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Careers in chemicals

Andy Brice from ICB has a few words to say on his newest campaign and blog …   ICIS Chemical Business is almost a month in to its year-long Education and Recruitment Campaign, and it’s already garnered widespread support from many leading trade associations and chemical producers.   It’s no secret that the industry is […]

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Summer jobs for the lucky few

It’s summer, but traditional summer jobs for students are thin on the ground. The recession has put paid to all the seasonal vacancies in shops, hotels and offices. So it was a great stroke of luck when I bumped into a colleague who had a short-term vacancy in her sales support team, and managed to […]

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Best steak in England

On Saturday night I had the best steak I’ve ever had in England. It was at Harry’s Grill Bar in Exeter, Devon, and it was really up to Texan standards. For proud parents visiting their student offspring at Exeter University (oh yes that’s us), this is just the place to take them for a treat.The […]

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ICIS Children say Yes to Physics

There is much wailing and gnashing of teeth in the UK about the lack of students taking sciences, particularly physics. But ICIS offspring are bucking the trend in a truly cavalier fashion. After this summer’s exam successes, we have a total haul of FOUR physics students amongst ICIS children. We have the son of ICIS Houston’s Allison F studying in Colorado, and here in England, the son of ICIS boss Jim M, and the Blog’s own son and Number One Niece. I must ask all these clever teenagers what the statistical probability of that is.

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