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Skills Academy 2015: 26 May - 5 June

18 May 2015

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 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 information and advice about part-time work, internships or graduate level work, these seminars will equip you with the right knowledge and training to 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. This year’s line up of 28 seminars include the IBM Innovation Workshop, Commercial awareness, CIMA mock assessment centre, Starting a business, Self awareness, Public speaking, Online testing, Networking skills, Job hunting with social media, Mindfulness, CVs, Interviews and also legal tier 1, 2 and 5 visa advice from immigration lawyers.

External organisations and employers joining us at this year’s Skills Academy are: IBM, CIMA, I Want To Be Ltd, Stabb Commercial Contracts Ltd, Bloomsbury Solicitors, Local Government Association, Production Base and Jump Training and Development.

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

If you wish to attend any of the above seminars run in the Skills Academy, booking information can be found on the Skills Academy event page.
More information can be found on our Careers blog.
For further questions or if you have any difficulties accessing the online information please email [email protected]

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