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20 April 2018

As the days begin to get longer and the weather starts to warm up, we all know what is coming... SUMMER! But if you want or need a job, how do you go about getting work? Read more…

9 April 2018

I’ll be honest, finding a placement was not easy! I did around 40 applications, had 5 assessment centres and countless video/telephone interviews, not forgetting the online tests. But it was 100% worth it. Read more…

9 January 2018

I’m currently a Residential Assistant (RA) living and working in the Swinhoe Halls on ARU's Cambridge campus, supporting students and gaining work experience. Read more…

21 November 2017

Over the summer of 2017, MA Publishing student Sarah Kendle applied for, secured and carried out an internship with top educational publishing house Cambridge University Press. We caught up with her to find out how it went. Read more…

6 November 2017

Working in any park is hard work and my placement at Lincolnshire Wildlife Park has been no different. It is a lot of physical work and a standard has to be maintained. Saying this, it's an amazing and enjoyable experience. Read more…

1 February 2017

Hello, I’m Dawn, a third year Accounting and Finance student in Chelmsford (and Lord Ashcroft International Business School Senior Intern 2017). It feels strange writing this blog and trying to think back to early last year where I was just about to start the second semester of second year… Read more…

2 May 2016

In my second semester of first year, I transferred from the smaller Peter Taylor building to the main block. I shared my kitchen with some great students from Brazil, who were on a year-long exchange and I still keep in contact with them now. Read more…

13 April 2015

Not sure that this is a headline (see picture) that I want to read over my cornflakes. The reason? I took a difficult decision to put other career options on hold, at a dodgy (old) age I might add, and have piled pretty much all of my resources in to a year of postgraduate education… Read more…

10 March 2015

When your CV is nicely prepped with all the experiences and volunteering you’ve ever done, you just need to spread the word of your knowledge. Here comes the networking event organised for students by Lord Ashcroft International Business School. Read more…

4 March 2015

Finally it happened, some of us waited for it like Christmas! Anglia Ruskin University’s Employability Service has represented a job showcase this week. With a wide range of companies and organisations from toxic-gas detector to web designers. Read more…

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