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5 months later…my new life in the West Midlands and an Internship I love!

After six months into my lovely new job as a mother, I became really bored of being at home, not having “my own” routine and not getting the chance to design and be creative. A lot of your self-confidence, and time, goes after having a baby because you now have this little person who is [...]

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The Library survival kit: Everything you need for those long library sessions…

In your final term of university you’ll probably find that the library is basically your second home. You’ll spend an upsetting amount of time there, know the staff by name, which computers play up and even have a favourite study spot. The library is not for the faint-hearted. Spells in the library are basically an [...]

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Have you considered the benefits of on-site massage for staff wellbeing solutions?

It has been 8 years since I changed my career and I haven’t looked back. For 20 years I worked in advertising and now run my own complementary therapy business, delivering on-site massage in the workplace. It feels strange when I listen to my clients offloading their stresses; I can see that was me 8 [...]

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Graduate Advantage celebrate a decade and launch postgraduate internships at Aston University

The Graduate Advantage programme celebrated in style at the recent showcase and launch event with a fantastic turnout of Aston colleagues. Support and praise came not only for the programme’s decade as the UK’s leading graduate internship provider, but staff also welcomed the launch of the new postgraduate internships. Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Helen Higson and [...]

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Have you got what it takes to be Birmingham’s 9th Graduate Apprentice? There’s still time to apply!

Launched in 2006, managed by BPS Birmingham Future in conjunction with Graduate Advantage, the programme is now successfully in its 9th Year. This unique programme is exclusive to Birmingham, offering exceptional graduates a uniquely structured, 12 month salaried placement. For the first time in 2013, the programme gave two Graduate Apprentice winners the opportunity to [...]

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