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    Dear Students and Graduates,

    Careers are now offering online delivery only, this means that there will be no face-to-face delivery or careers events will take place on campus at this time.

    We are still offering information, online workshops, mock interviews and appointments either virtually or via telephone. We are offering Careers workshops and employer events online on our  Careers Portal/app. There are further resources and support on our website and we will post any updated information there also.

    Please do not hesitate to contact us at  careers@brookes.ac.uk and we will do our best to help you.

    The University continues to update its   coronavirus webpage with additional advice, so please keep checking this for the latest information. If you have further questions or concerns about Covid-19, please email:   covid-19@brookes.ac.uk


    Practice Virtual Assessment Centre

    Monday, 25th January, 2pm-4pm, Online

    You may be asked to take part in a Virtual Assessment Centre by recruiters in the coming months. This session offers a great opportunity for you to take part in an online simulation to experience several exercises you may face, including psychometric tests and a group case study. The session will be realistic and interactive so come along ready to pitch in and develop your understanding and skills. Once the practical exercises are completed constructive feedback will be given, along with top tips and advice on the best resources to use for further preparation and confidence building

    This session will be run via Zoom. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Welcome to Careers

    Wednesday, 27th January, 1pm-1:30pm, Online

    An informal session to help you get the most out of Careers. We will show you where to find useful resources, explore your options and access further support.

    This session will be run via Zoom. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    An Introduction to Oxford Brookes Career Portal – Jobteaser!

    Thursday, 28th January, 12:30pm-1:30pm, Online

    Unsure how to make the most out of your Careers Portal? We’ll guide you through how to best use the portal to support you in your professional career journey!

    This session will be run via Zoom. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Resilience Building - top tips

    Monday, 1st February, 12pm-1pm, Online

    What is it to be resilient? How can you maintain and build your resilience as you respond to the rapid changes and challenges that many of us are encountering? This session aims to give you some approaches and tools to help you maintain balance and positivity. We’ll look at what makes for a positive work environment and what techniques can be applied to enhance your resilience and boost confidence, whether at work, when studying, or in your home life too. Prior to the workshop we ask participants to complete an on-line resilience questionnaire designed by Robertson-Cooper, Occupational Psychologists - I-Resilience. This can be done via this link: Oxford Brookes University i-resilience report (the results are available to you only and directly you complete the questionnaire). Reference will be made to the I-resilience model during the workshop but, rest assured, we won’t ask you to reveal individual results.

    This session will be run via Zoom. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Working in the UK – Immigration

    Tuesday, 2nd February, 12pm-1pm, Online

    Confused by all the different visa options? Today Sally will discuss working part-time during your studies in the UK on your Tier 4 visa and outline the possible visa options for working in the UK after graduation.

    This session will be run by Sally from International Student Advice Team via Zoom. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Explore Your Careers Toolkit - an introduction to the Careers Resources Portal

    Tuesday, 2nd February, 1pm-1:30pm, Online

    A brief introduction to our Resouces portal, packed full with interactive tools, tips and information.

    This session will be run via Zoom. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    A Career in Counselling Psychology

    Wednesday, 3rd February, 1pm-2pm, Online

    Simon gained a first class psychology degree from Oxford Brookes before completing the doctorate in Psychotherapeutic Counselling Psychology. He has worked for the NHS Foundation Trust’s Psychological Services Department, in a community mental health team, & within an NHS psychotherapy department. Currently he runs his own practice.

    This workshop will be run Online. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    International Students – how to make yourself employable in the UK

    Thursday, 4th February, 12pm-1pm, Online

    New to the UK and UK recruitment practices? Today we will look at what will make you successful in the UK job market, including recruitment schedules and practices and some suggestions for things you should be doing from your first year onwards to make you more employable with a UK employer.

    This session will be run by Emma from Oxford Brookes Careers via Zoom. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Introduction to CVs and Cover Letters

    Thursday, 4th February, 1pm-2pm, Online

    Making your CV and Cover Letter stand out from the crowd can be tricky, but how do you give yourself the best chance of getting an invitation to interview? This workshop gives you an introduction to the basics of putting together a CV and Cover Letter, shares hints and tips on layout and tailoring and how to avoid common CV and Cover Letter pitfalls!

