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Launch Success Stories – Ollie Buxton

In the lead up to our fifth Launch Business Incubator Cohort (commencing Autumn 2020), we wanted to take this time to showcase and celebrate some of the 42 most recent businesses from Cohort 3 and 4. We’re exploring the music industry today with Delux Music Collective, owned by Cohort 3 member Ollie Buxton. Delux Music […]

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Launch Success Stories – Elyshia Cantrill

In the lead up to our fifth Launch Business Incubator Cohort (commencing Autumn 2020), we wanted to take this time to showcase and celebrate some of the 42 most recent businesses from Cohort 3 and 4. Today we’re writing about Cohort 4 member, Elyshia Cantrill who owns Pillar of Women, a female and community empowerment […]

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Launch Success Stories – Carole Guilmard

In the lead up to our fifth Launch Business Incubator Cohort (commencing Autumn 2020), we wanted to take this time to showcase and celebrate some of the 42 most recent businesses from Cohort 3 and 4. Today we’re exploring the world of Black hair care and beauty products from Cohort 4 member, Carole Guilmard who […]

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Why do a Placement

You’ll hear a lot of confusing things about placements, their benefits, how to get them and why, and it can b e a difficult decision to decide to take a year out of University to work. So what are the advantages, why should you consider a placement year? Before I answer that, it’s important to […]

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Launch Success Stories – Adina Nelu

In the lead up to our fifth Launch Business Incubator Cohort (commencing Autumn 2020), we wanted to take this time to showcase and celebrate some of the 42 most recent businesses from Cohort 3 and 4. Today we’re writing about Cohort 3 member, composer Adina Nelu. Adina Nelu is a classically trained film and media […]

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Launch Success Stories – Azeem Amir

Have you spent your lockdown thinking of the next big business idea? Do you want to take the steps to turn your hobby into a small business? Fancy taking the leap to working freelance or working for yourself? Or maybe you want to help taking your business to the next level. Let us introduce you […]

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The 10 top tips for getting your freelance language teaching career off to a flying start

The 10 top tips for getting your freelance language teaching career off to a flying start So you’re looking for something to help you get your foot up on the teaching ladder? We’ve come up with some 10 top tips to help you get your foot up on the ladder and shine as a freelance […]

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Planning your Career

So you don’t know what to do after your degree? You have chatted with a few of your friends, they seem to know what they want. You had an awkward conversation with a family member, who asked, “Didn’t you know when you chose your degree?” The truth is you were never certain and why should […]

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Cover Letter or Supporting Statement?

The world of recruitment is not only fierce, competitive, and a full-time job in itself but a world with, how can I put it, mixed messages and processes? Many applications now require just a CV and a Cover Letter, which is a nice (maybe nice isn’t the word), straightforward (not straightforward to put in place […]

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Personal Branding

Being YOUnique in the graduate jobs market I have you ever heard of the term a Personal Brand or Personal Branding? I’m sure you know what a business brand is – they are part of our everyday life, we are constantly bombarded by brands from TV, SM every YouTube clip you watch, even on the […]