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Develop your expertise through further study

If you’re thinking of a master’s or a PhD, you’ll need to carefully consider how continuing your studies can help you achieve your ambitions.


By Lucie Whitfield, Senior Careers Adviser (PGR, Research Staff) and Shelley Ashenden Senior Careers Adviser (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences), Careers and Employability Service

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What exactly is a graduate job?

You will hear that there are many different routes into a job after graduation. A graduate job can be a job that you need to be a graduate to do or job that a graduate does. Here we outline two different routes and how you can secure the right one for you.


By Ewan Henry, Senior Careers Adviser, Careers and Employability Service


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5 tips for international students seeking work in the UK

If you're an international student looking for work in the UK after you graduate, we can help you navigate applications, visa requirements and the working culture. Read our top tips for success when searching for a job in the UK.


By Teresa Corcoran, Employer Relations Consultant, Careers and Employability Service, Nottingham University Business School


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Making the most of taking time out

Whether you just 'need a break' or want to have some planned time out after your studies, there are plenty of options open to you. And don't forget, employers are looking for more than just a degree when recruiting graduates. So, when it's done right, taking time out after graduation can be an amazing way to boost your CV.


By Sarah Ainger, Faculty Careers Consultant, Careers and Employability Service

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Launch your career with Knowledge Transfer Partnership

Want to apply your knowledge and create a transformative impact in a real-world project? Do you want to join one of the largest graduate recruiters in the UK? If so, read on...


By Dr Hannah Prydderch, Business Development Officer, Knowledge Transfer Partnerships

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Unlock your business potential

Did you know that last year, the University of Nottingham was second in the UK for graduate start-ups, with a combined turnover of nearly £160m and investment raised totalling almost £70m? Find out how the Ingenuity Lab at the university can support you to set up your business.


By Josef Bone, Marketing and Digital Officer, Nottingham University Business School



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Where in the world will your degree take you?

Whether you’re a UK student considering a career abroad or seeking a role in a different country, we’ll help you turn your jet-setting ideas into a reality. Hear from a Nottingham graduate working overseas with their tips for success.


By Deborah Till, Senior Careers Adviser, Careers and Employability Service