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Click here to download details of next week’s events.

Events are held at both the Singleton Park and Bay Campuses, and are open to ALL students.

The PwC coffee crew are heading to Swansea soon!  The exact date/time and venue will be confirmed at the beginning of next week.

pwc_master_logo_shortformHave a hot drink on PwC and take the opportunity to chat with their recruitment team and their recent grads. With a wide range of opportunities open to you across all business areas within Actuarial, Assurance, Consulting, Deals, Tax, Technology and PwC Legal; whichever year of study you’re in – you’re bound to find something that fits you perfectly.

And PwC are proud that, based on the opportunities they offer, students have voted them number one in The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers survey for the last twelve years running.  Join them for a coffee and find out why.

Take the opportunity of a lifetime.
www.pwc.com/uk/careers
www.facebook.com/PwCCareersUK

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A CELTA course is a great way to gain an English language teaching qualification and prepares you to travel and work abroad or start a career in English language teaching.

What better way to find out more about English language teaching, CELTA and ELTS (English Language Training Services) than attending an open evening?

Next open evening:

Tuesday 23rd February. 18:00.
Keir Hardie Building Rm 430
Swansea University
Singleton Campus.

For more information, or to book your place on the open evening, visit:
www.swansea.ac.uk/elts/teacher-training/celtaopenevening

You can book online to attend at:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/celta-teacher-training-open-evening-tickets-20703992198

Click here to download an overview of what’s coming up this month through to March.

If you want to focus particularly on forthcoming Careers Advisers Workshops, you can download the details here:  Employability Workshops

There are events on both campus, and all our events are open to students of all disciplines.

For events that require pre-booking, you need to:

Book through our online event booking system, and once you have registered/logged in:

  • Click on Events Calendar
  • Select:  Date of the Event
  • Select:  Book

Come and join PwC’s virtual chat on Summer Internships and the Women in business Programme in Assurance in the West and Wales region – this will take place on 2 February, 12pm-1pm.

pwc_master_logo_shortformDon’t miss out on the opportunity to get to know PwC better at their virtual chat event – they’ll say the time, you say the place. You’ll discover why PwC’s the first choice for a career in business; why students have voted them number one in The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers survey for 12 years running and why, right from day one, you’ll feel part of something special.

This virtual chat is open to anyone who’s interested in a career with PwC particularly for a summer internship or women in business work experience in the West and Wales region and wants to gain some insider information from the comfort of your computer.  Maybe you’ve missed them at one of their events lately.  Well, here’s a way to catch up.  Sign up using the link below and PwC will provide you with the details of how to log into their virtual chat before the event.

Sign up online via this link:  http://pwc.to/1Nb3jJn.
(Or, go to PwC careers website, click on “Meet us”, select “virtual events” and select the event on 2 Feb).

Interested in becoming an Army Officer?

Interviews will be held at the Bay Library on  2 February 2016 from 10.30am – 4.00pm, and there will be further interview appointments available at Singleton Park Library on 23 February 2016.

Interviews at both campuses are currently available to book at http://swansea.prospects.ac.uk.

When you have logged in:

  • Click on:  Events
  • Click on:  Events Calendar
  • Go to the date
  • Choose the event and add booking.

Please check event details for the Eligibility Criteria.  Please note that there was not sufficient capacity to include the Eligibility Criteria in Welsh, but if you would like a copy of this please email employability@swansea.ac.uk.

Date:  Friday 29 January 2016 at 2.00 pm
Venue:  Room 010, School of Management, Bay Campus

This event is FREE of charge – seats available on a first come first served basis.

“The Graduate Market 2016” released early this year shows Britain’s top employers are set to recruit a record number of graduates in 2016. The School of Management is privileged to be hosting the High Fliers Research’s Managing Director, Martin Birchall, who will be offering a guest lecture on this year’s graduate market and anticipated developments.

“The Graduate Market 2016” is a study of graduate vacancies, starting salaries and undergraduate work experience programmes at the country’s one hundred leading employers.”

pwc_master_logo_shortformThe PwC Student Recruitment team will be hosting an evening event on 11/02/16 alongside colleagues from the PwC Swansea office. Their Networking and Nibbles events are a great opportunity to meet people across various areas of the firm and have a chance to ask questions about the opportunities available, the application process, and what to expect from a future at PwC.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to get to know PwC better at this networking event. You’ll discover why PwC’s the first choice for a career in business, why students have voted PwC number one in The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers survey for 12 years running and why, right from day one, you’ll feel part of something special.

