Author: James Pavey

5 Reasons Why Placement Year Is A Good Idea

We all know that graduate employability is always on our minds at university and the topic can certainly stress us out. After all, we all came to university to be well equipped for the big wide world. Here are 5 reasons why I think doing a placement year is beneficial for you. 1. You put theory into Practice 10 minutes into the lecture…Placement provides you with the opportunity to apply what you have learnt to real-world problems. From market segmentation to Fourier analysis (Second theory I have no clue about – I just googled something engineering related…), what you are...

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How to Prepare for University Over the Summer

University can seem daunting, and the unknown even more so. Do these 5 things and you’ll be more than ready for the journey of a lifetime in September… 1. Do some reading Let’s get the ‘boring’ one out of the way first. No one will expect you to have read the entire recommended reading list (and some people don’t read anything) but doing a bit of reading before you go will certainly do no harm. Look at your syllabus, see what interests you and have a read. Not only will this give you a head start but it’ll get...

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