Category Archives: Further study

Considering further study? Your person statement is key to success.

Over 20% of PPLS students will go on to further study of some sort after graduation. Your personal statement is key to success in securing a place on your preferred course. And now here at the Careers Service we’ve developed … 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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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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Planning your post grad year…..here to help….

If you’re currently on a taught post grad course (or  in your final UG year and considering post grad as an option), you may well find our new web pages ‘Supporting Taught Postgraduates‘ are vital reading. Covering the following stages throughout your postgrad year…. … Continue reading

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A life of crime?

I recently attended the BPS UG conference in Glasgow (a great day for all Psychology UG – get along to it next year if you possibly can – there’s the opportunity to present your research too! – what a great start … Continue reading

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jobs.ac.uk – a great website for PPLS students, for so many reasons – not just academic jobs……

  I’ve long been a fan of jobs.ac.uk, not just for its academic and research opportunities both UK and worldwide, but also for its jobs in the wider HE context (Careers Service roles included!) And now it just got better! … Continue reading

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It’s application time – for internships, grad schemes, vocational courses, PhDs….

….check out our support on offer below – online and otherwise……and my previous posts on these subjects via the Categories section in the right-hand tabs.   Whether it’s your CV, application form or interview that you need support with – and … Continue reading

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