Unlocking the Winchester Cabinet

Third year history student Emma Herbert-Davies writes about her Undergraduate Research and Leadership Scholarship project: cataloguing one of the coin collections. The Winchester Cabinet is a collection of over 3000 coins, medals and tokens dating from Ancient Greece to the eighteenth century. It was compiled by a barrister named William Eyre who bequeathed the cabinet…

Meet your School of History Interns

The School of History runs its own internships providing history students the opportunity to develop their employability and participate in the running of the department. The internships cover a range of roles, from careers interns responsible for gathering and disseminating information, to assisting undergraduate recruitment and induction. They’re a friendly bunch and always eager to help, so…

The Internship Programme!

Ahead of today’s HistSoc Committee election results, the School of History interns thought they would share what they’ve been up to this year… If you miss out on a Committee role, or want something to add to your C.V., the internships are another great way of getting involved with the School of History. Plus, they’re paid…

If it’s not ‘digital’ then it’s falling behind

This week in ‘The Digital Professional’ we looked at how technology is affecting the workplace. Commentators predict that there will be an increased inequality, as the smart become smarter and traditionally low-skilled jobs decline (Gillinson and O’Leary, 2006). Hence, graduates of the 21st century need to be adaptable, innovative and resilient to flourish in an…