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Caitlin Flint - Student Records Administrator at the University of Bristol
Maths is hard, but can be really interesting and fun! You get so much more out of studying maths than the ability to integrate and differentiate, and Bristol has so much going on that you’ll have to opportunity to do many amazing things!
Joanna Edwards - Financial Controller at Good Energy
I applied to Bristol because of its great reputation among employers as a Russell Group university, and because the city seemed lovely on the open day! My course was a great mix of written and numerical skills, which I think made me very employable after graduating.
Joshua Buxton - PhD Researcher at the University of Exeter
It is common for students starting out on a maths degree to think of it as a solitary activity. However, it is actually a collaborative process and working through problems with other people will definitely increase your mathematical abilities.
Matthew Carr - Senior Software Engineer at CACI – IIG
Try and meet as many potential employers as possible. Every company is different and it's about finding what one would be the right fit for you.
Ross Bowen - Senior Data Architect / Statistician at the UK Civil Service
I really enjoyed my course, and it's set me up with a solid technical foundation for my statistical career. I couldn't recommend it enough!
Jamie Cross - Productivity Advisor (Cyber Security) at the Local Government Association
The holistic value of that student experience; ultimately that’s what’s got me where I am today. That’s my advice, to see your university experience as a whole, rather than just chasing the next top mark.
Grace Madden - Graduate Engineer at Spirax Sarco Engineering plc
I think the thing that secured my job were the skills I picked up during university alongside my degree. The ability to show you have real world experience and a hands-on attitude is essential: volunteer, find out what research is going on at the university, get involved in a society committee, get a part-time job etc.
Some of our alumni came back to talk to current students about employability at our annual Alumni Evening. Read more.