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Open Lecture Programme at UCA Epsom: Spring 2017

25 January 2017, 1pm, Old Lecture Theatre: Finding a Part-time Job

Neville Kemp, Careers & Employability Adviser, suggests sources of PT jobs, how to make contacts and access the hidden job market and how to make a strong application etc.

8 February 2017, 2pm, Old Lecture Theatre: LinkedIn for Students

Afonso de Sousa, from Linkedin, will take you through the process of building a strong online profile, making contacts and using the network to enhance your chances of progressing in your career.

22 February 2017, 1pm, R.125: Young Professionals

Shona Lomas, from Youth Employment UK, demonstrates a free online programme to help you develop professional skills and behaviour. Gain a better understanding of what employers look for in an ideal candidate, and learn how to clearly demonstrate your professional development.

15 March 2017, 1pm, R.120: Networking for Creatives

How do you build a network of good contacts in the creative industries? Neville takes you through tried and tested ways of getting your name out to the people who matter.

29 March 2017, 1pm, R.120: Smash Your Job Interview!

Are you going to stand up to the scrutiny students and graduates are put under when invited to meet employers in person? Learn how to prepare, avoid messing up, deal with nerves and to get yourself ready to make a great impression.

Open Lecture Programme at UCA Farnham: Spring 2017

Lectures are open to all – just turn up at the allocated room. Places are first come first served.

January 18 2017, 2pm, Room W05: Tools and tips to navigate the careers maze

Did you know students who plan their futures early are more likely to be successful professionally? This workshop plots the steps you need to take and shares tools and tips to navigate the careers maze.

February 8 2017, 2pm, Room G151: Guide to postgraduate options

Did you know most people can now get Government funding to study at postgraduate level? There are plenty of creative options to choose from and opportunities to get professional qualifications. This session will cover all aspects including funding, studying abroad and the application process.

March 8 2017, 2pm, Room G151: How to get work experience

For many people, work experience is the launchpad for a successful career. It is becoming increasingly important to build experience and contacts. This session looks at strategies and tips to get the work experience you crave.

March 15 2017, 2pm, Room G03: Industry Insights – Careers in UX (User Experience) Design

User experience design is vital to optimise user satisfaction with a product. As a job experiencing substantial growth it is likely to appeal to a range of UCA students. Our industry lecturer gives the lowdown including tips to build a successful career in this area.

Fashion First 2016: UCA Epsom Fashion Careers Fair

Competitions

Competitions are a great way to get work seen and you don’t even have to win to benefit. Many non-winners get their break through having work seen by a wider audience.

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Careers & Employability Advisers

Charlotte Kupper
Jan Rowan

To book an appointment please go to the Gateway Desk in the Library.

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Gateway

Telephone: 01227 817 314
Email: gatewaycanterbury@uca.ac.uk

Careers & Employability Adviser

Neville Kemp 

To book an appointment please go to the Gateway Desk in the Library.

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Gateway

Telephone: 01372 202 461
Email: gatewayepsom@uca.ac.uk

Careers & Employability Advisers

Fiona Brooking Thomas  
Steven Gordon 

To book an appointment please go to the Gateway Desk in the Library.

Connect with us:

        

Gateway

Telephone: 01252 892 709 
Email: gatewayfarnham@uca.ac.uk 

 

Careers & Employability Adviser

Jan Rowan 

To book an appointment please go to the Gateway Desk in the Library.

Connect with us:

        

Gateway

Telephone: 01634 888734
Email: gatewayrochester@uca.ac.uk 

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