Monthly Archives: June 2016

Just graduated? Congratulations! ….

….and now what?! If you’re all sorted with your next move – well done – enjoy this next exciting stage in your life/career. If your plans are a little hazy – as well as all the ideas outlined in my recent … Continue reading

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Thinking of postgrad study? You’ve just got another course-search tool!

Around 25% of PPLS undergraduates go on to further study of some sort after graduation – coudl be vocational – teaching, library and information management, translation, or academic, a Masters (sometime straight to PhD even) related your undergraduate degree disciple. Most of … Continue reading

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Interested in paid work in the voluntary sector? What skills will you need?

Many PPLS grads move into careers in the voluntary/charity sector (there’s Rose working for VSO, Rebekah with RSPB, Naomi managing a national women’s helpline, Rebecca with an environmental agency, to name but a few). So what sort of skills and … Continue reading

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PhD? Academic career? What’s it really like…..?

….we’ve just made it easier for you to find out! We’ve put together a collection of short videos of PhD students and academics at Edinburgh discussing the following: What is an academic career all about? – different activities, roles and challenges. … Continue reading

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