How to make the most of your final months at uni

computers on the ground floor of the University of Lincoln library (Photo: Gregor Smith)

The last few months of university are arguably the most important for any student. Chilling out and making the most of it may be on the bottom of your list of things to do, but also equally as important.

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Gap Year vs Straight to University


When exam results flood in, many A Level students are leaving school and trying to figure out what their next step will be. Two very popular options are heading straight to university or going on a gap year.

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Why is work experience so important for your career?

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Liam O’Dell explains why work experience is more than just making cups of tea.

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“We are at risk of losing our ability to think on our own”

Laura Roe graduated from Lincoln in 2014 with a deree in dance.

Recent Lincoln graduate Laura Roe fears the arts are being lost from our education as the number of young people studying arts for their GCSEs.

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Three in five East Midlands workers are unhappy

Depression and anxiety affects a large majority of people

If you’re enjoying your part time job while at university, you’re very much in the minority – a new survey has revealed that workers in the East Midlands are the second most unhappy in the country.

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The Golden Rules to making a CV


As an ex-student and recruitment specialist of several years, Phil Gratton reveals common Curriculum Vitae (CV) mistakes that people make and how to remedy them.

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Kickstart! – A New Careers Workshop For Second Years

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Second year students could benefit from some free workshops which will focus on applying for graduate work placements and jobs.

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Fighting fit – why going to the gym may help your job prospects

Photo: Oleg Klementiev

Going to the gym has never been better!

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Lincolnshire author explores its dark history

Author of Tales from the Gibbet Post, Daniel Codd

A Lincolnshire author has released an E-book which gives a fascinating insight into Britain’s  gruesome past. Tales From the Gibbet Post, written by Daniel Codd, describes 100 years of murder, riot and execution in 18th century Britain.

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Finding a graduate internship with a recruitment agency

– Alex Townley contributed to this report With hundreds of vacancies out there and a plethora of sites to trawl to find your perfect internship, working with a recruitment agency can be greatly beneficial in your graduate internship hunt. However, it is important that you understand a recruitment agency’s role in the hiring process. The aim […]

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