University exams are like A Levels, the only difference is that there are a lot more of them and they are much more difficult". This is the kind of thing you will probably hear first year uni students say, but don't panic! With a good revision method you can revise and stay calm at the same time...

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The Profs: the tutoring startup helping university students

The Daily Wiz team came across successful UK startup The Profs and decided to interview young entrepreneurs and co-founders Rory, Richard and Leo to find out more.  Firstly, how did you all meet and what inspired you to create The Profs? Well, Leo and Richard are brothers (although Richard cl...

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How to write the perfect cover letter & find a summer job!

Summer is fast approaching and it's time to think about preparing your CV and cover letter if you want to be sure to find a summer job. But don't worry, we're here to give you some useful advice to help you write the dreaded cover letter. Don't forget, recruiters want to hire the most trustworthy...

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Under 30's: why there's no better time to start your own business

We often hear students say things along the lines of: "I'd love to start my own business" or "Being an entrepreneur would be amazing", but how many of them actually go for it? Young people often wait years before taking the leap and, in many cases, abandon the idea completely. But why? "I don't h...

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How to procrastinate effectively this exam season

Exam season - two words which are enough to strike dread and fear into the heart of any student. We all have our own way of getting through it. For some it's a regimented routine of study in the library, for others it's a more flexible routine wherever they feel most comfortable. However, sometim...

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Job interview: it's your turn to ask the questions!

Your interview is almost over, the interviewer has finally finished grilling you and asks you one last question: Do you have any questions? It's time to think hard and come up with a good question, but you can't think of what to reply (too much pressure?), and what a shame, as it's important to f...

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5 useful tips to help you organise your job search and find a job

We all go through the phase of "looking for a job", whether it's as a student, looking for an internship or part-time job, or as a young graduate looking for a first job. With all the different ways of finding a job available, it's easy to feel lost. Where should you start? What sites should you ...

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Getting your language skills back up to scratch

Learning a language is more important than ever. Due to globalization, it's completely normal to work in a foreign country or with colleagues who don't speak the same language as you. As well as providing us with important cognitive benefits, learning a language can also makes us more conscious o...

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[Infographic] First Job: Expectations vs. Reality!

Tim has just got his first job and, like most young graduates, he's convinced that he's found the job of his dreams: a stylish desk with a brand new shiny Mac, a high-tech coffee machine and a salary to match that of a senior executive with 5 year's experience. Unfortunately, the reality doesn't ...

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Help! What experience should I include on my CV?

Not having enough relevant experience is a common problem for students and graduates. It can be tempting to include every little detail of your past employment in an attempt to fill up as much space as possible on your CV. However, as with many situations, sometimes less is more. By leaving out l...

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10 conversation tips to improve your job interview

After watching the video from TED, “10 ways to have a better conversation” with Celeste Headlee, we decided to apply the advice given in the video to an interview situation, to help show you not only how to have a better conversation, but also a better interview.  According to the video, we all ...

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7 apps to stop you from losing your mind during exams!

As if being a student wasn't complicated enough, exams are now approaching, a little too quickly. To help you organise your life and maximize your revision time, we decided to make a list of the top apps for students to help you balance studying with other fairly important things such as having a...

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