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Presenting Research

Speak data and tell the story of your research. This is an opportunity for you to consider different methods in presenting your research.
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Academic writing style (formality)

Do you struggle with writing in an academic style? This workshop gives tips on how to improve your writing style and insure it's appropriate for academic writing.
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Text level writing

This workshop will help to develop your approach to assignments by considering how to organise your writing at text level.
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EmployAbility supporting neurodiversity and disability inclusion in recruitment and the workplace

Find out more about how EmployAbility can support you with job applications and to get the adjustments you need, so you can aim for the career you deserve.
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Presentation Skills in a Nutshell

The following workshop will show you how to: Manage your Presentation content,  Manage your Audience and Manage yourself.
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How to get a good graduate job with a disability or health concern

Join this session to find out how to secure a graduate job with a disability or mental health concern. This will cover:Strategies for job searching, Job searching sites, Building your professional network, The hidden jobs market, Additional…
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Eco gift giving

Learn about the negative environmental impacts of traditional gift-giving. Transition to learning about eco-friendly gifts that cause significantly less harm. Learn how to sustainable wrap or present those gifts using plastic-free paper, furoshiki…
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How to ace an Assessment Centre

This session will cover key information, tips and advice for any student about assessment centres: What are they? Where/when will you be faced with an assessment centre? What do they involve? How to successfully pass assessment centre tasks.
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Critical reflection in a nutshell

The following workshop will d show you  not only how to use critical reflection for your assignments but your own personal and professional development.
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LinkedIn for networking

Join this session to find out how to use LinkedIn to network. This will cover: - Creating a professional profile - Adding your skills, experience and qualifications to your profile - Building your professional network - Using…
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Me, myself and I

Presentation skills through individual authenticity. This will help you to identify who you are and how to present yourself with ease.
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Food waste

Understand how and where our various foods originate, are produced and how they impact climate. Learn how to understand the carbon cost of specific food. Learn how to evaluate and make choices that will reduce food waste and the carbon footprint…
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Academic reading tips and strategies

This workshop will cover the following: How to improve your reading efficiency? How to interact better with text? How to improve your critical reading skills?
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The psychology of yes

Find out how small changes in your approach can have dramatic effects on your success. Based on the latest research into the science of persuasion and influence, Andy from ODD shows you how to get a yes!
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A practical guide: searching for year-long placements

Are you struggling to find placements to apply for? Do you feel overwhelmed with the amount of job search websites and want to know where to start? Is your search not returning any results? Are you unsure what adverts are suitable? Unsure how to…
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Be a volunteer: events and sports

Learn how you can support a range of exciting Birmingham-based events, from sports matches, to half marathons, to coffee mornings. Hear from charities such as GoalBall UK and Acorns Hospice. Goalball is a fast paced, action packed, 3 A side indoor…
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Meet the employer: Advanced

"Advanced is the UK’s third largest provider of business software and services with a £254m turnover, 19,000+ customers and 2,400+ employees. We provide enterprise and market-focused solutions that allow our customers to reimagine…
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The Placement Search Survival Guide – Student Panel Event

Hear from our returning placement students who will provide practical tips and advice on how to secure a placement within the STEM industry. They will also share with you their placement experiences and how to use your year in industry to secure a…
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Be a Volunteer: Health & wellbeing

Find out how you can get involved in community wellbeing & mental health initiatives with organisations such as the Living Well Consortium & Papyrus. The Living Well Consortium provides free Mental Health Services to Birmingham and…
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Finding information after graduation

Access to subscription databases will often cease once you have graduated. This workshop shows you how you can still obtain academic publications when you are not on the University network.
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Introduction to STEAMhouse

We are STEAMhouse - BCU centre for collaborative innovation.  We are here to help you explore what’s possible by connecting Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths and the Arts. We are a supportive space to amplify, experiment, and…
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How to get a job during and post pandemic

