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Creating Jobs For Graduates | 15 September, 2020

ICYDK, Queen’s is the top university in the UK for KTPs having managed around 350 projects and with 420 graduates employed after taking part. Here’s your at-a-glance guide to the programme.

Time for a career change? | 24 September, 2020

Queen’s alumna Louise May explains how she made the big leap into the tech industry in her 30s.

Yi Kang Choo, LLB Law | 1 September, 2020

3rd Year Law student Yi Kang Choo, found Queen's Careers Team to best way to find out about career and learning opportunities. Here's how to do it.

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Hannah Badger, BSc (Hons) Human Biology | 21 June, 2018

Fancy staging an on-campus event to inspire your fellow students? Read on.

Hannah Badger, BSc (Hons) Human Biology | 19 February, 2020

Hannah Badger on how Queen's careers team can help you find your purpose and follow your passion.

Amy Ross | 24 June, 2020

Amy Ross is a medical student at Queen’s. A six-week medical elective in a low-resource hospital in Hue, Vietnam transformed her studies

Trisha Ong, LLB Law and Spanish | 23 January, 2020

Learning a new language at Queen’s can open up the opportunity to live and work abroad and boost your confidence, says Trisha Ong.

Queen's Student Blog | 26 February, 2020

Who better to give advice on breaking into the tech world than a Queen’s alum who has done just that?

Queen's Student Blog | 2 March, 2020

Time for a career change? Queen’s alumna Louise May explains how she made the big leap into the tech industry in her 30s.

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Francesca Morelli, BSc International Business | 12 January, 2018

Those early starts are a shock to the system, says International Business with French undergraduate, Francesca Morelli

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Francesca Morelli, BSc International Business | 1 February, 2018

French pigeons came to slay, says International Business with French undergraduate, Francesca Morelli

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Sinead Henry, BA Politics, Philosophy and Eco | 6 March, 2018

I’ve been a volunteer since I was 14 and now I can’t imagine my life without it. I’ve made so many friends and done things I never would have done before, so take a look at why I love volunteering.

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Francesca Morelli, BSc International Business | 9 March, 2018

As her year working in France winds down, Francesca Morelli is leaving Paris with new friends, new skills and new confidence.

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Northern Ireland Student Blog | 29 April, 2020

How would you like to earn cash, have fun and boost your CV to boot?

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Queen's Student Blog | 24 April, 2018

Got a bad case of wanderlust? With the global opportunities available at Queen’s, you can travel the world during your time here. Let these pictures from our current students inspire your #travelgoals

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Nothern Ireland Student Blog | 14 June, 2018

With over 895 international companies employing over 99,000 people in Belfast, Queen's graduates can mine the wealth of employment opportunities available on our doorstep.

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Nothern Ireland Student Blog | 15 June, 2018

ICYDK, Queen’s is the top university in the UK for KTPs having managed around 350 projects and with 420 graduates employed after taking part. Here’s your at-a-glance guide to the programme.

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Nothern Ireland Student Blog | 15 June, 2018

If you’ve got the drive and the innovation, Belfast is the place to make your entrepreneurial dreams happen – as these Queen’s graduates, alumni and students will attest.

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Marese O’Hagan, BA Eng/Social Anthropology | 20 June, 2018

In the first semester of second year, I studied at the Universitat de Barcelona. My Erasmus experience was one that gave me the invaluable experience of adapting to other cultures.

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Northern Ireland Student Blog | 18 June, 2018

Belfast is home to a burgeoning community of start-ups, freelancers and innovators. Here is just a snapshot of the dynamic hot-desking and networking spaces where they operate.

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Nothern Ireland Student Blog | 25 June, 2018

You can take advantage of our links with some of the biggest employers in Northern Ireland.

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Nothern Ireland Student Blog | 29 April, 2020

Goodbye Hollywood, hello Belfast! Thanks to our stunning coastlines, castles and countryside, Northern Ireland is the new go-to filming location for a host of big-budget productions.

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Northern Ireland Student Blog | 28 June, 2018

Belfast’s next-gen science park is an innovative community of people changing the world. Here’s all you need to know.

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Owen Smith, MSc Marketing | 2 July, 2018

Queen’s graduate Owen Smith is working at Moët Hennessy in NYC for one year as part of the US-NI Mentorship Programme.

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Claire Kilpatrick, BSc Business Management | 2 July, 2018

Claire Kilpatrick, a Business Management student from Queen’s, recently took part in our Global Leadership Programme in Hong Kong. Here is what she learned.

Stephen Deery, Marine Biology | 14 November, 2018

Stephen is a Marine Biology student in the School of Biological Sciences at Queen’s and had the chance to study in New Zealand for a semester. Today he’s sharing his experiences on the other side of the world.

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Queen's Student Blog | 10 October, 2019

The highlight of Go Global Week, the International Fair offers students a snapshot of the life-changing study, work or volunteer abroad programmes offered as part of their degree at Queen’s. Here is what we learned.

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Christian Green, BA Film and Theatre Making | 14 October, 2019

Final year Film & Theatre Making student Christian Green spills everything you wanted to know about Queen's Career Development Programme in NYC

Christian Green, BA Film and Theatre Making | 5 November, 2019

Final year Film & Theatre Making student Christian Green shares his video diary from behind-the-scenes at Queen's recent Career Development Programme in NYC

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Farah Hamdan, BSc Environmental Management | 9 November, 2018

Farah Hamdan is a student in the School of Biological Sciences at Queen’s. For her placement, she’s spending five months amongst the beauty and conservation work of the Galapagos Islands. Today she’s sharing her experience so far on the blog.

