What is Manchester Graduate Talent (MGT)?

What is MGT? For graduates who want to stay in Manchester, check out Manchester Graduate Talent (MGT, formerly known as MGIP and MGP). MGT is a program designed to match up local employers (from start-ups to international companies) with University of Manchester graduates, which means you’re up against less competition! MGT is a great way … Continue reading What is Manchester Graduate Talent (MGT)?

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Graduates: where do I go now?

So, it’s nearly the end of your degree - well done! You did it! Now… What’s next? If you haven’t got a job lined up yet, don’t worry, it’s not too late! Whether your original plans have changed, or you just haven’t found time to look yet, there are still plenty of opportunities out there. … Continue reading Graduates: where do I go now?

Learning a new skill: coding

Have you ever thought about learning how to code but never actually got around to doing it? Or are you the type of person who just likes learning new things? Many employers are saying tech skills are a big boost on a CV nowadays, so depending on your future plans, it might be worthwhile getting … Continue reading Learning a new skill: coding

The Library Get Started Drop-in

Getting to grips with the Library can seem overwhelming, especially with so many books, and so many sites on campus! To help us get a head start on the new academic year, we decided to test drive the new Get Started Anytime Drop-in, located on the ground floor in the Main Library. Get Started is … Continue reading The Library Get Started Drop-in

Making the Most of University Facilities: Sport and Fitness

It’s important to make the most of your university experience, and the best way to do this is by taking advantage of everything the University has to offer! This doesn’t just mean academic opportunities, but health and fitness too. This blog post aims to give you some ideas of what you can do outside of … Continue reading Making the Most of University Facilities: Sport and Fitness

How to develop skills and have fun at uni: goal-scoring tips!

Did you know, in a recent survey conducted by the Institute of Directors, 65% of directors rated employability skills as more important than specific academic knowledge? That’s a considerable percentage! And the good news? Those employability skills aren’t as hard to gain as you may think. Clubs and societies are not only a fantastic way … Continue reading How to develop skills and have fun at uni: goal-scoring tips!

Where to find support at University

Do you struggle with money, diet, thinking about your future, your health, family, studies... or anything else? At some point during your degree, I’m sure you will have, or will do. Everyone does, it’s normal! At a time of stress it is important to realise that you don’t have to go through these challenges alone. … Continue reading Where to find support at University