Welcome to jobs.ac.uk’s Career Blogs.
Our bloggers share their thoughts and real life experiences in both academic discipline blogs where you can pick up tips and join in conversations about a particular subject,
and more general blogs about jobseeking, academic life, working abroad and much more.
If you would like to blog for us we would love to hear from you - please email us.
This blog covers a range of topics within Agriculture, Food & Veterinary Science, including botany, plant science, microbiology, animal science, agronomy and much more.
This blog covers a range of research topics across many disciplines including Science and Technology, Health and Medical, the Humanities and Social Sciences and much more. Posts are contributed by current researchers in academia, industry and wider fields.
This blog is a useful source of information for all embarking on an academic career in Business and Management, as well as those with established careers. Here you will find helpful first hand information on a range of topics to cover Finance and Accounting, Business Law, Management Studies, Arbitration, Environmental Health and Teaching and Learning.
This blog covers a wide range of Careers Advice including CV tips, interview advice, managing your career and dealing with workplace issues.
This blog covers a wide range of topics within the creative arts, including music, fine art, composition, contemporary music, theatre, performance, drama, anthropology and sociology of music and culture, the history of art and music and much more.
This blog covers a wide range of topics within Education including early childhood education, learning technology, teaching and learning, research methods and much more.
This blog covers a wide range of topics within History including social and political history, History of Art, Philosophy and Religious Studies.
This blog provides thoughts and experiences of an academic in her first permanent role as a Lecturer in a UK university. We also include tips and advice for academic writing, teaching & learning, professional development and of course careers and job advice.
This blog covers a wide range of topics within languages and literature such as fiction and non-fiction writing, writing tips, creative writing and cultural studies.
This blog covers a wide range of topics within Languages and Linguistics, including sociolinguistics, bilingualism, multilingualism and second language acquisition, research methods and much more.
This blog covers a wide range of topics within law such as disability law, contract law, property law, criminal law and constitutional and administrative law.
This blog covers a wide range of topics within Media and Communications including communication studies, journalism, media studies, publishing, tv and film production and much more.
This blog provides a real insight into life as a PhD student. We give advice for existing PhD students on how to get the most out of your PhD and also helpful tips for people considering doing a PhD Studentship.
This blog follows the journey of post PhD students once they move from their research into the big wide world. Their journey could be within academia or elsewhere, and will address many topics including job seeking and career advice as well as providing useful tips on what to expect post PhD. Use the comments section to ask your peers questions and discuss your own experiences.
This blog covers a wide range of topics within psychology including biological psychology, clinical psychology, cognitive psychology, comparative psychology, industrial and organisational psychology and social psychology.
Research to Recognition: Getting Published and Funded - This blog will introduce tips, ideas, updates and other information to help academics at all stages of their careers get their work published and attract funding, including strategy tips for externally funded projects, proposal writing advice and much more.
This blog covers a wide range of topics within Science and Technology including digital communication, physical science, astronomy and space communication and much more.
This blog provides information on Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL). We include tips and advice for how to become a TEFL teacher, the highs and lows of TEFL, TEFL career planning, lesson planning and effective teaching methods.
This blog covers a wide range of topics specifically designed for academics and researchers of all career levels who want to develop their digital presence using a range of social media and digital technology.
This blog covers a wide range of topics specifically for professional support staff working in universities across the UK. We include information and opinions on general higher education issues, funding changes and relationships between academics and professional support staff.
This blog provides advice for academics and researchers currently working or considering moving abroad. It includes topics such as applying for jobs overseas, international globalisation of Higher Education, living and working in different cultural settings, differences between different university education systems and much more.
This blog provides advice for academics and researchers looking to move to Asia to work in a University. It includes topics such as settling into the culture and environment, starting a new job abroad, differences between the UK and Asian Higher Education systems and much more.
This blog covers a wide range of topics associated with working as an academic in Australia, including discussions on the differences and similarities of HE establishments in Australia compared to those in the UK and internationally.
This blog provides advice for anyone looking to move to the Middle East to work. It includes topics such as settling into the culture and environment, starting a new job abroad, differences between the UK and the Middle East working life and much more.