"case studies" blog posts

My Experience as an Outreach Ambassador: Michael Gillin

Posted on: 27 January 2023 | Category: Student experiences

Michael, a second-year Chemistry MChem student actively engaged in outreach, tells us about a recent event in the Faculty of Science and Engineering.


My Enterprise Story: Legal Engineer and Business Founder

Posted on: 26 November 2022 | Category: Enterprise

Jonathan Blackhurst is a Class of 2021 Law graduate working as a Legal Engineer for Anthony Collins Solicitors who has also set up his own business.


Anthony Polanowski: My Entrepreneurship Story

Posted on: 18 November 2022 | Category: Enterprise

Find out more about Anthony Polanowski who started his business Decent Donuts during the first lock-down and has gone from strength to strength.


Noura Qusairy: My Entrepreneurship Story

Posted on: 17 November 2022 | Category: Enterprise

Find out more about Noura Qusairy who created Yamama to support refugee artisans by providing sustainable, fair employment opportunities to produce high-quality handmade crochet fashion pieces.


I Got Hired: Graduate Planner at Pegasus Group

Posted on: 7 October 2022 | Category: Graduate stories

Class of 2021 Town and Regional Planning graduate Leah-Ella Hegarty, tells us more about her role as a Graduate Planner at Pegasus Group.


I Got Hired: Graduate Flood Risk and Drainage Consultant

Posted on: 7 October 2022 | Category: Graduate stories

Class of 2021 Geography graduate Lucy Antell, tells us more about her role as Graduate Flood Risk and Drainage Consultant at Delta-Simons Environmental Consultants.


I Got Hired: Operations Team Lead at Randox Health

Posted on: 7 October 2022 | Category: Graduate stories

Class of 2021 Psychology graduate Sophie Macdonald, talks about stepping away from her degree and moving into a new industry.


I Got Hired: Trainee Actuarial Consultant

Posted on: 6 October 2022 | Category: Graduate stories

Class of 2021 Chemistry with Research in Industry graduate Alice Hopper, talks about stepping away from her degree and moving into a new industry.


I Got Hired: Graduate Planner at Arup

Posted on: 6 October 2022 | Category: Graduate stories

Class of 2021 MPlan Town and Regional Planning graduate Jess Jones, tells us more about her role as Graduate Planner at Arup.


My New York City Volunteering Experience

Posted on: 5 October 2022 | Category: Student experiences

Recent UoL Psychology graduate Isobel Bryce, took part in the New York City volunteering experience with HYPE, Merseyside, a charity which is ‘Helping Young People Everywhere’.


I Got Hired: Performance Marketing Assistant at Dentsu

Posted on: 5 October 2022 | Category: Graduate stories

Class of 2021 History and Sociology graduate Millie Bateman tells us more about stepping away from her degree and moving into a new industry.


I Got Hired: Consulting Analyst at Accenture

Posted on: 5 October 2022 | Category: Graduate stories

Class of 2021 Economics and Politics graduate Skye Hinds, talks about her career after graduation.


I Got Hired: Senior Paralegal

Posted on: 5 October 2022 | Category: Graduate stories

Class of 2021 Law graduate James Nolan, tells us about his career after graduation and his top tips for students.


I Got Hired: Field Service Engineer

Posted on: 5 October 2022 | Category: Graduate stories

Class of 2021 Chemistry graduate, Llywelyn Wake gives us his top three tips for other students looking for graduate roles.


I Got Hired: Graduate Intern at The University of Liverpool

Posted on: 3 October 2022 | Category: Student experiences

Class of 2021 Psychology graduate Emma Ferris talks about her career after graduation.


Meet our community of University of Liverpool entrepreneurs

Posted on: 30 September 2022 | Category: Enterprise

On Tuesday 4th October our fantastic student entrepreneurs will be trading on Guild Walk at the University of Liverpool as part of our Employability Day.


I Got Hired - Communications Graduate

Posted on: 22 September 2022 | Category: Graduate stories

Lauryn Beagan, a Communications and Media graduate is now in her graduate role at Redrow Group Services. Find out more about how she gained experience during the pandemic and found her current role.


My Placement Year at Canon UK

Posted on: 22 September 2022 | Category: Student experiences

Liam Tibke is a final year Marketing student at the University of Liverpool who has recently completed a year in industry at Canon UK. Find out more about his placement, future plans and top tips for students.


