Author Archives: Ben Carter

Career Launch Conference – mission accomplished

January 2014 saw St Andrews’ first Career Launch Conference lift off. The three-day event was a mixture of employability workshops, inspirational speakers and networking opportunities, plus mock interviews and assessment centre exercises. Run by CAPOD, the Careers Centre and the … Continue reading

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Reflections of a PhD graduate (from the blissful embrace of gainful employment)

This week’s blog entry comes courtesy of Dr. Brian Surgenor, recently graduated from the School of Chemistry. Thanks Brian for the kind words, and good luck in Leipzig. “If you have just completed your undergraduate, Master’s or PhD degree you … Continue reading

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Goth Carnival hits St Andrews. Oh wait, it’s Graduation…

Last week (at time of writing) saw Graduation come to St Andrews, and fashion sense hid under the table for a time. Black robes and garish hoods were in, and the academic procession (including yours truly) competed gleefully to see … Continue reading

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