    This session will be run via Zoom. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    USA Summer Camp - Get Your Summer Sorted

    Thursday, 4th February, 3pm-4pm, Online

    The best summer of your life is waiting for you in America! USA Summer Camp has helped send over 40,000 people to work at camp in America. Are you next? We work with over 700 Summer Camps in the US looking for enthusiastic, fun and dedicated people. Make a difference at camp next summer and work with a camp looking for someone just like you!

    This session will be run online. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Video Interviews Unwrapped

    Monday, 8th February, 1pm-2pm, Online

    Unsure about what to expect from an interview? This session will help you to consider video interview practicalities (whether these are live or recorded interviews). We'll look at how to anticipate likely interview questions and give effective responses. We will consider ways you can show your motivation, some solutions for handling those interview nerves and what you can do to get yourself well prepared. There will be some time for your own questions and we will provide details of further 1:1 help and resources which are available to you.

    This workshop will be run via Zoom. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Volunteering - how to stand out from the crowd

    Monday, 8th February, 1pm-2pm, Online

    Volunteering as work experience: find out the what, why and how of volunteering, Microvolunteering: gaining valuable experience from home, Boost your applications! Gain some practical tips on reflective writing and articulating your volunteering experiences to employers. .

    This workshop will be run via Zoom. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Planning my future during uncertainty

    Wednesday, 10th February, 11am-12pm, Online

    Current challenges and opportunities in the graduate labour market, positive actions and steps you can take to start or progress your planning now.

    This workshop will be run via Zoom. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Insight into the charity sector with Cancer Research UK

    Wednesday, 10th February, 12:30pm-1:30pm, Online

    Fundraising manager at Cancer Research UK Lucy Dennis shares her experience from student to volunteer and into the charity sector. This session will cover top tips for progression into charity work as well as opportunities to get involved with to gain vital experience.

    This workshop will be run via Zoom. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Douglas&Gordon: A look into life in the London Property Market

    Wednesday, 10th February, 2:00pm-2:45pm, Online

    Join Ellie, Ailsa and James while they talk about life at Douglas&Gordon. The exciting and ever changing world of London property and why joining a growing business presents amazing career opportunities. They will be covering everything from the opportunities that currently exist, the culture and the progression.

    This workshop will be run online. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Oxford Nightline - Student Support Volunteering Opportunities

    Thursday, 11th February, 1pm-1:30pm, Online

    Oxford Nightline is a listening, support and information service run for and by students of Oxford and Oxford Brookes universities. We don't give callers advice or tell them what to do — we just listen and talk about whatever they want, big or small. We don't make assumptions or judgements, and anything we're told is held in complete confidence. We don't rush or pressure and we won't hang up, however long somebody wants to talk. We also offer a wide range of information ranging from details of mental health services, bus timetables, contact details for STI clinics or even information on how to deal with issues within university. Nightline can be invaluable to all students in Oxford, old and new.

    This webinar will discuss the roles and opportunities available for people to get involved and to become part of the network of support for other students.

    This workshop will be run via Zoom. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    An Introduction to Oxford Brookes Career Portal – Jobteaser!

    Thursday, 11th February, 1pm-1:30pm, Online

    We’ll guide you through how to make the most of the portal supporting you in your professional career journey!

    This workshop will be run via Zoom. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Writing Applications that Work

    Friday, 12th February, 11am-12pm, Online

    Learning how to market yourself in writing is an essential step towards gaining that all-important interview and then the job itself. Many employers, particularly large organisations, now ask candidates to complete an online application form.

    This workshop will be run via Zoom. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    LinkedIn: Using Social Media to Get Ahead of the Game

    Monday, 15th February, 12pm-1pm, Online

    92% of recruiters are using social media in recruitment so your professional online presence, such as an effective LinkedIn profile, is an integral part of the recruitment process. To play the recruitment game well you need a really professional profile and an understanding of all its useful functions. Fortunately it's pretty straightforward and easy to use and today we'll show you how to get a really great profile, how to use LinkedIn as a research tool and how to search for jobs, all helping you to succeed and get what you want from your career.

    This workshop will be run Online. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Explore Your Careers Toolkit - an introduction to the Careers Resources Portal

    Wednesday, 17th February, 12pm-12:30pm, Online

    A brief introduction to our Resouces portal, packed full with interactive tools, tips and information.

