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Last Chance to Apply for the Rhondda Cynon Taf Council Graduate Programme - Closing Date 1 June

Posted on May 25, 2018

This is an exciting and challenging time for Local Government as it seeks to continue to deliver high quality services at the same time as improved value for money. The role of local government in shaping the future of local communities will be more important than ever.

Working in Local Government offers some of the toughest and most intellectually stimulating challenges, as we provide services that affect thousands of lives in many different ways.

The Council is once again recruiingt to its Graduate Programme, which runs every two years, and offers a vibrant environment in which to learn new and transferable skills, meet people from a range of backgrounds and develop a professional career.

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Are you ready for life after USW?

Posted on May 22, 2018

GO Wales banner GO Wales We are excited to announce that we have an additional speaker for this Thursday’s event which will now also include information about the Change 100 Programme

So, if you are a final year student and looking for work experience or need advice about getting a job, come and join us.

Hurry! GO Wales can only accept final year students who have signed up for the programme by the end of May.

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GoCompare Internship Opportunity

Posted on May 18, 2018

Are you from an educational background within a STEM focused subject? Want to gain valuable experience towards a career in Data Science?

If you’re looking to undertake a 2018 paid full time or part time summer internship and start your career with one of the most iconic brands in the country, then this is the opportunity for you! You could be using cutting edge technology and working alongside some of the most innovative minds in the industry. What’s not to like?!

GoCompare is leading the change in turning south Wales into a Data Science powerhouse. Building upon our worldclass engineering, we’re transitioning from operating solely as a price comparison site to a consumer champion, finding savings everywhere for our customers. That’s no easy feat but we’re determined to do it.

To get there, we need to improve our capability in Data Science. We’re committed to doing that right here in Wales, and are working with exceptional internal talent and teams, to recruit, mentor and provide invaluable working experience with the best in the Data Science field.

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Thousands of jobs on UniLife Connect - Your University Job Board

Posted on May 15, 2018

If you are in your final year thinking about what to do after your exams, or a second year student still considering whether you should do a year out or summer placement then you should really check out Unilife Connect!

Unilife Connect is jam packed with thousands of opportunities and employers are adding more every day. There are hundreds of employers with live vacancies on the system right now, and if you bear in mind that most of these have multiple roles available (some hundreds) then that adds up to a lot of opportunities for students to apply for!


Unilife Connect has some great features to help you with your job hunting and applications:

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Would you like experience interviewing Cricket World Cup volunteers?

Posted on May 11, 2018

CWC Volunteer Interviewers Wanted!

The Cricket World Cup Organising Committee has an exciting opportunity for students to support the recruitment of the volunteer team (World Cup Cricketeers) for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.

You will receive:

  • Training for interview facilitation and 1-1 interviews
  • Tournament branded kit
  • Experience in the delivery team of an international event
  • Refreshments
  • Great event experience to enhance your CV and employability

Various locations and dates are available including Cardiff on 13 and 14 July and Bristol on 7 and 8 October.

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Graduate Outcomes

Posted on May 9, 2018

About to graduate, have you heard about the new national graduate survey?

A new national survey capturing the activities and perspectives of graduates is launching at the end of the year. The responses to this Graduate Outcomes survey will be crucial in allowing current and future students to make informed choices and in helping us to evaluate and promote our courses.

Graduates will be contacted around 15 months after graduation to take part. To support the survey, the university is required to hold accurate contact details for you, including a personal email address, at least one telephone number, and a postal address (this can be a parental/guardian address).

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USW Careers has the tools to help you get a great job!

Posted on May 8, 2018

If you are applying for jobs right now and finding it hard to get employers to notice you then you might want to use of some of our tools to help make you stand out.

USW Careers has a great website with loads of great information and practical resources to help you with your career planning and in applying for jobs. As well as this we also have loads more great resources which we have to keep locked up but you can access them via Unilife Connect using your normal USW username and password.

You’ll find these resources in the Employability Tools section of Unilife Connect and there are loads and loads of really useful tools in there.

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DMA Talent: Student Marketing Competition and Summer School

Posted on May 8, 2018

Student Marketing Competition 2018

The 2018 student competition brief is provided by Royal Mail. Your challenge is to increase direct mail usage amongst a young audience in a b2b capacity.

Entries are open to students at any stage of their course; teams must be between 3-6 people. 

Submit your entry here

Deadline: 25 May


DMA Talent: Summer School 2018

It’s the choices you make that will take you where you want to be – apply now for your opportunity to be part of the DMA Talent: Summer school class of 2018.

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