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How to Write a CV for a Job in the UK

09 Jan 2020

Without a doubt, a CV is the most important part of your job hunt. Although the job interview is obviously extremely important too, you will never get to that stage if your CV is not up to scratch. Your CV is the first impression a prospective employer has of you, and it is crucial to remember that for the employer, it is just one of potentially hundreds of CVs on their desk.

The Top Skills Employers Look For

02 Jun 2020

Over the past few months, the way companies work has changed dramatically. Small, technology-averse businesses have made the move online, remote working has boomed in popularity and competition for job opportunities is getting fierce. With this in mind, being able to demonstrate to employers that you possess the key skills like adaptability and problem solving…

Tips for passing the OET

28 Mar 2020

We have helped many students prepare for their OET, building on their strengths and supporting their weaknesses. Whether it's your first time first time or for a re-sit, here are five tips for passing the OET.

Tips for Giving Medical Advice in English

20 Feb 2020

Healthcare professionals, from nurses to vets, offer advice and support to patients every day. How they communicate with patients has an enormous impact on patient care and safety. Read on to discover how to give effective and sensitive medical advice in English. Giving advice in a medical context. Have a look at the consultation below…

Five Reasons to Teach English Abroad with CELTA

29 Jan 2020

What is a CELTA? The CELTA course is a highly regarded type of TEFL qualification (teaching English as a foreign language), equipping you with the skills and practical experience to take your teaching qualification anywhere in the world. Why take a CELTA and not a TEFL? The CELTA is an internationally recognised teaching qualification that is highly trusted by schools and organisations across the globe,…

How to Improve your Public Speaking

13 Jan 2020

Ever watched a good public speaker? What is it that makes them a good speaker? Do they seem nervous? Anxious? Unsure of themselves? Of course not! That’s what makes them good public speakers. They seem relaxed and comfortable. So the audience feels relaxed and comfortable. They seem knowledgeable and have all the key information at…

How to Write a CV for a Job in the UK

09 Jan 2020

Without a doubt, a CV is the most important part of your job hunt. Although the job interview is obviously extremely important too, you will never get to that stage if your CV is not up to scratch. Your CV is the first impression a prospective employer has of you, and it is crucial to remember that for the employer, it is just one of potentially hundreds of CVs on their desk.

Weird Interview Questions and How to Answer Them

09 Dec 2019

No matter what job you interview for, there will always be some questions you can guarantee will be asked. You should always go into an interview prepared to talk about your strengths and weaknesses, a time in your life you have had to deal with a difficult situation, and what skills and qualities you can…

Great Things: Camille’s Story

01 Oct 2019

Camille came to Ireland to study at BSC Dublin last year, hoping to gain work experience in the Irish capital and improve her English. Now returned to her native Belgium, she has recently been appointed as head waiter at a Michelin star restaurant. Camille's Success Story What course did you study at BSC? At the…

Great Things: Valentina’s Success Story

09 Jul 2019

As part of our "Great Things" series, we interviewed Valentina, a former BSC student whose English language skills led her to take on an internship and Sales career at British Study Centres. Now, after almost 10 years working as a rugby coach, she is moving on to start her career at the English Rugby Football Union. Read her story...