Skills Academy 2017: 22 May – 5 June

3 May 2017

A series of forty seminars and workshops have been arranged by the Career Development Centre and will be delivered by industry professionals, employers and expert speakers investing their time to help you stand out from the crowd.

If you are looking for opportunities and trying to establish your career path, want to develop and enhance your skills and knowledge and gain useful practical advice and information from experts in preparation for a competitive jobs market, join us for this year's skills academy. 

You can select any sessions from the programme which includes:

  • A Day with Goldman Sachs featuring CVs, interviews and commercial awareness
  • Networking
  • Public Speaking
  • Assessment Centres
  • Psychometric Online Testing
  • Self-Awareness
  • Mindfulnes
  • Job Hunting with Social Media
  • Entrepreneurship careers panel
  • Social Sector careers panel
  • Leadership
  • Negotiation
  • Accessing Hidden Jobs
  • Video CVs and Interviews and more.

This year’s featured employers include:

  • Goldman Sachs
  • CIMA
  • IBM
  • Teach First
  • Brightsparks
  • The Civil Service
  • Greggs Plc
  • The Thinking Revolution
  • Production Base
  • Hey Tempo
  • Shaylor Group
  • Evolve Integral Ltd
  • Careercake
  • The Stephen Lawrence Trust and Aptitude Digital Solutions plus more.

The sessions are being finalised and you will be able to book through engage from 5 May onwards.

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 175-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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