Does the idea of sitting an exam make you anxious?
History is a discipline that has a myriad of transferrable skills. It is about analysing the evidence and presenting an interpretation. You need to be articulate and widely read. What better way to prepare yourself than to read? Here are 5 Inspiring Books to Read For History Students.
Thinking of studying History at university? Chances are, if you have been considering it, a sea of misconceptions have already come your way. The moment you mentioned your proposed degree to friends and family, you no doubt received a barrage of well-meaning but unhelpful advice.
University is all about reading.
Indiana Jones, eat your heart out.
Deciding what to do once you finish your undergrad can be intimidating. If you are thinking of going on to further study, there are even more factors to consider than when you picked your first degree.
Do you know your history? The humble CV has gone through multiple reiterations and changes. You might be surprised how the job market and application process has evolved.
“The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there." In actual fact, any student of history knows that we have a lot more in common with our ancestors than many think.
Increasingly, employers are looking for soft skills and experience as much as a degree. Through a social activity such as being a team captain or a society president, you can grow examples for the CV that you might not have realised you were nurturing.
If the prospect of securing an actual job isn't enough motivation, check out these reasons to volunteer in heritage.