I Got Hired: Graduate Land Buyer

Posted on: 20 September 2022 | Category: Graduate stories

Jonathon Jackson is a Town and Regional Planning (MPlan) graduate from 2021, currently on the Aspire graduate programme in the Land Department at Barratt Developments.


I Got Hired - Business Development Executive

Posted on: 7 September 2022 | Category: Graduate stories

Liam Brill is Law class of 2021 graduate. Here he talks about the importance of resilience when applying for graduate jobs.


I Got Hired: Account Strategy Executive at Condé Nast

Posted on: 1 September 2022 | Category: Graduate stories

Millie-Anne Birt is a Class of 2021 Communication and Media graduate, currently working as an Account Strategy Executive at Condé Nast.


Progress to Postgraduate: My Journey

Posted on: 31 August 2022 | Category: Graduate stories

Katherine is a recent University of Liverpool Psychology graduate. Find out more about her journey to postgraduate study and her top tips for students currently thinking about undertaking a master’s degree.


My journey to becoming a qualified Clinical Psychologist

Posted on: 26 August 2022 | Category: Graduate stories

Bethany Blackford-Jones is a Class of 2021 Psychology graduate. Here she talks about her career so far and journey to become a qualified Clinical Psychologist.


I Got Hired - Digital Marketing Officer

Posted on: 22 August 2022 | Category: Graduate stories

Class of 2021 Communication and Media graduate Jacob talks about his Digital Marketing role.


I Got Hired: M62 Vincis

Posted on: 15 August 2022 | Category: Graduate stories

Mia Hargreaves, a recent Communications and Media graduate, tells us more about her current graduate role.


My virtual internship experience

Posted on: 29 July 2022 | Category: Student experiences

Biological and Medical Sciences student Meghan took part in a Bright Network Virtual Internship in June.


A letter to my first-year self: Ryan

Posted on: 20 July 2022 | Category: Graduate stories

Class of 2022 Aerospace Engineering graduate Ryan looks back at his time at the University and what he would tell his first-year self.


VR Confidence Lab Case Study

Posted on: 12 July 2022 | Category: Graduate stories

Shakir Atoyebi, a second year PhD student in Pharmacology, came into the Career Studio and took part in our VR Confidence Lab sessions.


I Got Hired: Kickstart Project Assistant

Posted on: 11 July 2022 | Category: Student experiences

Criminology graduate Lucy Goddard talks about working as a Kickstart Project Support Assistant at the University of Liverpool.


I Got Hired: Kickstart Project Assistant

Posted on: 11 July 2022 | Category: Student experiences

Criminology graduate Lucy Goddard talks about working as a Kickstart Project Support Assistant at the University of Liverpool.


I Got Hired: Software Developer at Ultamation

Posted on: 8 July 2022 | Category: Graduate stories

MSc Advanced Computer Science Student

Jasper is studying for our MSc Advanced Computer Science and has been offered a graduate role at Ultamation in Liverpool.


Progressing to Postgraduate: My PhD Journey

Posted on: 1 July 2022 | Category: Graduate stories

PhD researcher at University of Liverpool

Alex is an incoming PhD student who will be researching environmental psychology mixed with hospitality and technology.


I Got Hired: Marketing Assistant in UoL Law School

Posted on: 1 July 2022 | Category: Graduate stories

Emma Elkington, a University of Liverpool undergraduate and postgraduate alumni, is now working as a Marketing, Events and Recruitment Assistant in the School of Law and Social Justice.


I Got Hired: Strategic Analytics & AI Consultant at IBM

Posted on: 30 June 2022 | Category: Graduate stories

student sitting on Abercromby Square

Aisha Chowdhury, a final year BSc Mathematics student from the University of Liverpool has secured a graduate role as a Strategic Analytics & AI Consultant at IBM.


I Got Hired: Trainee Solicitor at Napthens LLP

Posted on: 24 June 2022 | Category: Graduate stories

Alex graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2019 with an LLB Law degree and is currently working as a secondary trainee solicitor at Napthens Solicitors .


I Got Hired: Consultant at Amazon Web Services

Posted on: 21 June 2022 | Category: Graduate stories

James Scarr is a final year Computer Science student who has been offered a graduate role with Amazon Web Services.


