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BBC broadcaster appointed in new Biology role

Award-winning broadcaster Ben Garrod has been appointed as UEA’s Professor of Evolutionary Biology and Science Engagement. The biologist and conservationist will involve teaching undergraduate students and has ‘a strong focus on engaging with the wider public to inform and inspire people about UEA’s research.’ ‘I’m so pleased to be part of the UEA team,’ Garrod…

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Degrees vs apprenticeships

When headlines are constantly suggesting that universities are dishing out first class degrees like no there’s no tomorrow, how much does a grade really reflect our employability skills? After ten years in education, three more years of academic studying whilst racking up to £50,000 worth of debt, university may not seem like the most appealing…

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Finding work experience

Internships are like gold dust, and finding work experience can be as difficult as finding a paid job. It’s no surprise some students can feel disheartened. As well as supposedly helping you to stand out from the crowd of desperate jobseekers, work experience and internships are important rungs on your career-ladder, providing skills you can’t…