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25
Mar

Grad Scheme Application Tips

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For many third year students the time has come in which many of you will be researching and applying for, and hopefully receiving an offer for, graduate jobs! Getting any job is a tough call, but as students from the University of Southampton you’ve got a lot going for you, and hopefully after reading this you will have all the tips to help you earn a place on a great graduate scheme.

What have you studied and how does it relate to the role?

The first time echoes what has just been said – you are students at a Russell … Read the rest

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14
Feb

SURecruit – How interview etiquette is like dating!

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

For the job-seekers among you, as well as thinking of your loved ones, you may be thinking about your next interview. But, did you know that interview etiquette is a lot like dating?

Here are some tips on how that all important interview is a lot like dating… and how to survive it!

1. You will be agonising over what to wear

First impressions are important make sure you dress smartly and conservatively and plan your outfit the night before to avoid any wardrobe malfunctions. If in doubt, get a second opinion.

2. Arrive on time

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19
Jan

On the job hunt: Interview Tips

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If you are looking for a job in January or you are thinking about your career after University, read our interview tips to help you land your dream job.

1. Do your research in advance

Possibly one of the biggest blunders you could ever commit is to go into an interview without having a clue about the company and their values. Make sure you’ve done your homework and clue yourself up on things such as the latest product launches/advances in the company. Also have a look at the company values, if you can throw in a few of these in … Read the rest

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17
Jan

Are you on the job hunt?: CV Tips

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If you are looking for a new job this January or you are starting to think about your options once you graduate, we are here for you. A CV is the first impression that an employer gets of you, so make it count. Here are some tips to help you sharpen up your CV.

1. Short and sweet

Two pages of A4 is the generally accepted length. Some employers don’t mind a third page but to avoid the risk, just keep it to two. On average, employers spend less than 10 seconds looking at any one CV so first impressions … Read the rest

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19
Dec

How to balance work and your studies

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January can be a stressful time for students, you may have University exams, portfolio deadlines, your thesis to write or you may be on placement. All this, coupled with the commitments of your job may feel a little overwhelming. Most universities recommend that students only take on a maximum of between 10 and 15 hours employment per week during the academic term, but a study carried out by the NUS and Endsleigh Insurance in 2013 found that 57% of students hold down a part-time job whilst at university, with nine out of 10 of that number working as many as … Read the rest

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09
Dec

Christmas holiday opening times for the Students’ Union in Southampton and Winchester

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The holidays are approaching and you are about to embark on a well-deserved break. Like yourselves, we will be resting up ready for 2016. Here are the Christmas opening times at the Students’ Union between Monday 14th December-Wednesday 23rd December.

SUSU (including all outlets) is closed weekends from 11th December unless otherwise stated.

SUSU is closed on the 24th December and will reopen on the 4th January (normal opening times from 4th January)

The Union 

Monday-Friday 8am-8pm

SUSU Lettings

Monday-Friday 8am-4pm

The Shop

Monday-Friday 8.30am-4.30pm

The Shop on Top

Monday-Friday 10am-2pm

Bar 3 Diner

Monday-Friday 11.30am-2.30pm until Friday 19th December… Read the rest

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06
Dec

Get yourself a Christmas job with SURecruit

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Struggling to find the spare cash for Christmas this year or maybe you want to build your work experience? We can help!

Our on-site recruitment agency, SURecruit is there to help you to find part-time jobs while you study. We know that it can be hard to balance your studies with work, so our specialist recruitment manager works to find opportunities that you can fit around your degree.

The agency covers vacancies in areas such as hospitality, care, the retail sector and much more!

But we also want to support you by giving you tips and advice to help you … Read the rest

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29
Oct

SURecruit joins Twitter

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SURecruit has been opened since Freshers Week!

The Facebook page is up-and-running, giving you the opportunity to find the latest part-time jobs listings and industry news to help them you with your job search.

However, we want to be accessible to every student and that means looking at other channels to help you find out about jobs. So, meet the SURecruit Twitter page, @SURecruit.

Launched on 12th October, the page will be used to give you the latest job information and to build relationships with local employers, in order to make sure you have the best opportunities as they … Read the rest

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12
Oct

Support staff job opportunities at the Students’ Union: Last chance to apply

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We employ hundreds of students in part-time roles, and soon you could be one of them!

We are currently recruiting for many part-time jobs including roles in Bars, Marketing, Catering, Lettings, SURecruit and Reception/Admin. We also have opportunities for roles within the Design Crew and for a Web Developer. This means that you can gain work experience within your degree area and make some extra cash at the same time!

As part of our initiative to improve student life for WSA students, we are recruiting for members of a Winchester Crew exclusively open to those who study there. The role … Read the rest

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21
Sep

SURecruit Launches Today

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After months of planning and getting everything ready, the Union’s very own job hunting service SURecruit is launching today!

Students have been asking us to help them to find part-time work, so that is exactly what we have done! So meet SURecruit, your very own recruitment agency.  Located next to The Bridge in the Students’ Union, the agency has set up a website and established great links with local employers to help you find a job whilst you study at university. How it works is quite simple, you show SURecruit that you are interested by going to their websiteRead the rest

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