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Skills Academy 2016: 31 May - 10 June

20 May 2016

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Are you looking for work and trying to establish your career path? Do you want to develop your skills and gain useful practical advice from experts in preparation for an increasingly competitive graduate labour market?

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

There are thirty-two carefully selected seminars and workshops to help you do that. You can choose one session or attend them all, including:

  • A day with Goldman Sachs featuring CVs
  • Interviews and Commercial Awareness
  • Networking, Public Speaking
  • Assessment Centres
  • Self-awareness
  • your online brand (LinkedIn)
  • mindfulness
  • entrepreneurship
  • leadership
  • hidden jobs, and much more.

Delivered by experienced consultants and external speakers, including Goldman Sachs, CIMA, IBM, Teach First, NACUE, Stabb Construction Ltd, Jump training and Development and many more.

Booking information

For a full list of all seminars, dates and venues and to book your place on Engage please visit our blog. 

You can also see a full list of events on the 2016 Skills Academy Booklet (PDF)

These events are very popular, so we recommend booking your place as soon as possible to avoid disappointment!

If you have any questions or any difficulties accessing the online information please email [email protected] or call 020 7911 5184.

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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