    This workshop will be run Online. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Alternative Careers for Psychologists

    Wednesday, 17th February, 1pm-2pm, Online

    Over 70% of graduate employers recruit from any degree discipline and most of our graduate psychologists DO NOT work as chartered psychologists. Today we will look at what else you can do with your psychology degree, including some relevant graduate schemes. Although there are some more obvious options, there are also many other areas open to you that you may not have considered.

    This workshop will be run Online. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Writing Applications that Work

    Thursday, 18th February, 2pm-3pm, Online

    Learning how to market yourself in writing is an essential step towards gaining that all-important interview and then the job itself. Many employers, particularly large organisations, now ask candidates to complete an online application form.

    This workshop will be run Online. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    What do I do if I haven't got much work experience

    Friday, 19th February, 12pm-1pm, Online

    We know that employers often look at our work experience for evidence of our skills and abilities, but how do you apply for jobs if you don’t have much or any experience? This workshop will help you identify where you have developed skills in other areas and how you can make the most of the experiences you have had when writing applications or speaking to employers.

    This workshop will be run Online. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Psychometric Test Practice

    Monday, 22nd February, 11am-12:30pm, Online

    Perhaps you are feeling somewhat anxious about handling psychometric assessment tests? Don’t worry, this session aims to boost your confidence by giving you the chance to practice samples of several common types of psychometric test used by recruiters. This will give you a real feel for what’s involved and, during the session, you will be able to look at your results to help understand how solutions are arrived at. You will come away appreciating what the main types of psychometric tests are, how best to approach them and what sort of resources you can use to practice for them (yes, practice does make perfect!).

    This workshop will be run Online. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Introduction to CVs and Cover Letters

    Tuesday, 23rd February, 12pm-1pm, Online

    Making your CV and Cover Letter stand out from the crowd can be tricky, but how do you give yourself the best chance of getting an invitation to interview? This workshop gives you an introduction to the basics of putting together a CV and Cover Letter, shares hints and tips on layout and tailoring and how to avoid common CV and Cover Letter pitfalls!

    This workshop will be run Online. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    An Introduction to Oxford Brookes Career Portal– Jobteaser!

    Wednesday, 24th February, 12:30pm-1pm, Online

    We’ll guide you through how to make the most of the portal to support you in your professional career journey!

    This workshop will be run Online. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Practice Virtual Assessment Centre

    Wednesday, 24th February, 12pm-2pm, Online

    You may be asked to take part in a Virtual Assessment Centre by recruiters in the coming months. This session offers a great opportunity for you to take part in an online simulation to experience several exercises you may face, including psychometric tests and a group case study. The session will be realistic and interactive so come along ready to pitch in and develop your understanding and skills. Once the practical exercises are completed constructive feedback will be given, along with top tips and advice on the best resources to use for further preparation and confidence building. We feel you will benefit most from this workshop if you come with a willingness to get involved in group activities and discussion, with your camera on so we can see you and get to know you! If you are or feel unable to use the camera on your laptop, please let us know so we can explore alternative arrangements, email careers@brookes.ac.uk.

    This workshop will be run Online. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    CV Master Class for HLS Students

    Wednesday, 24th February, 1pm-2pm, Online

    Learn how to craft a good CV and how to tailor it to your target employer and sector. Today you will consider the skills you have developed during your HLS degree, and how to express these to employers on a CV. We’ll also outline the ongoing advice and support from Careers to help you after the session work towards an excellent CV

    This workshop will be run Online. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Finding a job you'll love

    Monday, 1st March, 11am-12pm, Online

    Flourishing in the workplace and being your best possible workplace self takes time, reflection and careers curiousness and experimentation. Today we'll discuss how to get to know yourself better and take stock in order to make good choices for your career, and how to work towards the big and important project of finding a fulfilling career.

    This workshop will be run Online. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Thinking about Postgrad Study?

    Tuesday, 2nd March, 11am-12pm, Online

    Thinking about Postgraduate Study. Would you like to get better informed about postgraduate study? This workshop will help you explore different types of PG study, what to consider when making choices and how to make effective applications. It will also provide you with an overview of the different types of funding there may be available.

    This workshop will be run Online. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    LinkedIn: Using Social Media to Get Ahead of the Game

    Wednesday, 3rd March, 12pm-1pm, Online

    92% of recruiters are using social media in recruitment so your professional online presence, such as an effective LinkedIn profile, is an integral part of the recruitment process. To play the recruitment game well you need a really professional profile and an understanding of all its useful functions. Fortunately it's pretty straightforward and easy to use and today we'll show you how to get a really great profile, how to use LinkedIn as a research tool and how to search for jobs, all helping you to succeed and get what you want from your career.

