CELEB GRAD: Matt Fincham

He’s everybody’s favourite radio producer – and a graduate of Cambridge University’s Emmanuel College. Matt Fincham took some time out from managing Nick Grimshaw on the Radio 1 Breakfast Show to tell us about his student experience… You have a first class English degree from Cambridge. What did you think of the course? I look back on my time at university fondly, but it was […]

The recipe for success

The prospect of heading out into the big, bad working world is daunting – but that shouldn’t stop you from exploring your options. Bagging your dream job may seem impossible, especially if you don’t know what that is yet. But it is possible. All you need is the right amount of determination, work ethic, and, […]

How to… Get work experience

At Source, as well as dealing with the magazine and website, I’m in charge of all of our work experience requests. (If you’re keen to come in – hello! Send me an email at lindsay.cochrane@dcpublishing.co.uk with your CV and some examples of your writing and I’ll see what we can do.) We at Source know […]

A day in the life of a dance student

Ever dreamt of a career in dance, but don’t know enough about it to give it a go? Well, you will soon! Source sat down for a chat with 17-year-old Aimee, who is in her first year studying dance at Glasgow Clyde College. She breaks down the ins and outs of being a dance student… […]

Life After Freshers’ Week: Getting Started on Your Course

We trust freshers’ week lived up to your expectations and you’ve made some new friends to spend your uni days with but, with the festivities subsiding it’s time to get started on your chosen course. Uni operates a little differently from school and you’ll be expected to work more independently than you have in the […]

Stuck in a rut? Not a chance!

If you study astronomy, journalism or business are you forever committed to a career in the industry? We met with some people who say the world is still your oyster after graduation…   Computer Animation to Tattoo Artistry Kirstin Stevenson is a 25 year old from Holytown nearGlasgow and has jumped from one career straight […]

HOW TO… Apply yourself

We break down the ins and outs of applying for the job of your dreams… Summer – a time for holidays, festivals, sleeping till three in the afternoon, epic day trips with your mates… And for those of us who aren’t lucky enough to have a money tree in the back garden, it’s the season […]

CELEB GRAD: Joseph Thompson

You might know him better as Hollyoaks’ devious Dr Browning, but Joseph Thompson’s incredible performance as the menacing medic didn’t come out of nowhere – the actor got the foundations of his craft from a drama degree at Bristol University. He stopped by to tell us more about his student experience… How would you sum […]

A Fresher’s Guide to Flat Politics

Your first flatmates at uni often become the first friends you make on your new adventure – but if things go wrong, you may end up with an unwanted arch-enemy. To stop World War III breaking out, here are some simple solutions to the most frequent flat frictions.   Problem: Household supplies Undoubtedly one or […]