Date: 01/12/2015 Time: 17:00 – 18:00 Venue: Keir Hardie, Room 216 Tenovus Cancer Care is the main cancer charity in Wales carrying out health promotion, clinical support, nursing support, counselling, welfare advice and therapeutic activity. The speaker will describe the various volunteering opportunities available in the charity and how they might enrich a student’s experience and CV.
Target Audience: All students/Health and Social Care students
The British Council China are organising a series of workshops in the UK from this Saturday across five cities including Edinburgh, Manchester, Cambridge, Oxford and London to give Chinese students an insight into the current job market and equip them to be prepared for employment after graduation.
Don’t miss this opportunity to get to know PwC better at their “Networking Lunch” hosted at PwC’s Swansea office.
Come and meet PwC people who will include recent joiners, the recruitment team and senior members of staff. Get the low-down on the work they are passionate about and get answers to any questions you might have. Gain a deep understanding of where you could fit in. Get help and advice with your application. PwC recruit students no matter which degree subject you study.
An ideal opportunity to get help and advice from our Careers Adviser team.
This will be a practical workshop covering the key points on how to write CVs and covering letters and adapt them to meet the needs of potential employers and industry sectors. It will be useful if you have not yet written your CV or if you already have a CV but need further advice on developing it.
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GradLink ASEAN is a specialist careers website for students and graduates from the ASEAN countries who are studying at universities in the UK. It currently includes specific sections for Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand and Singapore, and more countries will be added in the future.
The site enables you to learn about graduate opportunities and connect with graduate employers in the ASEAN countries. It includes vacancies, graduate profiles, employer contacts, in-depth advice and news – plus Go-CV – a CV building and submission service that lets you pass your CV on to all or selected GradLink employers whenever you like.
Businesses: GradLink ASEAN is your free one-stop portal for connecting with high-quality ASEAN students and graduates who have studied in the UK. This is your opportunity to advertise vacancies and to search an extensive database of CVs of graduates from the top universities in the UK.
GradLink ASEAN is powered by the University of the West of England (UWE). The website was built by a UWE alumnus. GradLink ASEAN is free of charge to all.
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All the presentation slides and notes from our recent Get Ready for Work events are now available. Visit https://myuni.swan.ac.uk/careers/ and follow the ‘Workshops’ link under ‘Resources’ – you need to be logged into MyUni/Blackboard to view these resources.
Topics covered include:
How to network effectively
What an employer wants
How to write successful applications
How to find graduate jobs
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Countryside Jobs have just launched a new ‘Ask CJS’ service at www.countryside-jobs.com/CJS_Stuff/askCJS.html. It provides all the information required to contact them through various social media accounts as well as an online query form. It also has a link to a Helpful Hints page for advice and guidance when applying for a facancy and writing a CV.
Save the date & win! Worried about your career prospects post-graduation? ACCA are hosting a free, online careers fair for finance and business students on the 23rd and 24th September. Over two days, there’ll be the chance to get specially created, free, useful advice on your future career and training. In 2014, ACCA invited more than 25 employers, including Mazars, Baker Tilly, Boots, Capita, EY, Ford Retail, Grant Thornton, TalkTalk, Johnson and Johnson, Zurich, Whitbread, Specsavers and more.
Visit ACCA Advantage from the comfort of your sofa for:
Over 100 live job vacancies for students and graduates
Advice on getting your dream job, CV building, job interviews and psychometric testing
Guidance from leading tuition providers
Employer booths where you can chat with top companies
The chance to apply for jobs during the event
ACCA are also offering you the chance to win an amazing, career-boosting prize worth over £1,300, including a bespoke CV and cover letter, interview coaching, personalised strengths tests and interview clothes vouchers.