You’ve spent the last three or more years fully immersed in university life, you’ve handed in all your work and taken your last exams. You’ve celebrated your graduation with your nearest and dearest and your time there is done, now what?
Where do you go from here?
Some of your friends may have already been offered their graduate jobs but there is no shame if you are still unsure of what direction you want to go in.
Here are some ideas to get you moving forward with life after uni…
Study – Staying on for a post graduate course certainly isn’t for everyone but if you do want to further your knowledge in your field and can manage it financially then why not consider it as an option.
Maybe you just aren’t ready to leave your university life just yet.
Internships – An internship can be something you manage to get into before even finishing uni and can get your foot in the door for your chosen career. Work hard and be professional for a glowing reference when you move on.
Not all internships will lead to a job unfortunately but it will give you fantastic experience.
Graduate Jobs – It’s never too late to find a graduate job but do be prepared for the stiff competition. There could be hundreds of applicants for the same job and many companies will require you to have a specific degree.
Also take the time to make sure your online presence is up to date and up to scratch before even applying for any jobs. Potential employers will more than likely check you out online so don’t have anything online you wouldn’t want them to see.
Take A Break – You’ve worked crazy hard over the last three years and you may just want to take a break and that’s okay too. You may want a holiday, to go traveling, try working overseas or just to take a year out. The world is your oyster so go out there and make the most of it.
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Living at The Junxion has been a very homely experience for me, as from moving in on my first year of university I was a little nervous about living on my own so far away from my home in Liverpool; but that all change once I moved into my new room, as the buildings interior design gives off such a relaxing vibe that will allow you to study in peace. Although the staff in the building where so very comforting to speak to and will offer guidance on pretty much anything, as they are always there to help. Other than that I would highly recommend The Junxion to anyone as I am currently a second year living with my friend at The Junxion and I couldn’t feel more at home.
I moved to Mayfair Court 3 years ago and we love it here. My apartment is spacious and enlightened by large windows facing Wilmslow road. Commons, including a flourishing inner garden are well kept. Staff are friendly and always there to help, and the community is diverse. Location is very convenient. There’s a bus stop at the foot of the building, a supermarket across the street, Bodey Medical Centre behind the supermarket, and plenty of restaurants and pubs around. I'm happy to call this place our home while in Manchester.
Highly recommend Mezzino Student living, it’s furnished to a high standard and is in the heart of the student area. Has very helpful staff and it’s well run in the office.
Searched for loads of student accommodation before I found this gem amongst the rest. Really nice sizeable apartments in a great student busy location. Would highly recommend Mezzino.
Millstone is a brilliant place to live, Ive just book for my 3rd year. The staff are kind and caring. I have love living at Millstone as it has given me independence and a bigger family.
For a very spacious space with great amenities, the price is very mucb affordable. Good views and great support staff to help out at anytime of the day.