Monday, 24 October 2016

How Can I Stand Out in an Interview Setting?

Following on from last week's blog post, this week we attended the SET careers fair and asked employers how students could stand out in an interview situation. Here are some of the things they said to the question:

'Can you briefly tell us how students can stand out at interview?'

Monday, 17 October 2016

Top Qualities Recruiters Look for in their Graduates

A new term of University brings new opportunities for students. For final year students, trying to identify what their next progression will be after University can be a daunting concept. The Autumn Careers Fair here at Birmingham brought together some of the top graduate employers in the country. We went along to identify the top qualities they look for when recruiting graduates.

'What top quality do you look for when recruiting?'

Friday, 7 October 2016

Inspired business idea comes from a personal experience - Daniel Bridgewater

Dan Bridgewater left UoB in 2014 with a First Class Honours degree in Business Management with Communication. Ever since, hes been self-employed. His new business Buckt was born out of a personal experience and hes here to tell it, to inspire you to create your own opportunity.

Hi, I’m Dan. Over the past few months Ive been working on my new business: Buckt. Like all businesses, behind the idea is my story. 

Thursday, 6 October 2016

Friday, 30 September 2016

A big 'hello' from the Student PR Team!

A big ‘hello’ from the Student PR Team. We hope you’ve all settled back in OK! Just to jog your memory (or if you’re new to the University), we’re here to find and promote your enterprising stories. Our first blog of the year is about how we, the PR Team, were enterprising this summer.

Wednesday, 6 July 2016

University of Birmingham student wins top Santander prize

The hunt for the UK's most entrepreneurial student for 2016 is over, and guess what, it's a University of Birmingham student!  Michael McLeod won £15,000 in the "Important day-to-day Products and Services" category at the Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Awards ceremony in London on June 30.

Michael McLeod, Founder of UniGreenScheme commented: “Winning was a massive surprise and a big boost for the whole team. These awards will enable us to enter a new phase of growth, get more universities on board and ultimately prevent more equipment from going to waste.” (photo credit Santander: Michael McLeod pictured with fiance, Kayleigh Woolfall).

Michael McLeod wins Shell Live Wire competition

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