Tag : work

Part-time job ideas

1 month ago / 0 comments

Being a student can be very expensive, so what do you do when you’re strapped for cash but also for time? Looking for a part-time job alongside your studies can seem overwhelming. Academic and social commitments gradually fill up during the week, and before you know it it’s Sunday again, … Read More

How the Colours You Wear Affect Your Career

1 year ago / 0 comments

The power of colours over our moods are now well known, with research showing that different colours can affect us physically, changing our heart rate, blood pressure and respiration. This science has been applied to interior design; hospitals are often painted blue and green which denote peace and calmness, and … Read More

Art | OVERTIME: Art and the Office – Seize's exploration of a career in art

5 years ago / 0 comments

Image: Seize OVERTIME pitches the bureaucratic environment of the archetypal office against the demiurgic context of the gallery. By allowing artists as cultural commentators to pick apart the office as a workplace and as a place centred around making money, they openly interrogate the accepted working practices traditionally placed in … Read More

Blogs | Why You Should Follow Your Childhood Dreams

5 years ago / 0 comments

In my second year of primary school, the teachers made a video of all the pupils, asking them what they wanted to do when they were older. I wanted to be an actress. Others wanted to be firemen, police officers, teachers, doctors, pop singers, train drivers, pilots, spacemen. My brother … Read More

Blogs | Five Reasons Why Parents Are The Best Students

5 years ago / 0 comments

1/ We will never be late to a lecture because we have ‘overslept’. ‘Oversleeping’ is an alien concept. A lie in is something we have only heard about in fiction. We seem to have a vague recollection of what a ‘lie in’ is, we have seen it written about on … Read More

Comment | Zero Hours, Zero Tolerance

5 years ago / 0 comments

Controversial “zero hour contracts” are fast becoming popular with employers in order to make businesses more cost effective.  In any other argument (except sexism of course), I would try to remain impartial and unbiased. However, as an employee in the retail industry for the last seven years, and now as … Read More

Motivation (the lack of)

6 years ago / 0 comments

My continuous mantra is as follows: Now, at 3pm, having done nothing but exist pointlessly all day, is not the moment to start work. After several pre-essay weeks of this it’s begun to occur to me I need to get used to the idea that the complete lack of motivation … Read More

2,000 penguins in dream job

6 years ago / 0 comments

Kathleen Leavy has landed what many students would brand a dream job. Kathleen will be braving some of the world’s harshest conditions as she jets off to the South Pole to start her second season working for the UK Antarctic Heritage Trust. Kate, a Leeds graduate, will have a colony … Read More