Monthly Archives: August 2015

What do Careers Consultants and bank staff have in common……..?

………contrary to popular belief, they don’t tell you what to do! I recently had to go to talk to my bank, and I was intrigued to hear words from the bank staff which very much echoed some of the words I … Continue reading

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Philosophy and tech start-up, management consultancy etc – what’s the connection?

….the answer is …..your ability to think critically! Ask any philosophy grad what skills they use from their degree in their work, and top of the list is usually analytical and critical thinking, ability to follow an argument, logic – … Continue reading

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Educational psychology…….hear it from a current student….

Catriona, a current student on the Educational Psychology qualification MSc at Dundee, has very kindly written about her experience of getting onto the course. She stresses the need to: gain experience with children in a learning setting, both during your degree and … Continue reading

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Getting a job in Mental Health…..

  Photograph: Chris P Batson/Alamy …..the Guardian is running a live chat session on this very subject – on Thursday 13th Aug. So if you’re a psychology student considering Clinical Psychology and want to know more about maximising your success, or … Continue reading

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