Working while studying 
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Working while studying 

I’ve always been attracted to the idea of earning my own pocket money before university, which was why I thought I’d try applying to a few jobs during my first and second years of university. I just love the feeling of being (somewhat) financially independent, treating myself to something nice or buying my parents gifts…
Why I chose to study Sport
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Why I chose to study Sport

For me, choosing to study at Durham was almost a no-brainer having had my sister study there and seeing the brilliant time that she had and the opportunities she was exposed to. Although, unlike her, a keen geographer, I knew that I wanted to study something else and I decided it best to follow my passion and study the topic of…
dialogically.com
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dialogically.com

I graduated from Durham in 2019 having studied Philosophy and Politics.I also ran a political discussion group where we focused on the intersection between faith and politics. I now live in London and work in the renewable energy sector but I have also launched Dialogically. Our vision and values Our vision is for…
Applying for graduate jobs
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Applying for graduate jobs

During third year, most people start looking at applying to graduate jobs to secure what they want to do after university. Some of these open up as soon as September, so it’s important to be ahead of the game and keep an eye out for relevant opportunities early. As I do English Literature, my degree can lead into a variety…
My tips on developing your employability
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My tips on developing your employability

Employability is a huge aspect of your degree education, learning how to become employable usually takes time. However, I am hoping I can provide some personal advice on how I improved my employability and how you can do the same. As for context, I joined Durham coming from a state-educated background, with no employability…