You and your teammates have thirty-six hours and no money. Your goal? To get as far away from your university campus - a.k.a. your 'jail' - as possible.
Unfortunately, there's a lot more to your year abroad than what you've been promised. Thought it was going to be the perfect dream? Think again.
There are plenty of things you can do to prove that you have what it takes to be a journalist - degree or not!
No, it's not glamorous. And yes, it might sound strikingly close to babysitting. Still, au pairing can be an eye-opening and exciting experience.
If you're being rejected because you haven't got a portfolio that stretches wide enough, or because you fall short in terms of experience compared to other candidates, then it's probably time to consider some editorial internships.
You've seen those posts on Facebook. It's somebody in your seminar, or from your sports team. But why should YOU become a brand ambassador?
Many students choose to study abroad, for numerous different reasons. However, the majority of students convince themselves that their year abroad isn't just about fun. Somehow, they've convinced themselves with very little proof or prior research that a year abroad will make them 1000% more employable.
After three years enjoying the relative freedom of university, those apron strings are about to be re-tied. Here are some of the most common frustrations for students living at home.
You've finally done it! You've got your degree, faffed around for a day in a cap and gown and experienced beams of gushing pride from your parents that you probably won't feel again for a very long time.
You’ve sent out your first batch of enthusiastic cover letters and CVs, only to be met with zero responses. That’s okay; it’s early days. The second month of applying for jobs and still no success? You’ll get through it. The third and fourth? This is when it gets painful.