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Why doing a short course before university can help international students enhance their employability long term

One of our aims here at GradLink, is to show international students and graduates how to increase their employability and reach their career potential after university. It’s important not only to focus on what skills employers are looking for, but how you can increase your options by being proactive during your university course or, in this case, before starting a UK degree. Today we’re looking at short courses in the UK, what they are and how they can help you reach your career goals.

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By Jen Garmston Published: July 19, 2019

5 ways international students can effectively use this year′s holiday season

Christmas is fast approaching and while most thoughts turn to festive food and seeing friends and family, there are some simple ideas that can set you up for the year ahead. By using your time constructively and taking on a few of these tips, you can enjoy your Christmas knowing that you've also made some progress on getting yourself ready for a job at the end of university.

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By Jen Garmston
Published: December 15, 2017

Freshers, here′s what you should be doing now to maximise your employability!

Congratulations! You’ve made it to university here in the UK and now all that’s left is to do is explore your new home, get to know your housemates and throw yourself fully into Freshers’ Week!

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By David Gee
Published: September 29, 2017

Our university comes top for graduate employability

The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) - the university that produces the UK's award-winning GradLink careers service for international students - has come top of all universities in the west of the country for student employment in the UK's official destination survey.

The latest figures from the Higher Education Statistical Agency (HESA) show that the UWE Bristol is ahead of all universities in the west of England for employment and further study of students who graduated in 2016.

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By GradLink
Published: July 12, 2017

5 ways to increase your employability this summer

It’s coming to the end of the year and that final push to find employment in your chosen field.  It can be overwhelming when trying to prioritise what you need to do and when.  Luckily, here at GradLink we’re here to help with some top tips to ensure you’re ready for employment and your future career.

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By Jen Garmston
Published: June 09, 2017

Highest paying jobs in India for 2017

If you’re a returning graduate to India, the Economic Times recently highlighted some of the best-paying jobs in the country. Which of these lucrative career paths could you take?

 

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By David Gee
Published: January 20, 2017

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