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  • University of Southampton past student Carly Newport (BA Philosophy and Politics graduate) is asked to share her experiences and advice on life and work after her degree.

“The skills I learnt from my humanities degree have proved invaluable in my career. Reading and understanding complex texts, analysing information and picking out the important parts is very useful, not forgetting learning how to solve problems. These are all tasks I undertake everyday. ”

Carly Newport, Solicitor and BA Philosophy and Politics graduate