Part One: Can You Use Social Media To Get A Job?

There used to be a time when graduates were able to leave university and waltz straight into their dream jobs, but things have changed. With the current job market and economy as it is, students [...]

The Art of Networking

Networking is a word that gets bashed around a lot and everyone talks about how important it can be. Not to jump on the band wagon but it’s true! We meet thousands of students every [...]

Application Advice from EY

This week’s blog post is brought to you by the EY Schools Recruitment Officer, Harriet who shares some insight into the top five qualities she looks for when recruiting students. As a member of the [...]

Gap Year

There is often an assumption amongst students that they should avoid taking a gap year because it could affect their university offers. Having met a number of admissions tutors over the years, they always tell [...]

Introducing the New PP Team

Monday, 1st September marked a big milestone in the PP calendar. We grew from a two-people team (yes, that’s right – we are a two-people team) to four, and we are super excited about our [...]

What Are You Going To Do With Your Life?!

I was constantly asked this question by my parents, teachers, distant relatives, and people I barely knew. When I told them that I was off to university to read Geography, I always got “that look”. [...]

Why go to university

When I was at school, I had two choices: go to uni or get a job. Things have changed since my time, and students are now faced with a myriad of options from going to [...]