Recent BCU graduates, now Graduate+ Project Officers, share their advice of getting a job during the Covid-19 pandemic and how to stand out in the Graduate job market.
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Making the most of leveraging your network: friends, Facebook and LinkedIn

Understand how to make the most of your physical and social media network by utilising the six degrees of separation theory. Know why your LinkedIn bio might be reducing your chances of getting connected. Learn about the consequences of your…
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Spotlight on: routes to law

Gain an insight into the world of Law and the various routes to qualify as a Solicitor or Barrister including an update on the new SQE route. Find out how and when to apply for vacation schemes, training contracts, and required postgraduate study.
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Be a volunteer: crisis and poverty

Do you want to support vulnerable communities in Birmingham? Hear from charities such as Network four, Care4Calais and Foodcycle. Birmingham Pastors is a project by NetworkFour which involves a volunteer street care team based in and around the…
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Volunteering with Action for Tutoring

Action Tutoring is an education charity that supports disadvantaged young people to achieve meaningful qualifications on leaving primary and secondary school. This enables them to progress in education, in their careers and in life. They partner…
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Introduction to Enactus

Learn about the Enactus Family and discover what Enactus can offer you. Teams of students from BCU have been working together to find innovative solutions to social issues within their local and international communities, working towards achieving…
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Its a Penalty Student Ambassador programme: help to prevent human trafficking

It’s a Penalty exists to end abuse, exploitation and human trafficking on a global scale. Our work contributes to creating a world where abuse, exploitation and human trafficking are no longer acceptable through education, awareness-raising…
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Be a Volunteer: Education & Young People

Want to support young people to raise their educational aspirations, reach their goals or help them to make better decisions? Meet the charities making an impact, such as the Princes Trust & Into University, to find out how you can get involved.
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Enterprise are hiring!

Want a graduate career or 12-month placement with an award-winning graduate employer? If the answer is yes you are in the right place! Enterprise have graduate opportunities and placements open for applications now. Start networking and discover…
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Eco Eats

Learn to eat nutritious, eco-friendly meals on a budget. Learn 3-in-1 meals, budget-friendly eco tips: meal planning, shopping, prepping and avoiding food waste, and tips for understanding the climate impact of specific foods.
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Academic Poster Presentation

The following workshop will show you how to create an academic poster for University assessment purposes or for conferences. It will demonstrate how to tailor your content around the space limitations of a poster and ways to make it more…
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Real career advice you didn’t know you needed

Come and meet Denise from www.evenfieldscareers.co.uk who will provide the practical advice and tools needed to successfully translate three years of study into the career of your dreams. Evenfields Careers prides themselves on a client base of…
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What is the right business structure for me?

The session runs through the various legal structures  available for the start-up business, and the advantages and disadvantages of each. It also covers the basic  formalities required of the owners/ directors such as VAT and PAYE, along…
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Paragraph level writing

This workshop will help to develop your approach to assignments by considering how to organise your writing at paragraph level.
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Nightline: what do we offer you, the student?

University can be a really stressful and difficult time. Nightline is here to listen to whatever you want to talk about, every night of the term. Come and find out what support we can offer you, and how we go about doing that.
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Nightline: volunteer opportunities

Are you passionate about being a listening ear to students across Birmingham? Nightline is a unique volunteering opportunity; a listening service run by students, for students. Come along to this session to find out how you can get involved.
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Be a volunteer: design, media and communication

Learn about flexible volunteering opportunities from home, such as video editing, social media, graphic design and copywriting with various organisations.
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Commonwealth Games Volunteering - BCU Info & Support

This online session with Careers+ and Graduate+ will help you to get started with more information on the Commonwealth Games application process & resources available to enable you to stand out from the crowd.
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Boost your employability through Volunteering and Mentoring

Volunteering: Want to develop key skills, gain experience and stand out in a crowded labour market? The volunteering team at BCU has links to a variety of organisations and can help you to source a bespoke role relevant to your degree or career…
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Spotlight On: Psychometric Tests

