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How Does Travel Fit Into Your Career Planning

This week my daughter arrived home from a six month stint backpacking through Asia.  This wasn’t her original plan – she had intended to travel over her summer break and go back to University to continue with postgrad studies this year. She just got slightly waylaid along the way.

What has been interesting for me […]

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First Year at University – Swimming or Sinking?

Semester One is well underway and hopefully you are starting to feel that you have found your feet and got your head around how everything works.  Over the past few weeks however, I have had a number of conversations both students and their parents about how difficult the transition can be.

It is a major […]

By |April 11th, 2016|Categories: Education|Tags: |Comments Off on First Year at University – Swimming or Sinking?

So you’re off to Uni…

It’s that time of year.  The long summer break is drawing to a close and across the country thousands of students are finishing up their holiday jobs, packing up everything they need for their first year at Uni, raiding home for all the bits & pieces that might be useful in their first flat, […]

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Making the most of Uni

Recently I attended an update session for careers advisors at one of our universities.  The first morning was spent hearing about the wide range of services on offer to both support students while they are studying and to enhance their whole university experience.

All of our universities go to great lengths to provide the best […]

By |November 28th, 2014|Categories: Education, Learning|Tags: , |Comments Off on Making the most of Uni

Why Career Plan?

So what exactly is career planning and why should you do it?   Career planning is about making clear, informed and realistic plans for your future – and then taking the steps to put your plan into practice.

If we haven’t done it ourselves, we certainly know of others who have drifted into and between jobs, […]

By |November 28th, 2014|Categories: Career Planning|Tags: |Comments Off on Why Career Plan?

Never Stop Learning

Setting up this website and finding out how to maximise my social media presence has been exciting new learning for me. As each new aspect falls into place and my understanding of how Facebook, Linkedin  and Twitter can interconnect grows, I am continually reminded how lucky I am to live in this time, where […]

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