    This workshop will be run Online. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Winning Interview Skills for HLS Students

    Wednesday, 3rd March, 1pm-2pm, Online

    Perfecting interview technique is the final bit of the recruitment process & often the bit people find the hardest! Today you will learn about the types of questions to expect, What employers want to see from a good candidate, & how to stay ahead of the game. We’ll also tell you about ongoing help from Careers including booking a recorded mock interview.

    This session will be run online. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Explore Your Careers Toolkit - an introduction to the Careers Resources Portal

    Friday, 4th March, 1pm-1:30pm, Online

    A brief introduction to our Resouces portal, packed full with interactive tools, tips and information.

    This workshop will be run Online. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Virtual Opportunities in Science, Technology and Engineering

    Monday, 8th March, 1pm-1:30pm, Online

    Join this session to find out about virtual internships and remote volunteering opportunities in STEM industries. We will show you how to find virtual opportunities so you can gain experience that is completely flexible around your timetable. This session will be run by our Careers Team - Sophie (Employability Manager) and Maya (Volunteering Coordinator).

    This workshop will be run Online. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    SEO 101 by Matt Gilbert, Development Manager at Versantus

    Monday, 8th March, 2pm, Online

    We help businesses and organisations solve complex technical challenges and exceed commercial objectives, with award winning web design, web application development, custom software development, and mobile apps

    This workshop will be run Online. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Helios Medical Communications: How to get into medical communications

    Tuesday, 9th March, 12pm, Online

    If you have strong scientific credentials, a desire to use them somewhere other than a lab, and are intrigued by a career in MedComms, join this webinar! You’ll learn what MedComms is all about, why it is a great long-term career choice, how to be successful in the application process and will have the opportunity to ask questions of the Helios panel, all of whom were recently in your position.

    This workshop will be run Online. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    An Introduction to Oxford Brookes Career Portal – Jobteaser!

    Tuesday, 9th March, 1pm-1:30pm, Online

    We’ll guide you through how to make the most of the portal to support you in your professional career journey!

    This workshop will be run Online. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Fast Track Medicine

    Wednesday, 10th March, 12pm-1pm, Online

    Considering a four year fast-track graduate course in medicine? Wondering how to apply, what to put on your Personal Statement and what to expect at interview and beyond? For answers to these concerns and more come along today.

    This session will be run online. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    How to secure a job in Technology (Give Grad a Go)

    Wednesday, 10th March, 1pm-2pm, Online

    In this session we will cover the following: CV & Interview Tips from the technology Recruiters, Types of Job Roles in technology, What to expect in your first graduate job in technology, What you can do with your technology degree, How to get your dream job in technology

    This session will be run online. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Life at a web development agency by Nik Roberts, Owner at Versantus

    Wednesday, 10th March, 2pm-3pm, Online

    We help businesses and organisations solve complex technical challenges and exceed commercial objectives, with award winning web design, web application development, custom software development, and mobile apps

    This session will be run online. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Practice Virtual Assessment Centre

    Wednesday, 10th March, 1pm-3pm, Online

    You may be asked to take part in a Virtual Assessment Centre by recruiters in the coming months. This session offers a great opportunity for you to take part in an online simulation to experience several exercises you may face, including psychometric tests and a group case study. The session will be realistic and interactive so come along ready to pitch in and develop your understanding and skills. Once the practical exercises are completed constructive feedback will be given, along with top tips and advice on the best resources to use for further preparation and confidence building. We feel you will benefit most from this workshop if you come with a willingness to get involved in group activities and discussion, with your camera on so we can see you and get to know you! If you are or feel unable to use the camera on your laptop, please let us know so we can explore alternative arrangements, email careers@brookes.ac.uk.

    This workshop will be run Online. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Video Interviews Unwrapped

    Thursday, 11th March, 12pm-1pm, Online

    Unsure about what to expect from an interview? This session will help you to consider video interview practicalities (whether these are live or recorded interviews). We'll look at how to anticipate likely interview questions and give effective responses. We will consider ways you can show your motivation, some solutions for handling those interview nerves and what you can do to get yourself well prepared. There will be some time for your own questions and we will provide details of further 1:1 help and resources which are available to you.

