Skill Building Postgraduate

Building business experience while still in uni

Building business experience while still in uni

Balancing work, socialising and hobbies - all while still at uni - isn’t easy, so we wouldn’t blame you if gaining professional experience isn’t at the top of your list right now. However, upskilling doesn’t have to be hard. In fact, programs like Univative make...

Get the golden rules of goal setting

Get the golden rules of goal setting

Goals. Do you have any at the moment? Do you feel like SHOULD have some?I don’t know about you, but I personally find goal setting to be an arduous task. I particularly remember how daunting it was to set career-related goals whilst studying at university. Even more...

How to build skills in project management

How to build skills in project management

Managing a project is one of the toughest jobs in an organisation. As a project manager, you must be able to effectively move the project towards success. If you are aspiring to become a project manager or you want to sharpen your skills, you've come to the right...

Mentors: the more the merrier

Mentors: the more the merrier

Careers! If you are reading this blog post the chances are there is something about your career you want to change. Time and time again you’ll hear about the importance of mentors in people’s careers, but who are they and how do you find one?I have great news: at UTS...

Honing skills for career longevity

Honing skills for career longevity

Once upon a time the average person honed very specific skills for their career, applied to a single company, was given gainful employment for decades, and then retired with a pension from that same employer. Nowadays, the average amount of time someone spends at a...

4 Simple Ways to Advance Your Career

4 Simple Ways to Advance Your Career

Whether you are looking for an entirely new career or you simply want to move up the ladder in your current company, career advancement can be a challenge. Particularly during the pandemic, finding the motivation to job search or put in extra time at work can be...

How to upskill during COVID-19

How to upskill during COVID-19

Even with the strictest lockdown measures behind us, the world still isn’t quite back to normal. Despite this, it’s important not to lose sight of your career goals or give up on your professional development for the year. So, with so many places still closed and...

4 certifications to add to your resume

4 certifications to add to your resume

The job market can be extremely competitive no matter the industry you’re aiming for. But when you’re about to communicate with different companies, you need to put your best foot forward if you want to earn a chance to impress them at all. That translates not only to...

Why ‘know thyself’ should be your 2020 mantra

Why ‘know thyself’ should be your 2020 mantra

Classes are starting back, grad roles are recruiting, and the stressors of a new year are fully kicking in. So now is basically the perfect time to enact a new mantra to see you reaching for success this year: know thyself. We’ve been down this road before –...

The skills you’ll need in 2020 (and the future)

The skills you’ll need in 2020 (and the future)

2019 is at an end, and as we look forward into the approaching year I figured now’s as good a time as any to start considering what skills you might want to start cultivating in 2020. As the world of work shifts and develops, certain skills are gradually becoming more...

The best thing you can do in 2020? Get experience

The best thing you can do in 2020? Get experience

The idea of balancing study with attaining real-world industry experience can seem a little overwhelming, particularly if you’re also working throughout. However it’s one of the few things that can really help establish you in the eyes of future employers, and is...

Skill development in a changing career landscape

Skill development in a changing career landscape

In a changing world and an evolving job market how do we prepare ourselves for the jobs of tomorrow? You would be forgiven for thinking ‘how am I supposed to prepare for something that might not even exist yet?’ Younger generations today are going to have multiple...

How to quit a well-paying job for a lifelong dream

How to quit a well-paying job for a lifelong dream

Letting go of a job you worked hard to get and is now paying handsomely is a daunting thing. Just when you are ready to walk out of that cubicle, the reassurance of a steady paycheck and a comfortable life pulls you back in. However, once you’ve entertained the...

Be Kind At Work!

Be Kind At Work!

To show kindness is one of the most powerful things you can do for someone. This is as true in the workplace as it is at home. It’s a shame that we are sometimes conditioned to think of work as somewhere we go to shut down our emotions and humanity, sometimes creating...

Be kind at work

Be kind at work

To show kindness is one of the most powerful things you can do for someone. This is as true in the workplace as it is at home. It’s a shame that we are sometimes conditioned to think of work as somewhere we go to shut down our emotions and humanity. This way...

5 Reasons I Went Back to University

5 Reasons I Went Back to University

In you had asked me ten years ago to return to university to undertake postgrad studies, you wouldn’t have been able to pay me to do it. The early years of my undergraduate journey were filled with tears, confusion, and a lack of direction. I jumped from course to...

7.3 Questions With Mohit Sewani

7.3 Questions With Mohit Sewani

It’s time for the second edition of our Vogue-inspired series, 7.3 Questions Answered By Your Favourite Accomplishers! This week we spoke with Mohit Sewani on his experience with the Accomplish Award, how he’s gotten involved around UTS, and why meeting and developing...