An insight in to the types of psychometric tests that employers are using to select candidates. You may be asked to complete a psychometric test as part of an application for an internship, placement, or a graduate role.
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Starting-up in Commercial or Social Enterprise

A session that highlights all the stages to design, develop, start-up, manage and scale/replicate commercial and social enterprise initiatives.
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A Leap of Faith – making the change! The ACF Journey

ACF financial initiative; the systems approach to making the change happen. Developing Ideas into Reality Accessing ‘interest free-finance’. The ACF journey: transforming beneficiaries into benefactors. 
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Mirror mirror on the wall, Am I self-aware at all?

We all have values, skills, traits and goals but do you recognise yours? This session is all about finding ways to become more self-aware in all that you do.
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Spotlight On.... Women's Aid

Interested in supporting those affected by domestic abuse? Join our Q&A session to hear from charities such as Black Country Womens Aid and The Haven about getting into the sector and the volunteering opportunities available.
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Studying for careers in Psychology and Counselling

Are you interested in a rewarding career working with people in a psychological context? A Master’s degree can provide you with the necessary skills, knowledge and experience to succeed in your chosen profession. Courses are available for those…
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Vision Board

Learn the power of manifesting your goals and dreams through this vision board workshop. This session will highlight visualisation and manifestation tools to affirm your personal goals and aspirations. You’ll get the chance to create your own…
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How to stay motivated when looking for year-long placements

Are you finding that you are not hearing back from employers? Or you are unsure of your next steps in your placement applications? During this session we will give you hints and tips as to how you can continue to improve your placement…
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Building Resilience

Andy Woodall from One degree differences discusses what resilience is, how to identify your levels of resilience and what to do to keep resilient.
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Creative Industries: during and post pandemic

Watch this session to Understand what sectors are recruiting during the pandemic and beyond, What creative roles exist in the non-creative sector, and How best to source jobs and opportunities. 
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The Process of Change: Social Innovators as Change Makers

Understanding the elements of change. Identifying the changing needs. Empowering self and the community. Improving social relations. Benefiting communities. 
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Defeating Procrastination

Hints and tips to reduce your procrastination and increase your productivity so that you have more time to do the things you love.
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Gaining work experience: the options

From placements, internships, volunteering, extracurricular activities, or part time work, we'll cover how you can develop your employability to get ahead in the job market. 
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Volunteering with....Young People

Hear about flexible leadership, tutoring & social work opportunities with young people from organisations such as Scouts, West Midlands Police and Caudwell Children.
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Volunteering roles in.... Media & Communications

Learn about flexible volunteering opportunities from home, such as video editing, social media, graphic design, copy writing etc with various organisations. 
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A guide on “How to Ace your next Assessment Centre or Graduate Level Interview

Join Jamie from Enterprise to get the inside view of graduate level Assessment Centers and Interviews. This session will give you a unique insight into graduate level assessment centers and Interviews from a recruiters perspective.
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International internships

Intern Abroad HQ specialises  in helping career-focused  students gain meaningful international work experience. They offer over 180 affordable international internships programs with both remote and abroad options.
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Resilience in the Job Hunt

Please join Jamie Wharfe from Enterprise to take a look at mindfulness and resilience techniques in the job hunt, with a particular focus on our new virtual learning/workspace.
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LinkedIn for Beginners: How to build a personal brand and build your network

Having a solid LinkedIn presence is essential for anyone. LinkedIn is more than just a job hunting tool; it is the backbone on your career to showcase your skills, develop your commercial knowledge and create opportunities. Find out all the tips…
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How to get a job during the pandemic

Recent BCU graduates Amelia Rose and Nikhara Korpal, share their advice of getting a job during the COVID-19 pandemic and how to stand out to employers.
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Capgemini - Meet the Graduate Recruiter

Find out about Capgemini and what opportunities they have for you! Start networking and discover more about your potential.
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Photography using a mobile phone: Top tips and discover how to take a professional LinkedIn profile picture

Recent Media and Communications graduate Nikhara Korpal, shares her top tips on how to take photos using a mobile phone and advice on how to take a professional LinkedIn profile picture.
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Confidence & Resilience in changing times

Staying resilient is tough. This session explores how you can build confidence, stay resilent during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
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Volunteering and Skills Development Opportunities at The Faith and Belief Forum

Come and join us to hear about how you can develop your skills and make a contribution to your community by volunteering with one of our programmes.
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How to use your memory skills?

