10 Tips to Break into Consulting at Uni

With its fast-paced learning environment and its consultants cracking some of industry’s biggest challenges, it’s clear why consulting is a popular career destination amongst university students. However, it’s also notoriously hard to get into and competition is fierce. This week, an incoming first-year on my UCL undergraduate degree reached out to me via LinkedIn to ask: Can you give me some tips to get into … Continue reading 10 Tips to Break into Consulting at Uni

5 Final Year Tips

The past few months have been an exciting and fast-paced return to life at UCL. From my dissertation-filled study schedule, here are some quick tips on surviving the final year rush: Make the most of your university opportunities – this is your last chance to! When chatting to my friends in the post-graduation world, this rings in as the top piece of advice. Whether that’s … Continue reading 5 Final Year Tips

5 Mistakes I Made on My Internship

As the summer draws to a close, thousands of students across the country are rolling off summer internships. Inevitably, that means nearly every third Linkedin post is a success story about the awesome things that undergrads have achieved this summer! Social media is very much a highlights reel, and for young women to succeed in male-dominated industries, we need to normalise the day-to-day learning experience … Continue reading 5 Mistakes I Made on My Internship

5 Simple Tricks to Build Rapport

If you’re based in the UK, you’re probably aware of the phenomenon that is Love Island (if not: in a matter of weeks on national TV, attractive young people go from complete strangers to proclamations of undying love). Twitter and memes aside, this got me thinking about how our social relationships are built in such a short space of time. How humans associate with each … Continue reading 5 Simple Tricks to Build Rapport

How to Fake It Til You Make It

It seems to be the time of year that a never-ending source of confidence would be really useful. The responses to applications are rolling in, grad schemes are every 2 meters, university society AGMs are electing their future committees… whatever stage you’re at, everyone is facing their own challenges! Rightly or wrongly, to be successful in most of these scenarios, you need to project a sense of confidence, … Continue reading How to Fake It Til You Make It

¿Qué? 6 Top Tips to Find a Summer Internship on Your Year Abroad

If you think finding an internship is tough, try doing it whilst simultaneously settling into a new country! Penultimate year students are key targets for internship schemes, and this is no different in this year’s recruitment cycle. However, students on their year abroad often miss out on key deadlines and opportunities due to juggling all the additional challenges that a new environment brings. If you’re … Continue reading ¿Qué? 6 Top Tips to Find a Summer Internship on Your Year Abroad

Why Women’s-Only Events are “Completely Unfair”

They say inspiration comes in many forms. Apparently, that also applies to the legendary student-run UCL page UCLove. If you’re not familiar with UCLove, it’s an anonymous submission platform for UCL students to submit their thoughts and questions (alongside their library crushes). I was on Facebook this morning when I came across this post (in summary, women’s only events are unfair and it would be … Continue reading Why Women’s-Only Events are “Completely Unfair”

5 Ways to Max Out Your Uni Summer

The uni summer is a phenomenon like no other. After exam period, 3 to 4 months of unadulterated free time feels just like what the doctor ordered! However, the novelty of endless, commitment-free days does manage to wear off (believe it or not…). If you’ve finished everything on Netflix, are short on cash and ideas, and are looking to get something more out of the summer… … Continue reading 5 Ways to Max Out Your Uni Summer

Tips & Tricks: Video Interviews

The back-to-uni season is among us, and with that, come the replies to all those applications you sent out in a mad panic last term! The next stage for most of those will be video interviews. If you’ve been selected, congratulations! Here are some of our top tips on how to excel in them: The Set Up Make sure light is coming from in front … Continue reading Tips & Tricks: Video Interviews