Mature Students’ Spotlight II

  Hi everyone, I hope everyone enjoyed their Christmas break and that you are all now feeling refreshed and ready for the new academic term. There will be some new starters joining us in January and February and I am sure you will make them all feel welcome, and of course, some of you will…

Mature Students’ Spotlight

It has been a busy fresher’s period, and I have been delighted to have met so many mature students from a wide variety of ages and of different backgrounds during my first few weeks in post. There was an amazing turn out of mature students at the fresher’s fair and it is encouraging seeing so…

HLS Plan Ahead, Value Employability Conference 2016

See a full schedule and list of exhibitors on MyGateway. The conference aims are to motivate you to plan your career increase your sector knowledge especially as many of you will be working in multi-disciplinary environments in the future inspire you to participate in work experience including voluntary, summer, overseas and year long placements in order to develop your confidence and employability skills. Students who attend…

Getting Feedback

  It can be tough when you find out you didn’t get the job. Although it can be disheartening, you have to remember that most people aren’t offered every job they apply for. The most important thing is your ability to take something away from the experience.   What if you got rejected right at the start…

Common Interview Problems

Interviews can be daunting. Sometimes, despite doing your best to research the company and the role beforehand, you can still find yourself in a tricky situation on the day. Here are some top tips on how to deal with problems that may arise: You don’t know the answer to a question You may not be able…