This session will explore strategies to help you use your memory skills. By the end of the session you will never forget another thing.
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Skills Building and Transferable Skills

Practical evaluation of skills building and transferable skills. An opportunity to highlight your existing skills and discuss how these can be transferred to your academic work and personal life. The chance to explore other skills that you can…
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Next Steps: What are the graduate options open to me?

This session will help you to consider your skills and strengths, Explore Graduate employment, Consider Postgraduate Study options and Identify opportunities for development.
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Keep motivated to achieve your goals

Tips on how to keep a positive attitude and manage your emotions.
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How to find a Graduate Job?

With so many jobs posted online, you might be wondering where to start. Where are the obvious places to look and where are the hidden jobs? What research and actions do I need to take to get a great graduate job?
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Fake News

You’ve probably heard the phrase ‘that’s fake news’ but what does it mean? How can you identify it and what are the implications for your work? 
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Studying for Careers in Law

Looking to develop a career within Law? Whether you have a degree in the subject or not, there’s a route open for you.  Our postgraduate management degrees cover a breadth of specialisms that will prepare you for your career with the skills…
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Improve your concentration and maximise your performance

Tips to train your mind to develop your attention and be present in everything you do.
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Meet the Volunteering Organisations: Fundraising & Events

Find out more about Volunteering in these sectors from a local employer with current opportunities and how to apply.
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Nightline - Volunteer opportunities

Are you passionate about being a listening ear to students across Birmingham? Nightline is a unique volunteering opportunity; a listening service run by students, for students. Come along to this session to find out how you can get involved.
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Meet the Volunteering Organisation: Business & IT

Find out more about Volunteering in these sectors from a local employer with current opportunities and how to apply.
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Professional Mentoring - What's in it for me?

There are lots of benefits to having a professional mentor. Do you know what they are? This session will explain how you could get access to a professional mentor, the purpose of having a mentor and how you can sign up and access a mentor. This…
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Making Sense of Numbers

This workshop focuses on numeracy, and general mathematics as a refresher to your University course.
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Studying for Careers in Teaching

This session will give you an opportunity to hear from academic staff about our postgraduate teacher training courses. BCU offers teacher training courses that prepare you to teach at a variety of levels, from Early Years all the way through to…
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Capgemini - How to ace a digital interview

A mix of answering questions, doing tasks and testing your ability to adapt. Experts from Capgemini will help you to prepare for video interview, what recruiters are looking for, the dos and don’ts and the way you can stand out from the crowd.
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Could You Run Your Own Business?

An insight into what it’s like to run your own business. We’ll look at the advantages and disadvantages and discover the support and opportunities that BCU can offer.
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Employment Growth Areas

Covid-19 has impacted the graduate job market, but there are still plenty of opportunities out there if you know where to look. We will give you all the trends and strategies to help you understand the current and future graduate job market.
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Meet the Volunteering Organisations: Health & Education

Find out more about Volunteering in these sectors from a local employer with current opportunities and how to apply.
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Graduate+: Get your Bronze Award!

