Emma Davies

Emma Davies
Emma Davies is an Editorial Assistant at Crimson Publishing and a member of Team Indigo. Graduating from her Masters degree in 2017, she is familiar with all aspects of the student journey through university.
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Career of the month: Architect

Posted by Emma Davies on 08/10/19 13:08

 

Each month we take a look at one of the 650 career pathways featured within Indigo. This month, we explore the role of an Architect - a career that involves the planning and construction of buildings. Architects use art, science, engineering and even sociology to design creations that fit the natural and human worlds.

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Topics: careers education, career profiles, careers leader, CEIAG, dream jobs

The A-Z of CPD: Part 5

Posted by Emma Davies on 02/10/19 09:28

Undertaking CPD is not just about going on a course; being open to trying new ways of learning is an important skill to develop. Last time in the A-Z of CPD series we looked at a range of different activities from ‘mentoring’ to ‘OpenLearn’. This week we help you consider alternative activities that you can do as part of your own continuous professional development, starting at the letter ‘P’.    

 

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Topics: careers education, CEIAG

Spotlight on: Veterinary Surgeon

Posted by Emma Davies on 25/09/19 10:30

Each month we take a deeper look at one career pathway in particular. For in-depth profiles of over 600 job profiles, take a look at the Indigo Careers module. This month we take a look at the role of a Veterinary Surgeon*.

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Topics: career profiles

Oxbridge Applications: How to choose a college

Posted by Emma Davies on 11/09/19 12:06

Oxford and Cambridge are comprised of 44 (38 colleges and six permanent private halls) and 31 colleges respectively, so it’s no wonder many students are thrown into turmoil when deciding which college to choose. This article offers some helpful tips and advice for narrowing down your options and making your final choice.  

Taken from Getting into Oxford and Cambridge 2020 Entry by Mat Carmody. 

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Topics: university, student advice, UCAS

Oxbridge Applications: Step by step guide for students

Posted by Emma Davies on 11/09/19 11:30

So finally you are ready to apply. The next stage is arguably the one that causes students the most anxiety, until they are invited to interview of course. Your UCAS application will need to be submitted by the closing date for all Oxbridge applications of 6 p.m. on 15 October. This article takes you step by step through the practicalities.

Taken from Getting into Oxford and Cambridge 2020 Entry by Mat Carmody. 

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Topics: university, student advice, UCAS

The transition from school to university: Uni lingo Part 2

Posted by Emma Davies on 04/09/19 09:56

Navigating freshers’ week is hard enough without a multitude of new terms and expressions to get to grips with. If there’s some kind of strange-sounding academic or campus term you discover, this short article series might just help to decode its meaning.

 

Taken from A Guide to Uni Life by Lucy Tobin.

 

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Topics: university, student advice

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