Tuesday, 25 October 2016

UoB WISE-Enactus Unilever Networking Workshop

On Friday October 21st, WISE and Enactus ran a Unilever networking session to give students an insight into the Fast-Moving Consumer Goods industry.

Monday, 24 October 2016

UoB Drone Society

The use of drones within civilian society has been on the increase over the years. Galen Reich has followed suit and set up the UoB Drone Society. I met up with him and George Atkinson (UoB Drone Society treasurer) to find out about this enterprising idea.

How Can I Stand Out in an Interview Setting?

Following on from last week's blog post, this week we attended the SET careers fair and asked employers how students could stand out in an interview situation. Here are some of the things they said to the question:

'Can you briefly tell us how students can stand out at interview?'

Monday, 17 October 2016

Top Qualities Recruiters Look for in their Graduates

A new term of University brings new opportunities for students. For final year students, trying to identify what their next progression will be after University can be a daunting concept. The Autumn Careers Fair here at Birmingham brought together some of the top graduate employers in the country. We went along to identify the top qualities they look for when recruiting graduates.

'What top quality do you look for when recruiting?'

Friday, 7 October 2016

Inspired business idea comes from a personal experience - Daniel Bridgewater

Dan Bridgewater left UoB in 2014 with a First Class Honours degree in Business Management with Communication. Ever since, hes been self-employed. His new business Buckt was born out of a personal experience and hes here to tell it, to inspire you to create your own opportunity.

Hi, I’m Dan. Over the past few months Ive been working on my new business: Buckt. Like all businesses, behind the idea is my story. 

Thursday, 6 October 2016

Friday, 30 September 2016

A big 'hello' from the Student PR Team!

A big ‘hello’ from the Student PR Team. We hope you’ve all settled back in OK! Just to jog your memory (or if you’re new to the University), we’re here to find and promote your enterprising stories. Our first blog of the year is about how we, the PR Team, were enterprising this summer.