6 things you realise when you move abroad

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6 things you realise when you move abroad

Has the thought of moving abroad ever crossed your mind? After participating in the Internship Programme, many of our students get the taste for working and living abroad and decide to take the leap and move somewhere new. But what is it like to build a life in another country? Check out our list of 6 life lessons every emigrant can identify with.

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Student of the month: Gökai Aktan

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Student of the month: Gökai Aktan

A few weeks ago, we received a letter from one of our work placement partner about a particular hardworking student. His name is Gökai Aktan and he is a 19-year-old economics student from Germany who recently concluded the Internship Programme. Say hello to our new Student of the Month!

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How to start a blog and boost your CV

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How to start a blog and boost your CV

As a young soon-to-be graduate, there are fun and creative ways in which you can boost your CV and learn about your industry outside of school. Blogging is one of the most visual and immediate ways in which you can showcase your passion and ambition. Here is a step-by-step guide to creating a successful blog.

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Student of the Month: Marilena Goldenbaum

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Student of the Month: Marilena Goldenbaum

We were spellbound by Marilena Goldenbaum's enthusiasm when she stepped into our mentoring seminar a few weeks ago. The 21-year-old business student from Germany was thrilled to be in London with the Internship Programme and we were equally thrilled to have her with us. Here, she talks about her experiences and what made her fall in love with London.

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6 London secrets you are dying to discover

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6 London secrets you are dying to discover

Would you like to stumble upon a luscious garden in the middle of the business district? Or experiencing live music performances in a stranger’s living room? We have listed six secrets that will turn your London visit into something truly special.

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Student of the Month: Laura Smolders

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Student of the Month: Laura Smolders

Introducing our new Student of the Month, Laura Smolders! She is an 18-year-old Beauty Therapy student from Belgium who journeyed to London with our Internship Programme back in March to do work experience at WW Hair and Beauty Spa.

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Student of the month: Shirley de Jonge

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Student of the month: Shirley de Jonge

We're so proud to introduce our new Student of the Month, Shirley de Jonge! She enrolled with the Internship Programme back in February and is currently undertaking work experience at Mapledown School in London, a secondary school for children and young people with disabilities.

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Students of the Month: Patrik Németh and Tomáš Kender

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Students of the Month: Patrik Németh and Tomáš Kender

Patrik Németh and Tomáš Kender undertook three weeks of work experience at AbilityNet and were praised by their supervisor for showing great initiative and skill. So we chose to interview both of them for Student of the Month! Here, they talk about their experience and what the time in London taught them about life, work and reaching for the unknown. 

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Student stories: 5 differences between British and Austrian child care

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Student stories: 5 differences between British and Austrian child care

Carina Machovicz, Vanessa Krainz and Denise Lienhard are three enthusiastic child care students who came to London with the Internship Programme in the beginning of this year. Here they recount their two week-long work experience period at Shepherds Bush Families Project & Children's Centre and Christchurch Kindergarten, Edgware. They attend BAKIP St. Christiana in the small town of Frohsdorf in eastern Austria. 

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What's new?

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What's new?

Every once in a while, we publish news and updates regarding deadlines, events or changes to our organisation. The Erasmus+ deadline has just passed and we're eagerly awaiting the results. We've also been accredited by the British Council as a high quality school for teaching English as a foreign language. And we're incredibly proud to introduce our new venture: ADC College Dublin!

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Student of the month: Tomas Kral

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Student of the month: Tomas Kral

Our new Student of the Month is Tomas Kral, who came to London with the Internship Programme back in December. The Czech IT student, who loves repairing computers in his spare time, instantly fell in love with the UK capital and his work placement at the London Basketball Association. We asked Tomas about the joys of going abroad and how the experience has inspired his plans for the future. 

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Career advice: an interview with Ebb Kanga

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Career advice: an interview with Ebb Kanga

As part of our new blog series Career Advice, we spoke to Human Resources and Training officer Ebb Kanga who works for one of our work placement partners, Holiday Inn Brentford Lock. What's the HR industry like? And how did she know it was the right path? Read about Ebb's journey and let it inspire your own.

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Make your dreams come true in 2017

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Make your dreams come true in 2017

Changes tend to unfold more slowly than we're lead to believe. Instead of reaching for the impossible, think of your new year's resolutions as small adjustments that – with time – will lead you onto a new path or mark the beginning of a new set of habits. What are your hopes for 2017? Here's how you can draw up a plan that considers both your needs and ambitions.

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How to write a creative CV in 7 steps

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How to write a creative CV in 7 steps

For young creative professionals, London is a dream destination. ADC College provides a limited amount of placements within media, but we have noticed that many CVs that we receive from students wanting to come to London for an internship, aren’t strong enough for us to obtain the placements the students are aiming for. Here's a list of advice for students who wish to obtain a placement within a coveted profile. 

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Behind the scenes of the Internship Programme: A Christmas makeover!

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Behind the scenes of the Internship Programme: A Christmas makeover!

Our office has gotten a Christmas makeover! The beauty and hairdressing students from Sweden transformed our meeting room into a beauty parlour for the day and it was remarkable to see their creative holiday-inspired ideas come alive as they worked together as a tightly knit team. Check out the looks they created and how to copy the hair and makeup at home. Merry Christmas!

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