Design Your Future Pitching Competition

Posted on: 13 June 2022 | Category: Enterprise

Jaskirat Kaur - Design Your Future

Jaskirat Kaur tells us more about her enterprise experience, the Design Your Future Pitching Competition and how this has impacted her employability and future career plans.


Improve your interview technique with VR

Posted on: 9 June 2022 | Category: Student experiences

The VR Confidence Lab sessions really helped my confidence, student Anna Martin

Anna Martin, a second year Biological Sciences student, came into the Career Studio and took part in our VR Confidence Lab sessions.


I Got Hired: Research Content and Discovery Assistant

Posted on: 7 June 2022 | Category: Graduate stories

Recent graduate Samantha Smith talks about her new Kickstart role based in the University of Liverpool Library.


I Got Hired: PhD Researcher at The University of Liverpool

Posted on: 3 June 2022 | Category: Graduate stories

Abbie McCarrick is undertaking a Physics PhD at the University of Liverpool.


I Got Hired: Marine Adviser at Natural England

Posted on: 27 May 2022 | Category: Graduate stories

BSc Marine Biology graduate Niamh Thorne tells us about her role with Natural England.


I Got Hired: My Kickstart Experience

Posted on: 2 May 2022 | Category: Student experiences

Mariam Abood tells us more about her experience as a Kickstart Digital Communications Assistant in the English Department at the University of Liverpool.


I Got Hired: Graduate Analyst at The Very Group

Posted on: 29 April 2022 | Category: Graduate stories

Liverpool graduate

Ellie McLaughlin has secured a Graduate Analyst role at The Very Group for when she completes her studies in 2022.


I Got Hired: My first week as a Kickstart Intern

Posted on: 18 March 2022 | Category: Student experiences

From the Job Centre to the Careers Centre – My first week as a kickstart intern. Mariam Abood tells us more about the first week as a Kickstart Digital Communications Assistant in the English Department at the University of Liverpool.


Student named as top young enterpreneur

Posted on: 15 March 2022 | Category: Enterprise

Congratulations to University of Liverpool Management School student, India Atkinson, who has recently been named as one of Northern Ireland’s top 30 entrepreneurs under 30.


I Got Hired: Graduate Trainee at Keepmoat Homes

Posted on: 22 February 2022 | Category: Graduate stories

Rosie Mead tells us more about becoming a Graduate Trainee at Keepmoat Homes and some top tips for students looking to start their career.


Get Ahead / Get Hired programme: Ellie's Experience

Posted on: 22 February 2022 | Category: Student experiences

Ellie is a second year Law and Business student at The University of Liverpool who took part in our Get Ahead/Get Hired iniative. In this blog post she talks about her experience on the programme.


Disclosing my disability when applying for jobs

Posted on: 7 September 2021 | Category: Hints, tips and advice

Sat in A-level history class, I was given back a mock paper and asked to stay behind. ‘You seem to talk the talk in class Hannah, but it isn’t coming across when you write…has anyone ever tested you for dyslexia?’


Enterprise Stories: Tom and Finance Infiltrated

Posted on: 7 May 2021 | Category: Enterprise

a student entrepreneur

A business to help other students save time on applications and become aware of more opportunities.


Volunteering within my local community: Developing skills and making a difference.

Posted on: 15 April 2021 | Category: Student experiences

Students volunteering in cleaning outdoor space

Hi, my name is Danielle and I am in my final year of an integrated masters in biological sciences. I am also a member of the ‘Keep Murdishaw Tidy’ group on Facebook, a group of volunteers who pick litter in my local area of Runcorn, a town in the Liverpool City Region.


Enterprise Stories: Nat and Doorstep Diner

Posted on: 15 April 2021 | Category: Enterprise

A business to combine people with food to create memorable experiences.


TAC Accountants

Posted on: 9 April 2021 | Category: Enterprise

TAC Accountants_Ben Thexton

With the economic landscape ever-changing, as well as the most effective ways to grow a business and wealth, Ben created a company that takes a forward-thinking approach to help their clients.


Welcome Rookie

Posted on: 18 March 2021 | Category: Enterprise

Welcome Rookie is a team-based card game for medical students that facilitates experiential learning by embedding the theories of medical ethics into engaging and playable stories.


