- Career development and working life
- Career ideas, job profiles and subjects
- Entrepreneurs and starting out on your own
- Getting a job
- Going to university
- Studying and exams
- Volunteering, travel and gap years
A term abroad: teaching US-style
How do teaching styles compare between the UK and US?
Alternatives to open days
Can't make it to an open day? Here are some other ways to get a feel for a university.
Fee waivers explained
Find out how fee waivers work, and why you should usually take a bursary instead if you are given the choice.
Student life: freshers’ fair
Peter considers the delights of freshers' fair from the other side of the desk.
How do lectures work?
When you think of university teaching, you probably think of lectures - but how exactly do they work?
New Enterprise Allowance explained
The New Enterprise Allowance (NEA) offers up to £65 a week to start a business if you're on certain benefits.
How to find valuable work experience while you study
Clare Whitmell shares her advice on how best to write your CV and cover letter when applying for opportunities.
Fancy a career in flood risk management?
Find out what a job in flood risk means and discover more about training opportunities with the Environment Agency.
Student life: perfect endings
As this series of monthly blogs draws to a close, Peter considers the importance of endings.