Monthly Archives: February 2014

Contemplating a PhD in Psychology – read before you apply…..! (advice also pertinent to other subjects……..)

I’m very grateful to my colleague who happened upon the web pages of Alex Wood, an Honorary Professor of Psychology at Manchester, as well as being a Professor of Psychology at Stirling, amongst other things! He has written very thought-provoking advice for … Continue reading

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Interviews….you may find changes afoot…..

I’ve posted on interviews before (check out the tag cloud on the right of the screen), but just wanted to alert you to some new-style interviews which are appearing on the horizon and are worth researching. In anything you’ll ever … Continue reading

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CV workshop materials

As promised at the recent workshop on marketing your PPLS degree to employers via your CV, you’ll find copies of all the resources here. Powerpoint philosophy PT CV workshop Jan 2014 Your philosophy skills Your LEL skills Skills developed via … Continue reading

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Get Creative with our new Creative and Cultural Careers Event……..

Remember last week when I gave you a sneak preview of our new Very Special Event……….? Well – it’s all out there now – on Facebook, Twitter and with its very own website designed by our students. Take a look – … Continue reading

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Broadcast journalism and beyond….plus a Sneak Preview of a Very Special Event……

As a career area which would utilise your ability with language, your research and communication skills, and more,  journalism is a career idea which many LEL students in particular find interesting to explore, though grads from across the school of PPLS … Continue reading

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