Monthly Archives: February 2013

Blogging your way towards a career in Speech and Language Therapy

At the recent PPLS alumni event, attended by 10 very articulate graduates from the school of PPLS (see previous post), I was very interested to find out about a blog called ‘A little less conversation’, written by one of our LEL alumni, Devon. … Continue reading

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Words from the wise…….your recent predecessors in PPLS…………..

   18th Feb, 5-7.30pm – a date for your diary – get along to the PPLS annual alumni event  in LT S21 and concourse, and listen to Words from the Wise. Only a year or two ago these alumni were in your shoes … Continue reading

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Advertising advertising, creative and digital media opportunites…..internships and more…. …

If you’ve ever looked at what graduates from English and philosophy degrees go on to do next, you’ll find advertising /marketing high on the list of the many and varied jobs which they get into. Plenty of Edinburgh psychology grads find creative uses for … Continue reading

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Wordy work experience…….

……..for penultimate year students, via language consultancy The Writer , 11-12th April, 2013. If you’re interested in making a career out of writing for business, The Writer team will  show you how by  giving you writing exercises, linguistic brainstorms and home-made pecha kuchas (yes, I … Continue reading

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Experience, charity fundraising, Indian restaurants, potential trip to India – and RBS(?!) – what do they all have in common?

 …..an Indian Summer! – a fascinating project designed to develop your skills and experience at all different levels, have fun and help others, all at the same time – supported by Prince’s Trust, RBS and Support Street Children Via Making … Continue reading

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