Come and watch how you can work towards your own Graduate+ Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum award through the experiences you undertake. Explore the range of resources on offer to you as a student at BCU.
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Join the 250,000: Schools Governors are people like you

250,000 people volunteer as school governors each year. Find out what they do, how to become one, how it boosts your CV and why diversity on boards is so important.
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Graduate+ Silver and Gold Award: Understanding the STAR Technique

Understanding the STAR technique and how it sits within the Graduate+ Silver and Gold Award.
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Goal Setting

Increase the probability of positive action and understand how to gain a public declaration of intent. Discover the only two choices available when setting goals and never set a vague goal again!
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Video Interview Skills

Employers are now using video interviews as a key part of the recruitment process. Find out how -to best prepare for your online meeting. The do's and the don'ts when it comes to interviewing digitally!
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Spotlight On: Portfolio Careers

Join this session to, Understand more about portfolio careers, Consider how you might manage a combination of jobs and Decide if a portfolio career is for you.
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The Importance of Commercial Awareness

Meet Jamie Wharfe from Enterprise Holdings as he guides you through the value of commercial awareness in the graduate employment market.
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Meet the Employer: BT

Meet BT’s Student and Graduate recruiter to find out about the opportunities available, and gain some insight into the company culture, roles available and application support and advice.
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Meet the Employer: Warner Media

A meet the employer event with information about Warner Media placement scheme. 
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Spotlight On Careers in Human Resources & Recruitment

Gain an insight into the world of Human Resources and Recruitment by listening to experienced professionals from the industry. Learn more about what these roles involve and what a typical working day might look like. Find out how and where to…
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Interview Skills - All you need to know

Do you need to learn how to perform well at interview? We suggest that no one is exempt from this – If you will ever have to go through an interview, come along to this session and learn  about preparing for interviews and how to answer…
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Enterprise Holdings - Recruitment in the new world

Times have changed due to Global Covid-19 Pandemic and so has the recruitment process. In this session I will take you through some of the changes including a section on “How to Ace a Video Interview”
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Studying for Careers in Health, Psychology & Social Work

Are you interested in a rewarding career working with people in a health, psychology or social care context? A Master’s degree can provide you with the necessary skills, knowledge and experience to succeed in your chosen profession. Courses…
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Navigating reading lists & Journal articles

This workshop will provide an overview and enhance your understanding of these two essential components of academic reading.
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Communication Skills

Want to become an excellent communicator in professional and personal settings? This session will help you explore simple techniques to make sure you stand out from the crowd!
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Spotlight On: Getting into Teaching

Considering a career in teaching?  This workshop includes: What to expect  - when training and newly qualified, The range of routes into Teaching, Finance/ funding options and How to apply.
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Problem Solving & Reasoning

Interested in solving problems and the reasoning behind them? This session explores tips and tricks to help you become a better problem solver.
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Spotlight On: Third Sector Careers

If you are interested in positively impacting on people and/or communities then a job in the UK charity and voluntary sector (sometimes referred to as the ‘third sector’ or the ‘not-for-profit sector’) might be for you! Join this session…
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Studying for Careers in Planning & Surveying

Looking to develop a career within Planning or Surveying? Even if your undergraduate degree is in an unrelated area, our postgraduate programmes will provide you with a solid foundation for developing successful careers in these fields. During…
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Meet the Volunteering Organisation: Social Media & Marketing

Find out more about Volunteering in these sectors from a local employer with current opportunities and how to apply.
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Recognise your career potential

Come and meet Denise and Kareen from https://www.evenfieldscareers.co.uk/ who will provide practical advice and tools needed by every BAME student to break the mould and pursue career goals – one not to miss!
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The Science of Teamworking

Team working skills are important for almost all aspects of work and employability – this short session will introduce you to teamworking and the benefits of knowing your strengths and limitations.
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What can I do with my Creative Arts Degree?