Ruchismita Bhattacharjee, Business Analytics | 20 January, 2020

Ruchismita Bhattacharjee shares her experience of the Master Your Leadership programme at Queen’s Graduate School.

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Shreya Mohal, International MBA | 17 July, 2018

The Santander Internship in India is just one of the many global opportunities offered at Queen’s.

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Shreya Mohal, International MBA | 2 July, 2018

The Brussels Workplace Study Tour is just one of the many global opportunities offered at Queen’s.

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Peter Moor, BA English and Linguistics | 4 June, 2018

The chance to travel and give your CV a massive boost at the same time? Sign me up!

PETER MOOR, BA ENGLISH AND LINGUISTICS | 9 January, 2019

When Peter started studying English and Linguistics at Queen's he knew he wanted his future career to allow him to keep writing. Today he's sharing how a Queen's bursary has helped him with Work Experience Opportunities.

PETER MOOR, BA ENGLISH AND LINGUISTICS | 20 February, 2019

Higher Education Fairs are the perfect way to really get a feel for your future University! Here are 5 questions you should definitely ask.

Alisha Ratcliffe, BA English | 22 March, 2019

Did you know that there are a variety of student jobs available at Queen’s? From the QFT to the SU Shop, even Blogging, there are lots of interesting roles! Alisha is sharing why working for Queen’s is the perfect way to fit a job around her studies.

PETER MOOR, BA ENGLISH AND LINGUISTICS | 1 May, 2019

As summer graduation approaches, some students are nearly ready to take their next steps into the world of work. Peter is sharing his tips for getting the most from the Careers Service at Queen's.

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Gabriella Dancer, BA Criminology | 16 October, 2019

Planning ahead to the summer? Final year student Gabriella Dancer explains why Camp America offers personal and professional growth

Clare Rhine, MBA | 13 March, 2020

A Dragon’s Den-style competition for Queen’s budding female entrepreneurs, InnovateHer comes highly recommended by our blogger Clare Rhine.

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Anne Marie Hawley, Study Abroad student | 16 February, 2018

Thinking of spending a semester or year abroad at Queen’s? Student vlogger Anne Marie Hawley from the USA explains why Belfast is the perfect destination.

Brandon Lijdsman, Juris Doctorate | 22 May, 2019

Networking is a fantastic way to make connections with people working in your field or with similar interest. But how do you get started? Brandon is sharing his top tools for networking when you're a student.

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Tejinder Gill, BDS Dentistry | 24 May, 2019

Tejinder shares her step by step guide to getting C.V advice; just one of the many career development services available to Queen's Students.

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Molly McIntyre, MSc Pathology of Cancer | 14 October, 2019

Why stay still? Queen’s is a gateway to a wealth of study, work and volunteer abroad opportunities, as the recent Go Global event demonstrates. Where will you go next?

Tejinder Gill, BDS Dentistry | 18 April, 2019

Tejinder is sharing her favourite things about studying abroad at Queen's and why she thinks everyone should give it a try if they get the opportunity.

Yi Kang Choo, LLB Law | 22 July, 2020

2nd Year Law student Yi Kang Choo, found Queen's Careers Team to best way to find out about career and learning opportunities. Here's how to do it.

Student competitions: Philpot Curran Moot | 9 March, 2020

Student competitions are a great way to challenge yourself, grow your confidence and inspire motivation. Just ask Law student Yi Kang Choo who recently won a Mooting competition on behalf of Queen’s.

Yi Kang Choo, LLB Law | 4 November, 2019

Law student Yi Kang Choo was the lucky recipient of a fully funded scholarship to attend the 10th One Young World (OYW) Summit in London last week. Here is how he got on.

Jia Xin Chang, LLB LAW | 15 November, 2019

A summer internship can fast track your career path. Here Law student Jia Xin offers her advice on the process.

Jia Xin Chang, LLB LAW | 6 January, 2020

When it comes to securing a graduate job, Queen's work-based learning programs can give you the edge.

Carmen Chen Chinq Lih, LLB Law | 14 February, 2019

What is DegreePlus and why should you get involved? Carmen shares her own experience with DegreePlus and explains why it's so useful for students.

Carmen Chen Chinq Lih, LLB Law | 11 March, 2019

So you've got an interview? Congratulations! The next step is making sure you give the best first impression. Today Carmen is sharing her top tips for preparing for an interview, whether it's for a job, a scholarship, or further study.

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Jia Xin Chang, LLB LAW | 3 October, 2018

Jia Xin shares her experience in doing an internship with a regulatory technology company, and how she found working in an office environment for the first time.

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Jia Xin Chang, LLB LAW | 20 June, 2018

Max the experience to boost your CV and earn some extra cash.

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Jia Xin Chang, LLB LAW | 25 June, 2018

It pays the bills, but a student job can also set you up with work skills that are essential for your future career. Here are just a few of them.

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Ingrid Briano Jasso, MSc Leadership | 11 April, 2018

As part of her MSc in Leadership for Sustainable Development, Queen's student Ingrid Briano Jasso, from Mexico, got the opportunity to volunteer in Kenya - a trip that has changed her life.

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Shing Him Mak, LLB Law | 25 June, 2018

I took part in the USA Global Leadership Programme 2018, after an extremely competitive selection process. I had so much fun and made a lot of new friends in the process.

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Shing Him Mak, LLB Law | 28 June, 2018

With global warming a growing problem, every one of us has a role to play in making our planet greener.

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Shing Him Mak, LLB Law | 28 June, 2018

The Queen’s experience is about so much more than what you learn on your course.

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Shing Him Mak, LLB Law | 19 June, 2018

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