    This workshop will be run Online. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    FDM Careers in STEM – Video/Virtual Interview Workshop

    Friday, 12th March, 2pm-3pm, Online

    With more and more businesses utilising online platforms to conduct interviews, join FDM in this interactive session to gain helpful tips to help with your success! In this session, we will cover the FDM recruitment and selection process and how to prepare for a virtual/video interview as well as strength based interview questions. You will also have the opportunity to take the role of the assessor by putting your knowledge into practice. This will be followed by a Q&A to answer any questions you may have.

    This workshop will be run Online. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Psychometrics Test Practice

    Monday, 15th March, 1pm-2:30pm, Online

    Perhaps you are feeling somewhat anxious about handling psychometric assessment tests? Don’t worry, this session aims to boost your confidence by giving you the chance to practice samples of several common types of psychometric test used by recruiters. This will give you a real feel for what’s involved and, during the session, you will be able to look at your results to help understand how solutions are arrived at. You will come away appreciating what the main types of psychometric tests are, how best to approach them and what sort of resources you can use to practice for them (yes, practice does make perfect!).

    This session will be run online. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Explore Your Careers Toolkit - an introduction to the Careers Resources Portal

    Tuesday, 16th March, 12:30pm-1pm, Online

    A brief introduction to our Resouces portal, packed full with interactive tools, tips and information.

    This session will be run online. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Life Beyond Graduation: The BMS Survival Guide

    Wednesday, 17th March, 12pm-1pm, Online

    Essential careers information on what life has to offer Biomedical Science graduates. Covering topics such as the IBMS Registration Portfolio, career progression beyond Registration and de-mystifying the Dept. of Health Modernising Scientific Careers structure. There will also be some helpful hints on the jobs applicaton process. A must for aspiring Biomedical Scientists!

    This session will be run online. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Introduction to CVs and Cover Letters

    Wednesday, 17th March, 1pm-2pm, Online

    Making your CV and Cover Letter stand out from the crowd can be tricky, but how do you give yourself the best chance of getting an invitation to interview? This workshop gives you an introduction to the basics of putting together a CV and Cover Letter, shares hints and tips on layout and tailoring and how to avoid common CV and Cover Letter pitfalls!

    This session will be run online. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    LinkedIn: Using Social Media to Get Ahead of the Game

    Thursday, 18th March, 11:30am-12:30pm, Online

    92% of recruiters are using social media in recruitment so your professional online presence, such as an effective LinkedIn profile, is an integral part of the recruitment process. To play the recruitment game well you need a really professional profile and an understanding of all its useful functions. Fortunately it's pretty straightforward and easy to use and today we'll show you how to get a really great profile, how to use LinkedIn as a research tool and how to search for jobs, all helping you to succeed and get what you want from your career.

    This session will be run online. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    House of Fun Summer Activity Camp Jobs Webinar

    Monday, 22nd March, 2:00pm-3:00pm, Online

    House of Fun holiday camps are Ofsted-registered, fun-filled camps for 5-12 year olds, offering a wide range of fantastic activities from sports, cookery, arts & crafts, and more. Founded in 2012 by primary school teacher and Dad of two, Jake, House of Fun is a Social Enterprise that strives to improve the well-being of communities by identifying and acting upon the well-being needs of children and young people. Our philosophy is to give children the opportunity to meet new people, have a go at new things, and build their self-esteem, all in an exciting and fun environment.

    This session will be run online. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Sharing Your Disability with Employers

    Thursday, 25th March, 12:00pm-1:00pm, Online

    This workshop will cover some of the key factors to consider when deciding whether you want to share your disability with an employer. We will help you think about what you could share with them, when in the recruitment and selection process and also give you some examples of how you can do this. There will be time for questions and we'll introduce you to further useful services and resources that are available for you.

    This session will be run online. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Planning my Future During Uncertainty (Future Focus Week)

    Monday, 17th May, 11:00am-12:00pm, Online

    We know you are graduating in an uncertain time. This workshop aims to help you understand and navigate the challenges and opportunities in the graduate labour market at the moment. We will discuss the positive actions and steps you can take to start or progress your planning now, including job opportunity search techniques and where you can access helpful online resources.