See where your degree could take you, Understand the skills you have developed, Discover and explore your career options.
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Finding your funny bone

We’ve all got funny bones! This session will give you the opportunity to unlock your potential and be much more confident at speaking in front of audiences.
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Spotlight On: Yearlong Placements

For students who are already planning their placement year and for those who just want to find out more about what the placement year is, how it works and what you can be doing to increase your chances of getting your perfect placement. 
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Preparing to Volunteer

Watch this session on how you can get involved in volunteering at the university and in Birmingham. Find out how you can make a difference, why volunteering is so important, and how it can help you to stand out in interviews!
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Wellbeing for a Successful Career

Identify your core values and understand how these are ‘showing up’ at work and life. You will create a clear achievable action plan to help you achieve what you want.
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Impress your future employer

Need to find out more about your next employer? Let us show you how to research using the University intranet so that you can impress at your next interview.
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Preparing for the data-driven world with Qlik

Data Literacy is one of the most in-demand job skills for 2021. Come along to learn more about the free Qlik Academic Program and how you can upskill in analytics.
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You are made for this: careers in policing

This session is about careers in policing and the different routes in.  It is also an opportunity for ethnic minority officers to be asked about their experiences in the Police.
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LinkedIn or Locked Out

Top tips and strategies from how to set up your own LinkedIn profile to using the platform effectively to engage with future employers. Make your profile an all star profile to stand out from the crowd and attract your future employer.
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Skills for transferring reading into writing

This workshop will consider how to create a clear written assignment by reading effectively. Areas covered include selecting appropriate academic material, recognising different voices and how to take a stance.
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Be in Control of your Future with your Career Plan

This is an introductory session that will highlight the importance of knowing how to build a workable career plan.
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How to Craft your Work Life Balance

Clara Wilcox from The Balance Collective will give an insightful session on how you can better cultivate a work / life balance for yourself, along with recommending key tips & tools to get started and implement in your own life.
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Proofreading

Watch this workshop for proofreading tips! Find out how to ensure you are proofreading efficiently and effectively.
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Time Management

Time management tips to help you to focus and get things done.
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Business Report Writing

Report writing might sound complicated but with some basic hints and tips you can simplify the process and be confident in writing your next report.
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Critical Analysis

“You’re not being critical” ... “needs more critical analysis” ... To avoid getting feedback like this you have to be critical when you do academic work - when you are reading, planning and writing your assignments. This class is an…
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BCU Sport

Find out how taking part in BCU Sport activities can support you in developing your skills.
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What is Motivation?

As part of our very first virtual Graduate+ Celebration Week Dave Keeling, an actor & keynote speaker, spoke to us about the term motivation... & how students can cultivate more of it!
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Help Me! I'm only human…

Professor Adam Crizzle, addresses mental resilience and wellbeing within our communities, one person at a time. Mental health issues in the 21st century have resulted in it being harder for people to cope.  Assumptions are made, labels given…
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Age of interruption, are we too busy?

Cliff Dennett poses questions around our relationship with technology and how we use it on a daily basis whilst being aware of how and when this impacts on the world we live in.
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What does it mean to be a leader?

As part of our first virtual Graduate+ Celebration Week Louise Teboul, who runs professional leadership courses for Common Purpose UK, shares her views with BCU students on what it means to be a leader in 2020. It's an inspiring talk that we…
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Leap of faith! What if I fall? What if I fly!

Anthony Daulphin aims to consider the origins of where individual drive and motivation derive from. Is this driven by money or the desire to help and support others? Or could it be a strong work ethic, coming from a single parent family where…
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How to use your roller skates?

Jo Goodman encourages us all to revisit the art of curiosity in helping us continue to transform, change and grow as we go through life and education, with her talk conspicuously called ‘how to use your roller skates'
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Finding your why

As part of our very first virtual Graduate+ Celebration Week we meet Joel Blake OBE, a multi-award-winning businessman, professional speaker and leadership consultant, specialising in Business Support and Enterprise development. Joel speaks to BCU…
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The Key to ensuring inclusive growth across communities

The West Midlands was once an entrepreneurial superpower, known widely as the ‘Workshop of the World’. But in the post-war period manufacturing declined, output dropped, factories began to close, and unemployment soared. Now the region…
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Curiosity, for tech's sake!

