Category: opportunities

A range of opportunities for students to develop their career

PinkNews Futures Annual Careers Conference for LGBT+

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Welcome to PinkNews Futures, our online careers conference for LGBT+ young people. If you are a student or recent graduate looking to explore the next steps in your career, join PinkNews online from 26th to 30th of October. They have a week of inspirational speakers, coaching sessions, skills workshops and careers fair lined up. Don’t …

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Become a LinkedIn Learning Champion!

LinkedIn Learning Champions are a diverse group of on-campus leaders who take charge of their learning journey and inspire others to do the same. Throughout this programme, students leverage their passions to drive initiatives, grow their network both on and off-campus, engage in tangible experiential learning opportunities through a series of projects that allow them …

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Apply for GORS sandwich year analytical placements!

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The Government Operational Research Service (GORS) 2021/22 sandwich placement student application process is now open! GORS are pleased to announce that 9 government departments are now offering the opportunity for talented numerate students, to undertake analytical roles before their final year. The following departments will be offering year-long placements: Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), …

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Careers and Placements Fair 2020

The Careers and Placements Fair is the University’s biggest Careers event in the academic calendar. With over 50 organisations attending, including Discover Financial Services, Deloitte, EY, Gartner, Safety Revolution, The University of Law, Molecular Devices and so much more – this is an event you do not want to miss. The fair takes place on …

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Volunteer as a Community Champion

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Volunteering your time not only helps others but can benefit our mental health and tackle feelings of loneliness. Making active change to support others also looks fantastic on your CV, like showing your ability to work with people remotely – an increasingly important skill! Volunteering can also broaden our mindset and enhances essential soft skills …

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