Events

Careers & Employability SPECTRA programme:

The Careers & Employability SPECTRA programme is a series of events including talks and workshops designed to help you progress in your career.

Keep checking this page and our social media channels to discover the spectrum of events happening at your campus.

To receive the latest updates please register at uca.jobteaser.com

(use your personal email to ensure access after graduating).

   

Forthcoming events:

Thursday

4th March  12.30 - 2pm

VISA for International Students

We have invited immigration expert, Zenia Chopra-Salter, Head of Client Services at Kingsley Napley LLP for this Visa and Careers Advice Session to support International Students.

This session will cover Skilled Worker Visa, Tier 5 GAE visa and a brief overview of the Graduate route.

 

Click to join on Zoom

 

 

Tuesday

9th March
12.30 – 13.30

 

Postgraduate Study

This session considers the whys and wherefores of Postgraduate study and will include, options, making applications and a Q & A slot.

 

Click to join on Zoom

 

 

Wednesday
10th March
12.00 - 13.00

 

A day in the life of a creative director with Leo Young

UCA Alumnus Leo Young has been working in the design industry for 15 years specialising in luxury and premium branding and packaging. During this talk you will be able to find out what it means to be a CREATIVE DIRECTOR and hear Leo's story about how he successfully went from studying BA Graphic Design to setting up his own creative agency!

 

Click to join on Zoom

 

 

Monday
15th March
5 – 6 pm

Creative Access Showcase

Our amazing panel of UCA and Creative Access Alumni will share their career pathways to date along with creative industry insight, tops tips and advice. They will speak about how their university studies and experience has helped them on their respective paths, give guidance on how to network and gain relevant experience during a pandemic, and share their thoughts on the future of the creative industries.

 

Click on this link to book your place

You must register up to 72hrs in advance to access the event.

 

Wednesday
17th March
1.30 – 2.30

Careers in the time of Coronavirus

A look at how the pandemic is affecting the graduate and creative jobs markets with ideas to help adapt to this rapidly changing world.

 

Click to join on Zoom

Thursday
18th March
12.30 – 13.30

 

Give Yourself a Break

Neville’s session, with his guest, Aisha Gordon-Hiles (UCA Student Counsellor), acknowledges the impact of the pandemic on wellbeing. Whether a student or graduate, you may have concerns about your professional future. We offer an opportunity to anonymously share feelings and experiences and let you know of regional and national support available.

Click to join on Zoom

Tuesday

23rd   March

11-11.45

How to Tailor the Sections of your CV for a Graduate Job

Quick how to make sure your CV is a good match for graduate roles

 

Click to join on Zoom

Thursday

25th  March

13.30 - 14.30

 

Professional planning for Second Year students

Whether it’s work experience, raising your profile or understanding today’s jobs market, we’ll look at what second year’s can do this year to give the best chance of success.

 

Click to join on Zoom


All sessions are online. To join:

  • if using a computer or laptop, simply click on or copy and paste the Zoom link into your browser (Google Chrome or Safari)
  • if using a phone, you’ll first need to download the Zoom app, then use the link.

We’d love you to register your interest in these events by finding them on your JobTeaser Career portal.

Sign in/up to our Careers Portal: uca.jobteaser.com to view all upcoming sessions and to:

  • Book online to meet an adviser (and get a reminder on the day)
  • Find job and internship vacancies exclusive to UCA
  • Post your CV and engage with employers
  • Access fact sheets, video resources and careers advice

Contact us

Click on the tab for your campus to access Careers and Employability support.

Careers & Employability Adviser

Nikki Martin

Book an appointment online. Register on uca.jobteaser.com, using your personal email; go to the Appointments tab. Choose an available time slot and you'll receive a reminder of the appointment on the day.

For assistance in setting up an account you can ask at the Gateway Desk in the Library or email careers@uca.ac.uk.

Connect with us:

        

Gateway

Telephone: +44 (0)1227 817 314

Email: gatewaycanterbury@uca.ac.uk

Careers & Employability Adviser

Neville Kemp 

Book an appointment online. Register on uca.jobteaser.com, using your personal email; go to the Appointments tab. Choose an available time slot and you'll receive a reminder of the appointment on the day.

For assistance in setting up an account you can ask at the Gateway Desk in the Library or email careers@uca.ac.uk.

Connect with us:

        

 

Gateway

Telephone: +44 (0)1372 202 461

Email: gatewayepsom@uca.ac.uk

 

Careers & Employability Advisers

Kasia Majewska and Steven Gordon

Book an appointment online. Register on uca.jobteaser.com, using your personal email; go to the Appointments tab. Choose an available time slot and you'll receive a reminder of the appointment on the day.

For assistance in setting up an account you can ask at the Gateway Desk in the Library or email careers@uca.ac.uk.

Connect with us:

        

Gateway

Telephone: +44 (0)1252 892 709 

Email: gatewayfarnham@uca.ac.uk 

 

Careers & Employability Adviser

Position vacant - Appointments can be made with any of the advisers for other campuses.

Book an appointment online. Register on uca.jobteaser.com, using your personal email; go to the Appointments tab. Choose an available time slot and you'll receive a reminder of the appointment on the day.

For assistance in setting up an account you can ask at the Gateway Desk in the Library or email careers@uca.ac.uk.

Connect with us:

        

Gateway

Telephone: +44 (0)1634 888 734

Email: gatewayrochester@uca.ac.uk