w/e 13th March 2016 – Round-up of the latest job vacancies, news, advice & opportunities

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  1. Opportunity of the Week
  2. Resource of the Week
  3. On Campus Careers & Recruitment events this Week
  4. This week’s Part Time, Placement & Graduate Job Vacancies on MyCareerHub
  5. This week’s Careers & Recruitment News & Opportunities


1. BU Opportunity of the Week


Fancy studying in Australia or New Zealand? Come along to these open days in March!

On the 18th and 19th March 2016 you will have the chance to meet representatives from Australian universities in person, here in the UK.

Study Options Open Days are a series of free information events designed to give students the chance to find out more about studying at Australian and New Zealand universities.

It’s an opportunity not to be missed – these are the only events in the UK where you can meet and talk to a large number of Australian universities face-to-face, and under one roof. You can find out more about their study programmes, their areas of research strength and focus, their academics and their postgraduate facilities as well as the post study work opportunities currently available in Australia and New Zealand.

The 2016 Open Days will take place on March 18th & 19th, in Birmingham and London, so please come along and see us at one of the following locations.

Friday March 18th: Council House, Birmingham

Saturday March 19th: Australia House, Strand, London

The following Australian universities will be available for students to speak to at both Open Days:

Australian Catholic University; Macquarie University; The University of Sydney; UNSW Australia; Bond University; Griffith University; James Cook University; The University of Queensland; Monash University; The University of Melbourne; The University of Western Australia.

To find out more and to register for the March 2016 Open Days, please go to www.studyoptionsopendays.com, call Study Options on 020 7353 7200 or email mail@studyoptions.com

Further opportunities to boost the CV can be found on our Employability Blog

2. BU Resource of the Week


The Going Global Overseas Job Vacancy Database

Looking for work abroad? Check out the Going Global Overseas Job Vacancy Database.

Including more than 10,000 pages of constantly-updated content on how to work abroad it also includes a database of current overseas job opportunities, work permit/visa regulations and CV writing guidelines for specific countries and much more!

Features include:-

Country Career Guides

  • Packed with country-specific career information, this research tool provides expert advice and insider tips for finding employment opportunities at home and abroad

Visa Advice

  • Within each of the country guides find detailed advice on the Visa regulations for that specific country.

Job Postings and Internship Listings

  • Search for job openings and internship opportunities in countries around the world.

Key Employer Directory

  • Access more than 400,000+ country-specific company profiles in industries such as manufacturing, transportation, consumer goods, consulting services, finance and technology.

To start using Going Global click here

More Careers Resources can be accessed on MyCareerHub here


3.This Week – On Campus Careers & Job Application Advice, Workshops & Recruitment Events


One to One Advice & Guidance with the Careers Advisor Team

Bookable and Drop in Appointments with advisors in the Careers & Employability Service are available this week for the following advice:-

  • How to Job Hunt
  • CV & Covering Letter Reviews
  • Application Form Reviews
  • Interview & Assessment Centre Preparation
  • Deciding what to do after Uni
  • Careers Guidance & Advice
  • Changing or Leaving your Course
  • Further Study Advice

View all available appointments via MyCareerHub here


More careers and recruitment events can be found on MyCareerHub here


3. This week’s  Part Time, Placement & Graduate Job Vacancies on MyCareerHub






  • Caroline Gardner Publishing – Buyer Admin Assistant, London Find out More
  • Drilling Systems – Graphics Developer, Bournemouth Find out More



  • Fresh Recruits – Photographer, Wimborne Minster Find out More
  • B&Q – Online Content Specialist, Southampton, Chandler’s Ford and Eastleigh Find out More


For more part time, vacation, voluntary, placement & graduate job vacancies visit MyCareerHub here

More job hunting resources on MyCareerHub


4. This week’s  Recruitment News &  Opportunities


General Recruitment News

  • How to read a poker face in an interview: the art of deciphering microexpressions Read More
  • How to answer the interview question ‘Give an example of a time when you showed initiative Read More
  • The Graduate Job Hunter’s Guide to Social Media Read More
  • Greggs: Hundreds of jobs to go as company shuts three bakeries Read More
  • How can students benefit from running a website or blog while at university? Read More
  • Top ten application questions to help you prepare Read More

More Job Hunting and Application Resources on MyCareerHub


Sector Specific Recruitment News

  • Nuffield Hospital Exeter Open Evening event – 19th April 2016 Read More
  • Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust Recruitment Drive Open Days Read More
  • Wexham Park Hospital recruitment drive Open Days Read More
  • Nursing Jobs Fair 2016 Find out More
  • Calling all final year student nurses! Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation trust are recruiting Read More
  • Interested in Teaching? Find out about these Early Years Initial Teacher Training courses Read More
  • Want a retail graduate job? Find out what to do when with this jobhunting action plan! Read More
  • Lights, camera, action! Everything you NEED to be a star in your retail video interview Read More
  • Follow Nicola Matiwone on her journey from BU student to Award-Winning Editor Read More

More Sector Specific careers and job hunting resources on MyCareerHub


Opportunities to boost the CV


BU Specific

  • Want to work abroad and need some funding? Apply for the BU Global Horizons Fund – Deadline 15th March Read More
  • Worried about the cost of going on a placement? Find out about the BU Placement opportunity Fund Read More
  • Do you need to improve your IT skills? BU offers a range of FREE training and support to BU students on and off campus! Find out More
  • Boost your CV and career prospects! Apply for BU student membership of the Institute of Directors Find out More


  • Interested in postgraduate study in the US? Attend the USA Grad School Day on the 17th March! Read More
  • Arts University Bournemouth MA Scholarship competition for International Students Read More
  • Study in China Opportunities Read More
  • Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Postdoctoral Fellowships available – Deadline for applications 14th March 2016 Find out More
  • Win up to £1,500 and support from Santander for your Business Idea! Find out More
  • Summer Camp USA Find out More
  • Want to study abroad and need some funding ? Apply for the Leverhulme Trust Scholarship! Find out More
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