    This session will be run online. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    What Do I Do If I Haven't Got Much Work Experience? (Future Focus Week)

    Monday, 17th May, 2:00pm-3:00pm, Online

    We know that employers often look at our work experience for evidence of our skills and abilities, but how do you apply for jobs if you don’t have much or any experience? This workshop will help you identify where you have developed skills in other areas and how you can make the most of the experiences you have had when writing applications or speaking to employers.

    This session will be run online. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Writing Applications That Work (Future Focus Week)

    Tuesday, 18th May, 11:00am-12:00pm, Online

    Learning how to market yourself in writing is an essential step towards gaining that all-important interview and then the job itself. Many employers, particularly large organisations, now ask candidates to complete an online application form.

    This session will be run online. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    How to Prepare for a Virtual Assessment Centre (Future Focus Week)

    Tuesday, 18th May, 2:00pm-3:00pm, Online

    You may be asked to take part in a Virtual Assessment Centre by recruiters in the coming months. This session offers an overview of what to expect from a Virtual Assessment Centre as well as the opportunity for you to experience several exercises you may face, including psychometric tests and a group case study. There will be an opportunity for feedback, along wish top tips and advice on the best resources to use for further preparation and confidence building.

    This session will be run online. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    LinkedIn: Using Social Media to Get Ahead of the Game (Future Focus Week)

    Tuesday, 18th May, 4:00pm-5:00pm, Online

    92% of recruiters are using social media in recruitment so your professional online presence, such as an effective LinkedIn profile, is an integral part of the recruitment process. To play the recruitment game well you need a really professional profile and an understanding of all its useful functions. Fortunately it's pretty straightforward and easy to use and today we'll show you how to get a really great profile, how to use LinkedIn as a research tool and how to search for jobs, all helping you to succeed and get what you want from your career.

    This session will be run online. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Sharing Your Disability with Employers (Future Focus Week)

    Wednesday, 19th May, 11:00am-12:00pm, Online

    This workshop will cover some of the key factors to consider when deciding whether you want to share your disability with an employer. We will help you think about what you could share with them, when in the recruitment and selection process and also give you some examples of how you can do this. There will be time for questions and we'll introduce you to further useful services and resources that are available for you.

    This session will be run online. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Video Interviews Unwrapped (Future Focus Week)

    Wednesday, 19th May, 11:00am-12:00pm, Online

    Unsure about what to expect from an interview? This session will help you to consider video interview practicalities (whether these are live or recorded interviews). We'll look at how to anticipate likely interview questions and give effective responses. We will consider ways you can show your motivation, some solutions for handling those interview nerves and what you can do to get yourself well prepared. There will be some time for your own questions and we will provide details of further 1:1 help and resources which are available to you.

    This session will be run online. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Thinking About Postgrad Study? (Future Focus Week)

    Wednesday, 19th May, 4:00pm-5:00pm, Online

    Would you like to get better informed about postgraduate study? This workshop will help you explore different types of PG study, what to consider when making choices and how to make effective applications. It will also provide you with an overview of the different types of funding there may be available.

    This session will be run online. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Can You Work, Rest and Play? (Future Focus Week)

    Thursday, 20th May, 10:00am-4:00pm, Online

    An interactive and reflective 1 day course giving you the space to find your way to a successful and fulfilling career. You will consider: How positive psychology can help you in your life and career, Ways to develop resilience and improve your outlook, How to play to your strengths and stay true to your values, How to celebrate progress and recognise opportunities.

    This session will be run online. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Volunteering: How To Stand Out From the Crowd (Future Focus Week)

    Friday, 21st May, 10:00am-11:00am, Online

    Volunteering as work experience: find out the what, why and how of volunteering Microvolunteering: gaining valuable experience from home Boost your applications! Gain some practical tips on reflective writing and articulating your volunteering experiences to employers.

    This session will be run online. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    The Power of Networking: What It Is and How To Do It (Future Focus Week)

    Friday, 21st May, 1:00pm-2:00pm, Online

    Networking has always been an important way to building and nurturing professional relationships and seeking out new opportunities. Networking confidently is a great way to stand out when meeting employers at careers fairs and assessment centres, helping you shine throughout the recruitment process. In the ‘Power of Networking’ workshop we want to help you overcome any networking nerves and give you a safe and supportive space to explore your own approach.

    This session will be run online. Please register to attend to receive the URL.