Student life

Are you a student or just about to start university? Don't worry, The Daily Wiz is by your side with advice to help you get through this important time and pass with flying colours! Whether you are a student in the UK or abroad as part of the Erasmus programme, your university years are often some of the best. So, to help you make the most of student life, The Daily Wiz is here to provide you with all you need to know when it comes to exams, house shares, moving to a new city (or even a new country), organising your time to reduce procrastination along with the best nights out and societies to join. Student life isn't just about going to a few lectures here and there and nights out, being a student also means integrating into student life, joining clubs and societies, finding the right degree and carrying out work experience, whether it be a summer placement or a placement year, to help you on the road towards the right career.

Unlocking Your Coding Skills: Benefits & Advice for Beginners

It's often being said now that everyone should have a basic knowledge of coding. Whether it's being able to tweak the design of your website, speed up your spreadsheets, or even creating your own games, programming skills enable you to take these tasks into your own hands and forge the solution y...

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Why understanding failure is the key to success

What is it that sets highly successful people apart from the crowd? Books have been written on the subject, interviews conducted and theories conjectured. To those who yearn for the answer, success becomes an enigmatic destination, dissociated with ideas of struggle, failure or fear. Quite convin...

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7 benefits of studying abroad with Erasmus

Do you know what Erasmus is? Perhaps you've heard of it, but you’re not completely sure how it works? Well, I'm here to tell you all about it from my own experience. If you asked me to define Erasmus I would say “the best experience of my life”, if you asked Google it would tell you that Erasmu...

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Life as a Vlogger: Becky Sheeran aka TalkBeckyTalk

Today we interview Becky Sheeran, the independent young vlogger who's amassed over 157,000 YouTube subscribers since creating her channel, TalkBeckyTalk, at the age of 22.  Find out more about her inspiration, the challenges of being a YouTuber and her plans for the future.  Where did you grow...

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9 ways to make a good first impression at your new job

You've finally got the job! You're impatient to show how enthusiastic you are and how much you want to stay at the company! The first few days are often considered as the most important as they allow you to give a first impression that will last for months. The objective isn't to scare your emplo...

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Infographic: 7 differences between the first and last day of an internship

“You can never make too much of a good first impression” my mum tells me over and over again… So for the first day of my internship at Wizbii, I arrived in a suit. I can’t even describe how awkward I felt when I opened the office doors. It's 2016 of course and employees, especially those who work...

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Graduate Jobs vs. Graduate Schemes: What's the Difference?!

So, you’ve just finished uni, but what now? You could take a year out and travel the world, start your own business, but perhaps the most popular option would be to find a job. After at least 3 years of uni, you might finally want something to show for all that hard work and study. Then there's t...

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4 characteristics of a successful distance learner

Attending university isn't for everyone and there are many reasons for choosing distance learning: the possibility of having a job whilst studying, having a family to look after or wanting to study a programme that isn't available in any nearby universities. Perhaps you've finally found something...

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Photography in the 21st Century

Being your own boss is the dream for many. No matter the background, everyone wants to be able to break out and stand in the spotlight as striking entrepreneurs.  For many the dream is to make their business their passion. Thus, making this the common ground for these four independent photograph...

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Brad Leman, TheGamingLemon: The Comedy Gamer With Over 3 Million YouTube Subscribers

It all started out with an HD PVR he bought at the age of 14 to record clips for a montage on Modern Warfare 2, but Brad has now reached over 3 million subscribers on YouTube. We find out more about his inspiration, plans for the future of his channel and, most importantly, Brad himself!   First...

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Was my summer of placements worth it?

In summer 2014, I spent 10 weeks commuting from Birmingham to Manchester to develop my portfolio. It was challenging, emotional, nerve-wracking, exhilarating and (at times) painfully boring. But was it worthwhile? I finished university with a CV boasting my retail and catering skills, but only t...

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CutiePieMarzia, the talented young YouTuber with endless creativity

Many young people express their creativity through music, cinema, theatre, but also blogs and YouTube channels. Some even a have an interesting talent! For Marzia, 23, her talent is, above all, part of her creativity. Smiling and sunny, this young Italian is now very famous thanks to her channel ...

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7 exciting graduate job opportunities to get rid of January blues!

We wanted to share these 7 exciting graduate job opportunities with you to help get rid of those January blues! You can of course find many more offers on Wizbii.    Amazon Graduate Software Development Engineer See job offer More info You will work as part of an Agile team at the Amazon...

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#Recruitment: What hobbies and interests should you include on your CV?

Ah, the famous "Hobbies and Interests" section... Even if it's not the first thing recruiters look at, it's still important as it allows recruiters to get an insight into your personality and interests. Certain companies such as Club Med for example, say that your personality is just as important...

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Want to teach English and travel the world? Sophie shares her experience

We are lucky enough to have the chance to speak to Sophie, who talks us through her experience teaching abroad after obtaining a TESOL certificate. Find out what motivated her to teach English abroad, how she found a teaching job, what it's really like to move to another country, the ups and down...

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10 tips to help expand your international network at uni!

Having the chance to meet international students is a great opportunity, it's the chance to practice a new language, meet new people, find a job or just to gain more insight into other countries and cultures. The founder of the startup Texten offers you 10 useful tips on how to expand your inter...

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What If I Don’t Want A City Internship? The Non-Profit Sector Might Just Be The Thing For You!

A Seemingly Dreadful Situation One of the great tragedies confronting students attending Russell Group universities (particularly for those studying in London) is the peer-induced pressure to find an internship in the City. Students are almost physically coerced not only by their peers but also b...

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5 creative CVs to help you feel inspired!

Ever felt like your CV was lacking that something special? An attention-grabbing CV could help you get your foot in the door.  Not only does it show employers that you can think outside the box, but it could also be a great opportunity to demonstrate your skills. The Daily Wiz team has decided to...

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