Enterprise Stories: Gabriella is sharing her Liverpool Experience

Posted on: 10 March 2021 | Category: Enterprise

Enterprise stories are a great way to get inspired. Gabriella created a dedicated social space to share her Experience as a Chinese student in Liverpool.


My experience on the Career Confidence for Women programme

Posted on: 8 March 2021 | Category: Student experiences

Drawings of women

Recently I have started a programme called “Career Confidence for Women” through Handshake.


Enterprise stories: Phoebe and Fair to Look Fabulous

Posted on: 3 February 2021 | Category: Enterprise

Enterprise stories are a great way to get inspired. Phoebe is sharing her startup ideas and story about her beuty brand \"Fair to Look Fabulous\".


Enterprise Stories: Tom and Tarrazze

Posted on: 3 February 2021 | Category: Enterprise

Enterprise stories are a great way to get inspired. Tom shares his startup ideas and story about his clothing brand which takes inspiration from football fashion.


Enterprise Stories: Lois and Things Under A Microscope

Posted on: 3 February 2021 | Category: Enterprise

Enterprise stories are a great way to get inspired. Lois is sharing her idea of making science more accessible and fun.


Motibot: An anti-isolation application during the pandemic

Posted on: 3 February 2021 | Category: Enterprise

students in a team meeting

Enterprise stories are a great way to get inspired. Amber, Alex, Amara and Gunan developed an anti-isolation application with hopes of providing students with a median towards socialising.


Test Assistant at Campus Shield, University of Liverpool

Posted on: 7 January 2021 | Category: Graduate stories

\"When I saw this job advert for a COVID-19 test assistant, I was initially interested as this is relevant experience that will allow me to develop skills to help me in the future.\"


I Got Hired: Digital Media & Marketing Intern at Stone Marine Shipcare

Posted on: 4 January 2021 | Category: Student experiences

Celebrating

Charlotte McCarthy graduated with a BA Hons Business Management degree in 2020 and is now working as a Digital Media & Marketing Intern at Stone Marine Shipcare.


I Got Hired: Digital Marketing Intern at ParkSmart

Posted on: 20 December 2020 | Category: Student experiences

Charity Swales studied MSc Marketing and BA Hons English degrees at the University of Liverpool and is now working as a Digital Marketing Intern at ParkSmart in Liverpool.


I Got Hired: Social Media Assistant at USP Creative

Posted on: 18 December 2020 | Category: Graduate stories

Joe Edge is a BA Hons Communication and Media graduate, now working as a Social Media Marketing Assistant at USP Creative in Liverpool.


How I started my own tech company

Posted on: 11 December 2020 | Category: Enterprise

Angel Maldonado graduated from The University of Liverpool with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems. He is the CEO and Founder of Empathy.co


I Got Hired: Merchandising Placement at The Very Group

Posted on: 3 December 2020 | Category: Student experiences

Student profile

Helena Peters is a BA Business Management student, currently undertaking a year in industry placement year with The Very Group at their HQ in Liverpool.


How I started my own clothing company

Posted on: 27 November 2020 | Category: Enterprise

A graduate

Danny Sullivan is a BSc Mathematics with Finance graduate and director at Good Trip Clothing Ltd.


How I became an Operational Meteorologist at the Met Office

Posted on: 26 October 2020 | Category: Graduate stories

Jess studied Ocean Science at the University of Liverpool and graduated in 2018. She is currently working as an Operational Meteorologist at the Met Office.


Connecting University of Liverpool Postgraduate Researchers with Industry

Posted on: 23 October 2020 | Category: Graduate stories

The LDC placement scheme provides employers with the opportunity to host a postgraduate researcher on a 15-day placement at no cost to their organisation.


The skills Tutoring has helped me to develop

Posted on: 7 October 2020 | Category: Student experiences

I am an undergraduate at the University of Liverpool studying towards my Anatomy and Human Biology degree, and I also I work as an Advanced Tutor for the Tutor Trust.


From Mathematics Graduate to Actuarial Consultant at Barnett Waddingham

Posted on: 30 September 2020 | Category: Graduate stories

Sophie studied Mathematics at the University of Liverpool and graduated in 2015. She is currently working as an Actuarial Consultant at Barnett Waddingham.


