LUMS takes careers advice to students in Greece
Prospective Greek students to Lancaster University were able to start planning for their future careers whilst still in Athens when they took part in a Careers Seminar hosted by Louise Briggs, LUMS’ Head of Careers, Alumni and Employer Relations.
Improving student employability through industrial placements
The impact on students’ future careers of taking a year-long industrial placement as part of their degree was highlighted during the 2013 Alison Tasker Award. The winner was Laura Hyatt, a Management and Information Technology student, who spent her year with Fujitsu.
The Guardian: 'Top 10 things employers are looking for'
Professor Cary Cooper helps decode the buzzwords used in job adverts in this article in The Guardian.View on The Guardian website
The Telegraph: 'How to find a graduate job using social media'
Writing for The Telegraph, LUMS Postgraduate Careers Advisor Ajaz Hussain gives tips on how to use Facebook, LinkedIn and other social media to find the perfect graduate job.View on The Telegraph website
Rise in graduate employment at LUMS
More LUMS graduates than ever before are gaining graduates jobs despite the recession. Latest figures show that 83% of last year's graduates were in graduate employment or postgraduate study, a rise of 5% on the previous year.
The Independent: 'MBAs and the power of networking'
Cana Witt, Lancaster's MBA Careers Adviser, is quoted in a feature story on networking in The Independent: "It's about positioning yourself to be at your most interesting and finding people who will be interesting to you."View on The Independent website