Careers Network mentoring scheme is open for a few more weeks!


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Careers Network mentoring scheme is open for a few more weeks!

Open to all undergraduate students. We have a variety of mentors who work in politics, government and social work. We have some mentors with experience at local councils, NGOs and areas within the Public Sector. All of our mentors have a wealth of experience in a plethora of areas and will be of great benefit for developing your career path.
To apply you need to complete our Introduction to Mentoring Canvas Course and registration form at the end. Your details will then be imported into our new online system called Mentor Match Me, where you can then search for mentors and submit a proposal before the deadline of 28th November 2014.
For more information, please visit and if you have any questions please email

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Time for a sensible drugs policy?

A study released today (30 Oct) by the home office has found that there is “no obvious” link between tough laws and levels of illegal drug use. Responding to the publication of the study Liberal Democrat Home Office minister Norman Baker believes that drug abuse should be treated as a health issue, comparing the UK with other countries, should end “mindless rhetoric” on drugs policy.

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Social Policy student wins #InternSelfie competition

Judah Chandra, a third year Social Policy student, has won the Careers Network’s #InternSelfie competition. Judah, who spent a month in China last Easter, took a photo of himself with the “oldest Japanese-war survivor”. Judah’s trip was part of the Study China Programme which was funded through a University of Birmingham Gateway Bursary.


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