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Sonia Hendy-Isaac

About Sonia Hendy-Isaac

Senior Lecturer, Curriculum Design for Employer Engagement
206, 2014

Education or babies – the choice is yours…

By |June 2nd, 2014|In The News|Comments Off

By Sonia Hendy-Isaac – Senior Lecturer, Curriculum Design for Employer Engagement. 

As well as teaching and researching, Sonia is a published poet with a keen interest in contemporary poetry, revisionary fiction, feminism and gender studies, postcolonial theory, linguistics and the construction of meaning, and creativity and culture. 

I write this in response to Kirsty Allsopp’s latest interview […]

1803, 2014

When the cure is acceptance, understanding and empathy

By |March 18th, 2014|In The News|Comments Off

By Sonia Hendy-Isaac – Senior Lecturer, Curriculum Design for Employer Engagement. 

As well as teaching and researching, Sonia is a published poet with a keen interest in contemporary poetry, revisionary fiction, feminism and gender studies, postcolonial theory, linguistics and the construction of meaning, and creativity and culture. 

Some might argue it’s been a landmark few years for […]

2307, 2013

“It’s not just the degree; it’s the experience itself”

By |July 23rd, 2013|Opinion|Comments Off

How many times have you heard this whilst debating your decision to go to university? It’s something of a cliché surely, but I can say that it’s one of those truths that sit within the cliché for a number of reasons.

Firstly, university isn’t just about knowledge – knowledge is everywhere – and most of it […]

103, 2013

Work your proper hours

By |March 1st, 2013|Opinion|Comments Off

By Sonia Hendy-Isaac – Senior Lecturer, Curriculum Design for Employer Engagement

1st March 2013 marks another anniversary of the TUC’s Work Your Proper Hours Day – so will you be adopting its mantra and leaving on time, having had appropriate breaks throughout your working day? I can already hear the chorus of ‘the chance would be […]

2802, 2013

Networking – a bit beyond the obvious…

By |February 28th, 2013|Opinion|Comments Off

By Sonia Hendy-Isaac – Senior Lecturer, Curriculum Design for Employer Engagement

This may seem a little harsh, but ‘beyond the oblivious’ is probably a fairer title; we spend far too much time treading the familiar paths of ‘networking’ that more often than not we’re oblivious to the subtleties of the actual definition. When you pull networking […]

2702, 2013

Five steps to opening up opportunity in the job market

By |February 27th, 2013|Here to Help!|2 Comments

By Sonia Hendy-Isaac – Senior Lecturer, Curriculum Design for Employer Engagement

In the current economic climate it’s difficult to find new ways to stand out from the crowd when applying for jobs and even more difficult to root out jobs that aren’t advertised through traditional means! Some companies have started advertising their vacancies almost exclusively through […]

2602, 2013

Tips for promotion – how to make 2013 your most successful year yet…

By |February 26th, 2013|Here to Help!|Comments Off

By Sonia Hendy-Isaac – Senior Lecturer, Curriculum Design for Employer Engagement

Promotion is the key to unlocking new opportunities and experiences – easy, right? If you are able to develop a clear strategy for your promotional pathway – yes, actually, it can be!

First things first – understand your environment; it is essential when planning promotion to […]

802, 2013

The value of volunteering

By |February 8th, 2013|Here to Help!|Comments Off

By Sonia Hendy-Isaac, Senior Lecturer in Curriculum Design for Employer Engagement

It’s easy to say that volunteering is a good thing to do; by its very nature, it demonstrates that you are charitable, thoughtful and prepared to give time in order to help and/or support others – but for me, that view is a little outdated, […]