Category Archives: Warwick University

Warwick University sector event: Working in publishing and journalism

newlookboarWarwick University hosted a careers event on the journalism and publishing sector last night, with a range of tips from professionals in the industry. Around 200 students packed into H0.51 to hear tips and tricks from the experts on working in publishing and journalism.

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Assessment centres: Think Mumford, not Muse

Warwick student caller. Photo: Warwick University, DARO

In the next few months, any finalist looking to sell their soul, sorry, secure a comfortable and well rounded future through means of a job with a well-known company, will most likely come into contact with an assessment centre. As of last weekend, I have both participated in, and also aided the running of an assessment centre (for the same job), and here are my pearls of wisdom.

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Why should you get involved in student media?

Freshers, welcome. Everyone else, welcome back! It’s a new year at Warwick, and a new term filled with stuff to get your teeth stuck in to. Besides the wonders of academic excellence that Warwick has to offer, student media here at Warwick have a lot of exciting things planned for this year that you should definitely get involved in, whether you’re a returning student or starting afresh.
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The boys are back in town: Sabbs re-elected

Photograph: The Boar interviews President Elect Leo Boe. Tash Clark

Leo Bøe has been elected as next year’s President of Warwick Students’ Union, announced last Saturday evening. He beat eight other candidates in the race to total 1,569 votes after nine stages of elimination through the single transferable vote system (STV), leaving runner-up Jane Costello in second place with 1,296 votes.

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Ripping up the manifestos – who did you vote for?

It’s almost midnight on the 11th of February 2010; week five is done. Elections week is finally over. No more nagging on Facebook statuses, lecture shout outs, no more hustings, group invites, kitchen tours or ‘like’ this page or I won’t be your friend anymore threats.

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Students march for education

Approximately 50 students took part in a protest and march across university this afternoon (Wednesday 8 December) in protest against Government plans to make drastic cuts to universities and increase tuition fees.

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Warwick students occupy conference room in Arts Centre

A group around 30 students are currently occupying the Arts Centre Conference Room at the University of Warwick.

The Warwick Against the Cuts protest group began marching from the piazza on campus at around one pm today, Wednesday 24 November.

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