25 episodes

Future You is brought to you by Prospects, the graduate careers experts. We're here to help you achieve your career goals. Listen for invaluable insights and practical advice from top employers, graduates and experts. Whether you're a current student or already graduated, this is essential listening as you take the next step towards future you.

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Future You is brought to you by Prospects, the graduate careers experts. We're here to help you achieve your career goals. Listen for invaluable insights and practical advice from top employers, graduates and experts. Whether you're a current student or already graduated, this is essential listening as you take the next step towards future you.

    Preparing for your dissertation

    Preparing for your dissertation

    In this episode of Future You, we speak to Ian Tapster, the course leader for journalism at the University of Portsmouth. Discover how to plan your dissertation, what pitfalls you should avoid and why primary research can be really useful when done correctly.

     

    Take a look at 7 steps to writing a dissertation.

     

    You can email podcast@prospects.ac.uk with any feedback, questions or comments. Find a transcript of this episode at www.prospects.ac.uk/podcasts.

    • 19 min
    Life as a social worker

    Life as a social worker

    The ‘Life as a’ series gives you the foundations to learn and be inspired by specific professions; from people who know what it’s like. Emily Otvos is a newly qualified social worker who says the career might fit your values if you can overcome adversity and challenging days in order to achieve the best outcomes for others.

     

    Take a look at our social worker job profile.

     

    You can email podcast@prospects.ac.uk with any feedback, questions or comments. Find a transcript of this episode at www.prospects.ac.uk/podcasts.

    • 24 min
    Digital society (with Manchester Metropolitan University)

    Digital society (with Manchester Metropolitan University)

    Digital society is a new Masters course at Manchester Metropolitan University, taught in two specialisms - politics and sociology. In this episode learn about the application of technology in everyday life, from political campaigns to requiring a smartphone to order drinks

     

    Check out the MSc Digital Society course at Manchester Met.

     

    You can email podcast@prospects.ac.uk with any feedback, questions or comments. Find a transcript of this episode at www.prospects.ac.uk/podcasts.

    • 19 min
    How Clearing works

    How Clearing works

    Matthew Bridge, a deputy undergraduate admissions officer from the University of Sussex joins us to shed some light on Clearing when applying for university. What is it? What’s your next step once Clearing begins? Are there any myths surrounding it? Come away after this episode all clued up on the topic.

     

    Take a look at our page on Clearing 2022.

     

    You can email podcast@prospects.ac.uk with any feedback, questions or comments. Find a transcript of this episode at: www.prospects.ac.uk/podcasts.

    • 25 min
    Big data biology (with Cardiff University)

    Big data biology (with Cardiff University)

    In this episode of Future You, Cardiff University's Veronica Grieneisen introduces us to a brand new postgraduate course - the MSc in Big Data Biology.

    The aim of the programme is to train a new generation of biologists with 'big data' skills who can use cutting edge platforms to tackle issues such as developmental biology, disease surveillance and ecology.

    Listen to find out more, and then visit: www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught/courses/course/big-data-biology-msc-full-time-1-year

    Find and apply for more postgraduate courses at: www.prospects.ac.uk/postgraduate-courses

    Email podcast@prospects.ac.uk with any feedback, questions or comments. A transcript of this episode will be available at: www.prospects.ac.uk/podcasts

    • 16 min
    Healthcare recruitment (with Globe Locums)

    Healthcare recruitment (with Globe Locums)

    In this episode of Future You Isabel Kiff - contracts manager at Globe Locums - explains why she thinks you should consider a career in healthcare recruitment.

    She sets out the skills and characteristics you'll need to succeed in this sector, as well as what makes it such an enjoyable job that she's stayed with the company since joining as a graduate herself.

    Visit www.prospects.ac.uk/graduate-jobs to find and apply for graduate jobs.

    Email podcast@prospects.ac.uk with any feedback, questions or comments. A transcript of this episode will be available at: www.prospects.ac.uk/podcasts

    • 22 min