"explore" blog posts

Planning Your Career: Identifying Skills and Exploring Options

Planning Your Career: Identifying Skills and Exploring Options

In this post Aditi explores the opportunities which may extend beyond the boundaries of your chosen academic programmes to help you navigate the post-graduation landscape.

Posted on: 1 December 2023

An International Student’s Guide to the LivUni Careers Fair

An International Student’s Guide to the LivUni Careers Fair

Careers Fairs can understandably be a bit overwhelming and may look difficult to navigate, especially for international students who have never experienced one before. Here is an insider guide on how to make the most out of the LivUni Careers Fair as an international student.

Posted on: 6 October 2023

Improve your employability over the winter break

Improve your employability over the winter break

As the year draws to a close, here are our suggestions to improve your employability in your spare time over the winter break, plus a competition where you could win some great prizes!

Posted on: 23 December 2022

What to do over the winter break? An international student perspective

What to do over the winter break? An international student perspective

Are you an international student who is staying in Liverpool during the December holidays? If you are looking for things to do for staying occupied this holiday season, read on to find some interesting ways to spend your Christmas vacation in Liverpool.

Posted on: 22 December 2022

What can Handshake offer you?

What can Handshake offer you?

Hellooo!!! I am Lucky, a final-year Biomedical Sciences student and a Digital Coach! I love being a Digital Coach as it allows me to be a part of your career journey, how? I help you to boost your confidence with key digital skills like coding, and the best part is that I get to meet you!!

Posted on: 27 October 2021

Handshake: How to discover career events

Handshake: How to discover career events

I’m Annabelle and I’m a final year Geography student, I also work part-time as a Careers Coach in the Careers Studio. I enjoy being a Career Coach because I get to interact with a variety of different people and helping students explore their careers options.

Posted on: 27 October 2021

There are 7 career types, which one are you?

There are 7 career types, which one are you?

As the end of term approaches, and we all take time to reflect on the past year and make resolutions for the year to come, why not also take a moment to think about your future career?

Posted on: 17 December 2020

Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

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.

Posted on: 24 June 2020

My career journey so far

My career journey so far

Hi, I'm Ned and I'm currently in my fourth year at University as an International Business Student.

Posted on: 6 May 2020

Developing new skills on OpenLearnStudent profile

Developing new skills on OpenLearn

OpenLearn is a free and easy way to develop new skills, test current knowledge, and broaden your experiences.

Posted on: 6 May 2020

The benefits of further study

The benefits of further study

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.

Posted on: 15 April 2019