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“It’s your parents’ first time living too”: What we can learn from my mum’s career change at 54

I recently sat down with my mum who, aged 54, left her career as a Family Liaison Officer provision to start a new job as a custody officer. She spoke…

Erasmus+, worth all the fuss?

The surprise withdrawal of the UK from the Erasmus+ international exchange programme was one of the most unlikely and disappointing revelations of the post-Brexit trade deal. In an attempt to…

Careers: how to find summer internships

With the semester finally coming to an end, and with an inevitably long summer ahead, some of us might be looking for internships or some work experience. Although it sounds…

The definitive guide to Edinburgh University’s libraries

Exam season is looming once again, and the main library has begun to fill up. During busy periods of the semester there often seems to be a lack of study-space…

How to be boosting your CV throughout the year

Grades are important but are not always the necessary evidence of the various skills that employers value and often seek. With an increasingly competitive job market, finding ways to stand…