Your career is just that – yours. You choose it. You live it. You make it happen. To get the best from it, you need the best opportunities. That’s why opportunities are at the heart of a career with PwC.

To find out more and register your attendance visit – http://pwc.to/20bMEyP

TARGETjobs, in collaboration with some of the biggest names in graduate recruitment including, ACCA, Civil Service Fast Stream E.ON, Expedia, Gazprom, Laing O’Rourke, L’Oreal, MARS, and Rolls Royce – has launched the 2016 Undergraduate of the Year Awards competition, now in its seventh year to identify outstanding undergraduates from a range of degree subjects across the UK.

The rewards are great: winners’ prizes include internships and all-expenses paid trips to Singapore, USA, and continental Europe and the final 10 students in each Award will be invited to the Undergraduate of the Year Awards Event in Canary Wharf London on 22nd April, 2016.

This year there are 12 awards including the following:

Future CFO of the Year
– sponsored by ACCA who are offering their winner a whistle-stop tour of Europe, visiting some of their key offices, meeting CFOs of major organisations that work with ACCA, getting insight into the different business sectors plus lots of networking opportunities!

Mathematics, Economics and Finance Undergraduate of the Year – sponsored by Gazprom who are offering their winner a Summer Internship at Gazprom Management & Trading Global in London plus a weeks’ placement in Gazprom’s Singapore office!

Students can enter now via www.undergraduateoftheyear.co.uk. Here you can also read blogs from last year’s finalists and winners as well as watch a short video about the 2015 event.

Twitter – @UGradOfTheYear

The Swansea Employability Academy will be hosting a variety of events at both campuses as part of My Employability Week 2016, and these will be open to ALL students of all disciplines.

Visit myuni.swan.ac.uk/careers/employability-week/ to:

  • View details of the Employability Week programme
  • Register / login to book your place to attend individual events

Events will include:

The PwC Pitch Competition on Tuesday 26th January – “The changing world of business”

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to get to know PwC better and have the chance to win a £200 prize.

The CII is the world’s largest professional body for insurance, risk and financial services.

Click here to find out how they can bring you closer to information about internships and graduate roles.

For example, the Riig Limited Claims Academy are launching a two-stage course created for talented young people aiming to build a successful career in insurance.  The academy will help learners develop technical and soft skills that lay the foundations to become  a respected insurance professional.  You can read more about this opportunity here.

From all of us here in the SEA Team.

Here’s Ollie – a real SEA Dog – getting into the Christmas spirit as a member of Santa’s Flying Forces Reindeer Team!

Ollie belongs to Jennie, one of our Careers Advisers.

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Events include:

  • Careers drop-in sessions
  • Employer in the Foyer – postgraduate recruitment
  • Talk on the Tier 1 Graduate Entrepreneur Visa

Click here to download programme details.

 

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Charityworks is a paid, 12 month graduate scheme which gives graduates all the tools they need to build a career in the UK social sector.

Offering 150 opportunities in 2016, Charityworks offers graduates a unique opportunity to make a difference while investing in their career.

For more information, check out www.charity-works.co.uk/.

Chris Cardew talking about the Swansea Employability Award at the Careers Fair held on 09/10/15.

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) produces information to improve understanding of the UK’s economy and society, informing decisions that touch the lives of everyone living in the UK.

The ONS will be giving a talk on 26 November 2015 at 17.00 – 18.00, Room 230 – Keir Hardy.

They will give an introduction to what the ONS is, what it does and the graduate roles available. The talk will also cover how the ONS fits into the wider Government Statistical Service (GSS) and how you can apply to work in the ONS and GSS.

Target audience: Students with an interest in statistics or research, preferably students completing a degree with a statistical component or with experience in statistical concepts.

Click here to visit our talks and workshops page and book your place.

Events include:  Careers drop-in sessions, workshops, small group guidance, employers’ talks, and work placements bootcamps.

Events at the Singleton Park and Bay Campuses are open to all students.

Click here to download the programme