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Starting your own business
Our entrepreneurship directory lists organisations providing information, support and advice to help get your idea off the ground.
Career profile: Medical researcher
Without medical research, doctors wouldn't know what works and what doesn't. Find out how you can get involved.
Working in film development: Tessa Inkelaar
Tessa Inkelaar is a development producer, helping film-makers get their projects off the ground. She's applied the same principle to her career and has gone from...
Sell yourself: a cover letter guide for beginners
Your cover letter isn't just there to wrap your CV in, so use the space wisely. Hilary Freeman shares her tips on getting started.
Choices at 16: what next?
From apprenticeships to A-levels, check out our guide to the options out there and ideas on how to make the right choice for you.
Choices at 14: choosing your options
Your career may seem a distant idea, but the subjects you study now can affect your future direction. Check out our guide to choosing your options.
A term abroad: teaching US-style
How do teaching styles compare between the UK and US?
Student life: freshers’ fair
Peter considers the delights of freshers’ fair from the other side of the desk.
Connell Guides Essay Prize now open for entries
Calling English Literature sixth-form students! Win £500 and have your work read by writer Philip Pullman.