My Virtual Internship at upReach

Posted on: 21 August 2020 | Category: Student experiences

With employers cancelling and reducing their summer internships this year, opportunities for students were few and far between. To tackle this growing social mobility crisis, award-winning charity, upReach launched a new range of virtual Internships exclusively for students who don’t have a professional network or prior work experience to fall back on.


A LIFE(399) Outside The Lab

Posted on: 19 August 2020 | Category: Graduate stories

In summer 2019, as Y2 Biochemistry undergraduate, I did an 8-week summer placement as part of the LIFE399 Work Placement module. Traditionally, biochemistry students would find a placement at a lab, but I chose to do my placement at Tai Pawb, a membership organisation that promotes equality and diversity in the housing sector.


How LinkedIn learning helped me develop my skills after my Placement was cancelled due to COVID-19

Posted on: 10 August 2020 | Category: Student experiences

After having my summer internship cancelled due to Covid-19, I decided to look for other ways I could develop and learn new skills and after receiving information from the careers team about this platform, I made an account and began learning!


From Mathematics with Finance Graduate to Graduate Analyst at The Very Group

Posted on: 4 August 2020 | Category: Graduate stories

Louise studied Mathematics with Finance from the University of Liverpool and graduated in 2019. She is currently working as a Graduate Analyst at The Very Group.


My experience working at the COVID-19 Assessment Centre

Posted on: 16 July 2020 | Category: Student experiences

This was as an attempt to try and 'do my bit' for the NHS and take relief from the staff working hard around the hospitals.


"I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed."

Posted on: 9 July 2020 | Category: Graduate stories

\"I've missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.\" –Michael Jordan, NBA Legendary Basketball MVP


My voluntary work experience in the area of Law and Social Justice

Posted on: 30 June 2020 | Category: Student experiences

I believe that it is important to consider diversity when it comes to employability. The University of Liverpool provides many opportunities when it comes to employability and these opportunities are open to a diverse range of students.


My internship with Change 100

Posted on: 30 June 2020 | Category: Student experiences

Last summer (2019), I was selected by Leonard Cheshire, to take part in the Change 100 internship programme.


Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Posted on: 24 June 2020 | Category: Graduate stories

Diversity and Inclusion is high on the agenda for many employers. Here, we ask two recent graduates what diversity means to them personally and how it is supported by the organisations they work for.


Bringing the World to Liverpool exceeded everyone’s expectations!

Posted on: 12 June 2020 | Category: Events & News

Tuesday 9th June saw the opening event of our brand new series “Bringing the World to Liverpool.\"


Emerge 2020- Winners announced!

Posted on: 11 June 2020 | Category: Events & News

A group of student entrepreneurs from the University have just completed the Emerge Programme being run by the Careers and Employability Service in partnership with LAB by Capacity.


How University of Liverpool Students are tackling sustainability

Posted on: 11 June 2020 | Category: Graduate stories

Sustainability and our planet is a priority for us all; together we should consider how we will adapt our everyday activities, as well as consider how we will ensure discussion on this topic continues to be at the forefront of everything we do.


I Got Hired: Audit Associate at Ernst & Young

Posted on: 11 June 2020 | Category: Graduate stories

Karolina is graduating BA Hons Accounting and Finance with a year in industry degree from the University of Liverpool in 2020. She has received an offer to work as an Audit Associate at Ernst & Young.


Case Study: Applying Maths to Industry

Posted on: 31 May 2020 | Category: Graduate stories

This year we introduced a new module to our final year mathematics students, which has proved to be a huge success.


My placement year during lockdown

Posted on: 28 May 2020 | Category: Student experiences

Sadly, my placement year at First Mile Technologies in Toronto, Canada had to be cut short due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Creating an online business teaching English

Posted on: 21 May 2020 | Category: Enterprise

I’ve always been interested in teaching because both of my parents worked in education, but I fell in love with it when I went to Xinjiang, China, for a year to teach during my gap year. Being out of my depth became a natural feeling and it definitely helped me learn to say ‘yes’ to new, and sometimes scary, challenges.


Collaboration – Organising volunteers for Africa Oye 2019

Posted on: 19 May 2020 | Category: Student experiences

Student profile

Looking at the fantastic response to this crisis to many charities across the UK, I noted that many were working collaboratively with local partners and the community. I was reminded of the collaborative experience I had gained when I was hired I was hired to recruit, manage and co-ordinate the volunteers programme for Africa Oye 2019.