Victoria Masso advocates that technological innovation, despite all its advancements, needs to work differently to deliver holistic benefit across all sections of society. Since many aspects of innovation are driven by curiosity, where curiosity…
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The Gift of Desperation

Ian Thomas shares his lived experience in an attempt help you understand the lethal power of addiction and how the ‘gift of desperation’ provided a critical moment of change and how we as a society can look to provide a different…
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Human Magnificence beyond the Tsunami

Michelle Mills-Porter talks about ‘Human Magnificence’ and how and why she believes that this is at the core of humanity, how to find it, unleash it and use it collaboratively.
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Why Me…!

You never think it will happen to you. That’s the thing about abuse. It’s the thing that happens to other people, but never to you. Raj Holness was broken after a decade of emotional, physical, sexual and financial abuse. Raj looks at…
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From here to humility

Dr Martin Glynn talks about personal transformation and an inter-generational approach in which to build on and develop inter-connectivity and legacy within the community.
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An Introduction to Academic Writing

An overview of what you need for academic writing and advice to help with the problems students usually experience.
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Referencing and Plagiarism

This lesson from the Centre for Academic Success covers the essential aspects of source/reference use in your academic work. When and what do we need to reference? How do I cite sources correctly in my paragraphs? How do I format my Reference List…
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CVs and Cover Letters

Find out how to create a stand out professional CV and cover letter. During this session we will go through how to present your experiences and achievements in the best way.
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Dissertation: Hints & Tips

This hints and tips session will explain what a dissertation is and give you advice on how to choose a good topic and how to write your dissertation proposal. We will also look at scheduling your dissertation tasks and literature reviews.
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Burnout to brilliance - Recovery from Chronic Fatigue

In 2001 Linda Jones’s world changed. As a young and successful business woman she was living a happy and fulfilled life; working long hours travelling the country, a fitness fanatic who enjoyed a full social life. Looking back there was…
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The Joy of being broken

Herman Stewart will be sharing key insights on how you can use disappointment to enrich your life and the value of being broken.
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Tackling your Assignment

This session will consider assessment terminology such as ‘discuss’ and ‘evaluate’. It will also cover techniques which can be used to ensure the question(s) have been fully understood.
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Disruptive technologies for good

Dr Sally Eaves focuses in on how we can enable disruptive technology to truly become ‘Tech for Good’. This talk aims to provide the inspiration around what technology can help enable, but also a provocative exploration, vision and call…
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You are not your limits

Dr Richard Fallon takes you on a journey of discovery to encourage you to understand that you are not your limits and how to adapt and implement changes throughout your life.
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Presenting your Data

Want to understand how to present your data? Come along to this session and find out how to accurately present your data.
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Generation Y in the Boardroom - Governance 3.0

The rapid pace of social and technological change is creating a global force for a new way to address governance. Leading the charge for the 4th Industrial Revolution, artificial intelligence and technologies are developing with exponential…
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The truth behind the showreel

Sophie Milliken tells the tale of the truth behind the Show Reel and highlights that what you see presented at surface level, isn't always the reality. A successful business woman, winning award after award. All hugely flattering but it is not the…
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Defeating Procrastination

Andy Woodall from One Degree differences presents hints and tips to reduce your procrastination and increase your productivity so that you have more time to do the things you love. 
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Avoiding Plagiarism and Using Turnitin

Not sure if you’ve accidentally plagiarised some of your essay sentences? Learn ways to check your own paraphrasing with Turnitin software and get better grades!
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What is Resilience?

Andy Woodall from One degree differences discusses what resilience is, how to identify your levels of resilience and what to do to keep resilient. The specific context of this is related to the 2020 COVID-19 global pandemic. 
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Transformation & Me

Nav Chouhan shares his story and insights on how he has applied a 6 C change model to his own life within his talk on Transformation and me. This was recorded at the TEDxBirminghamCityUniversity 2018 event with the theme transformation in…
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