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27 May - 6 June: Skills Academy 2014

21 May 2014

Free skills training and seminars.

Are you looking for work? Want to polish up your skills in preparation for an increasingly competitive graduate labour market?

The Skills Academy is a series of seminars and workshops designed and delivered by both external industry experts and internal speakers who are investing their time to help you to make the most of your skills and prepare you for the jobs market.

Whether you are looking for part-time work, internships or graduate level work, these sessions will equip you with the right knowledge and training to help boost your employability.

There are a number of exciting and inspiring seminars and workshops this year and you can choose to attend any you like including: commercial awareness, networking, public speaking, job hunting with social media, getting into teaching, mentoring, innovation, entrepreneurship, self awareness, CVs, assessment centres, interviews and much much more.

Experienced consultants and external guests participating this year include: CIMA, IBM, Get Work Experience Ltd, Drucker Society London, Speakers Trust, Robin Walker and I Want To Be Ltd.

A list of all the seminars along with booking information can be found on our Careers blog.

These events are very popular, so we recommend booking your place as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. All attendees will receive a certificate of attendance for the Skills Academy on receipt of the final evaluation after the events.

Booking Information

To confirm your place on any of these popular seminars run in the Skills Academy, booking information can be found on our Vacancies and Events Booking system.

For further questions or if you have any difficulties accessing the online information please email: [email protected] or call 020 7911 5184

Download the Skills Academy information booklet
Download the Skills Academy poster

About the University of Westminster:

The University of Westminster boasts a vibrant learning environment attracting more than 20,000 students from over 150 nations and we continue to invest in our future with new developments, research projects and new ideas.

We offer highly attractive practice-based courses that are independently rated as excellent, many with international recognition. Our distinguished 180-year history has meant we lead the way in many areas of research, particularly politics, media, art and design, architecture and biomedical sciences, and our position in the city of London allows us to continue to build on our close connections with leading figures and organisations in these areas as well as in the worlds of business, information technology, politics and law.

Our commitment to educating graduates for the needs of professional life attracts high quality students from within the UK and around the globe.

Internationalisation, employability and sustainability are key elements in the University of Westminster’s vision for the future and we strive to ensure the very highest standards are met and maintained.

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