I Got Hired: Japanese Language Study with Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation

Posted on: 14 May 2020 | Category: Graduate stories

Jack graduated BSc Hons Evolutionary Anthropology in 2019 and is graduating MRes Palaeoanthropology degree from the University of Liverpool in 2020. He has received an offer to undertake a unique 19-month programme of language study, work placement and homestay in Japan with Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation.


My lockdown routine

Posted on: 6 May 2020 | Category: Student experiences

My name is Olayinka. I am from Nigeria and currently on an MSc Operation and Supply Chain Management programme at University of Liverpool.


Setting up PandemicGuard

Posted on: 1 May 2020 | Category: Hints, tips and advice

In recent weeks, we’ve seen the urgent need for PPE for our healthcare heroes. Ash is applying his skills and making a difference.


Working as a Research Associate in Chicago

Posted on: 1 May 2020 | Category: Graduate stories

Student profile

Alex completed his PhD in Theoretical Particle Physics in 2018 from the University of Liverpool. Since then, he has been working as a Research Associate in a Chicago laboratory. Watch this short video to see his story and tips for other students.


Sci-Tech Daresbury eyes next generation of talent with appointment of University of Liverpool student as ambassador

Posted on: 30 April 2020 | Category: Events & News

Sci-Tech Daresbury has appointed the University of Liverpool’s Rudy Parengal as student ambassador to help strengthen the bonds between the two organisations and to ensure that more of the best talent from the university is retained within the Liverpool City Region.


Santander Universities Emerging Entrepreneurs Programme

Posted on: 30 April 2020 | Category: Enterprise

Gavin and Sam, History graduates from the University of Liverpool, have been nominated and selected for the Santander Universities Emerging Entrepreneurs Programme to represent the University of Liverpool. In this short article they discuss their business idea and their feelings on being nominated.


I Got Hired: Engineer at the National Proton Beam Therapy Centre

Posted on: 30 April 2020 | Category: Graduate stories

Student

Adam graduated MEng in Electrical Engineering and Electronics degree from the University of Liverpool. He is currently working as an Engineer at the National Proton Beam Therapy Centre.


I Got Hired: Technology & Innovation Graduate at Liberty Global

Posted on: 30 April 2020 | Category: Graduate stories

Michael graduated BSc Computer Science with Year in Industry degree from the University of Liverpool in 2019. He is currently working as a Technology & Innovation Graduate at Liberty Global.


Improving my skills during lockdown

Posted on: 29 April 2020 | Category: Student experiences

Stephanie is a BA Marketing with a year in Industry final year student, who decided to use the time of lockdown to improve upon her skills and help out the community by taking a part-time job at Tesco. Read her story:


Volunteering on my placement with Everton FC

Posted on: 27 April 2020 | Category: Student experiences

Lucy is a BA Marketing with a Year in Industry student at the University of Liverpool, who is currently on a placement with Everton FC. Find out about her volunteering experience:


I Got Hired: Chemistry graduate at AstraZeneca

Posted on: 16 April 2020 | Category: Graduate stories

Victoria is graduating BSc Chemistry with a year in industry degree from the University of Liverpool in 2020. She has received an offer to work as a Client Services Director at AstraZeneca.


I Got Hired: Graduate Structural Engineer at Arup

Posted on: 9 April 2020 | Category: Graduate stories

Niall graduated MEng (Hons) Civil & Structural Engineering degree from the University of Liverpool in 2019. He is currently working as a Graduate Structural Engineer at Arup.


Private Client team at Grant Thornton

Posted on: 9 April 2020 | Category: Graduate stories

Ellie graduated BSc Economics degree from the University of Liverpool in 2019. She is currently working in the Private Client team at Grant Thornton.


Accounting Advisory Services at KPMG

Posted on: 9 April 2020 | Category: Graduate stories

Kagiso graduated BA Accounting & Finance from the University of Liverpool in 2019. He is currently working in Accounting Advisory Services at KPMG.


I Got Hired: Client Services Director at Jaywing PR

Posted on: 9 April 2020 | Category: Graduate stories

Laura graduated BSc Hons Psychology degree from the University of Liverpool. She is currently working as a Client Services Director at Jaywing PR.


