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This blog aims to provide students from all walks of life with the tips, know-how and insights needed to maximise their potential career success.

We want YOU to be successful, so why not check out some of our posts, and get the advice you need to ace your career journey!

 

UTS Careers works to equip students with the employability skills, confidence and advice to achieve their career goals!

Working closely with graduate recruiters, faculties and industry leaders, UTS Careers offers a variety of services and resources to help students get a head-start on their careers. From events and workshops, to in-person consultations and more, we can help!

For further information, please visit our website or swing by and talk to one of our enthusiastic Careers staff – we’re conveniently located in the UTS Tower Building: CB01.04.13.

4 Things We Can Learn From Aggretsuko About Nailing Your Career

By Mia Casey If you’ve never felt a deep and spiritual connection to a 25-year-old, single, Scorpio, blood type A, red panda then you’ve obviously never watched Aggretsuko. Centered around Retsuko (said red panda), the Netflix show follows her as she struggles with...

How to Prepare for Success: Expert Advice on the Future of Work

By Mia Casey Guys, I’ve got something to tell you: you know the future of work? It’s here. It’s actually happening right now, while you’re sipping at your perpetually full cup of tea/coffee/hot chocolate to stave off the well-and-truly-here winter weather, and...

Start Building Your Portfolio: A Chat with Vivid 2018’s Lester Chan

By Mia Casey (feat. Lester Chan) When you’re studying it can feel like assignments, exams, lectures, and having a social life (or at least some semblance of one) can take up every free waking hour, so the thought of taking on more work may feel a little daunting. But...

How great would it be if we had an UNDO button IRL?

By Chandani Tuladhar  I actually think it would be awesome if we could have an “undo” button in real life, so I could re-do some of the things I missed or ignored when I was a student. I guess many people would feel the same way – when you are my age, you’ve...

4 Signs You Have Impostor Syndrome, and How to Overcome it

By Mia Casey Ever feel like your success is somehow a fluke? That everyone around you is smarter and more successful? Are you just waiting for the other shoe to drop and for your boss or tutor to pull you aside and ask you to leave? Well hi, that’s called ‘Impostor...

Discussion Topics and Questions to Ask a Mentor

By Steph Rogers Have you thought about seeking out a mentor? Ever feel like you can’t solve a problem when you’re too close to the source? A mentor is a great third-party resource! Asking family, friends and peers for advice can be helpful, but a mentor is likely to...

So You Want to Royally Change Your Career (or Degree)?

By Mia Casey So it’s been a week since one of the most public career changes of the decade was televised: the royal wedding. On May 19th 2018, Meghan Markle made the shift from American actress to member of the British royal family, changing her job title to Meghan,...

5 Things You Must Do AFTER a Job Interview

By Stephanie Gonzales  “Thanks for coming in. We’ll be in touch soon”. The elevator doors shut and you let out a big sigh of relief. The interview is officially done and dusted and you’re feeling confident. All you can do now is sit back and wait for the company to...

5 Tips for Landing a Job After Uni

By Mia Casey When you wake up the day after graduation, the morning sunlight shining in through your bedroom window and your phone already in-hand as you scroll through the endless pics of your mates in their gowns on your Insta feed, it can feel like you’ve got the...

Follow your passions… Actually no, don’t!

By Nicole Papworth Have you ever been asked the question: “What do you want to be when you grow up?” What age were you when you were first asked this? Maybe 5 or 6, right? It seems that we get asked this question from such an early age. And, the truth is, at this age...