Working at Hays Recruitment

Posted on: 6 November 2019 | Category: Interview with a recruiter

Helen and Nicole are Business Management students from the University of Liverpool, who are currently completing their placement at Hays Recruitment. Watch this short interview to learn about their journey to finding a placement, the recruitment process at Hays and what their working day looks like.


My placement at Unilever

Posted on: 15 July 2019 | Category: Student experiences

Lily completed a placement at Unilever- watch this short video to find out all about it!


Engineering placement in innovation

Posted on: 15 July 2019 | Category: Student experiences

Dan took part in an engineering placement, working on developing a product. Find out what skills he learnt in this short video!


Enterprise internship at LAB by Capacity

Posted on: 15 July 2019 | Category: Student experiences

Aliema undertook an internship at LAB by Capacity to improve her marketing and communications skills. Watch this short video to find out how she did this.


From chemistry to commercial

Posted on: 11 June 2019 | Category: Graduate stories

Fizah is a graduate from 2018 who completed a degree in chemistry, nonetheless has started a graduate career in commercial at Johnson Matthey. In this short interview she explores her challenges moving from a lab-based role to a customer-facing one, highlights her work experience and outlines her plans going forward.


From a geography degree to a career in business!

Posted on: 7 June 2019 | Category: Graduate stories

Olivia recently completed her BA Geography degree at the University of Liverpool, however has secured a graduate role with BT in project management. Find out what set her apart from other candidates, what skills learnt in her degree she highlights in the recruitment process and what the BT recruitment process is like first-hand.


My career hasn't gone to plan...but that's not a bad thing!

Posted on: 13 May 2019 | Category: Graduate stories

In this short interview, Dr Jaclyn Bell highlights her journey from a Bachelor to Masters and finally completing a PhD at the University of Liverpool and her experiences not knowing what career she wanted at the end. She explores the mistakes she made along the way and regrets she has about her University time.


Becoming an Engineer at Rolls-Royce

Posted on: 13 May 2019 | Category: Graduate stories

Surya Ravichandran graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2018 and has since started his engineering career with Rolls-Royce. In this short interview, he discusses the challenges he faced going into the workplace as a fresh graduate, what he most enjoys about his job and gives advice to fellow students wanting to follow in his footsteps.


From University to UK Atomic Energy Authority

Posted on: 16 April 2019 | Category: Graduate stories

Oliver is a graduate Mechatronics & Robotics System Engineer who now works for the UK Atomic Energy Authority in RACE (Remote Applications in Challenging Environments.) Read his case study to find out all about his footsteps, tips and advice.


The benefits of further study

Posted on: 15 April 2019 | Category: Hints, tips and advice

In this case study, Marianne explores her thoughts on undertaking a PhD, what she most enjoys about it, as well as the challenges she faced. Also, find out what are Marianne's top tips for students wanting to follow a similar path.


My Journey to PhD

Posted on: 15 April 2019 | Category: Graduate stories

Niamh discusses her journey to PhD: from her undergraduate degree, failing to get a PhD, moving intro industry and securing her dream PhD. Find out the ups and downs of moving forward in further study!


How an engineering project improved our employability!

Posted on: 20 March 2019 | Category: Student experiences

Mechanical Engineers Kiaya & Beth chat to us about their Engineering Project and how their tuk tuk that improves access to medical help, also aids them in developing their employability. They also share tips on how students could also utilise activities around campus to help in their career journeys.


Becoming a Journalist

Posted on: 13 February 2019 | Category: Graduate stories

Jess is a 2018 graduate in English who decided to pursue a career in journalism and currently works as a Community Reporter for the Liverpool Echo. In this interview, Jess shares her challenges and journey, as well as providing valuable advice and insight for students who want to follow in similar footsteps.


Becoming a Guild Vice-President

Posted on: 13 February 2019 | Category: Student experiences

Jonathon is a recent graduate of the University who decided to put himself forward for becoming a Guild Vice-President. In this interview he discusses how he managed to succeed in his campaign, what this role means for his career and what students can learn from his career journey.


My Summer Internship at Enterprise-Rent-A-Car

Posted on: 11 January 2019 | Category: Student experiences

UoL Class of 2019 International Business graduate Amber Thoma, tells us more about her Summer Placement Experience.