Careers Masterclasses

Delivered weekly during term time, these one-hour sessions can help you to get started with careers planning and applications.

Getting Started

Unsure about your career ideas? Unsure about where to start? Career clueless? Join our Careers Managers for this workshop where we will:

  • Help you to think effectively about your future
  • Help you identify achievable and realistic steps to get you started
  • Show you some great resources to help you

The hardest thing can be getting started – this session makes that easy!

Classes can be booked 1 week in advance.

Choose a class and sign up -

Friday 27 September 2019, 1400-1500

Friday 18 October 2019, 1300-1400

Tuesday 19 November 2019, 1300-1400

All classes are held on Level 4, Fraser Building

Please ensure you are on time for the start of this session as it will start promptly.


CV

Confused by the conflicting information out there on CVs? Not sure which style you should use and if your CV is the best it can be? Want to get some feedback?

Join our Careers Managers in this interactive workshop where we will review the key principles of CV writing, showcasing different styles you can use and how to tailor your CV for employers.

You will also collaborate with other students, learning from the good practice and giving them the benefit of your ideas, working together to strengthen your CVs.

To take part in this session you must produce and bring along a paper copy of your CV. You can review samples and video advice on our website. 

Classes can be booked 1 week in advance.

Choose a class and sign up -

Monday 30 September 2019, 1300-1400

Thursday 3 October 2019, 1400-1500

Monday 7 October 2019, 1300-1400

Friday 11 October 2019, 1300-1400

Thursday 17 October 2019, 1400-1500

Monday 21 October 2019, 1200-1300

Friday 25 October 2019, 1300-1400

Tuesday 29 October 2019, 1100-1200

Friday 1 November 2019, 1130-1230

Thursday 7 November 2019, 1300-1400

Monday 11 November 2019, 1200-1300

Thursday 21 November 2019, 1400-1500

Thursday 28 November 2019, 1200-1300

Tuesday 3 December 2019, 1100-1200

All classes are held on Level 4, Fraser Building

Please ensure you are on time for the start of this session as it will start promptly.

 


Application Forms

Join our Careers Managers in this interactive workshop where we will -

  • Consider the types of questions you may get asked
  • Discover techniques for effective answers
  • Look at real-life examples
  • Work through your best responses

To participate in this workshop you must prepare an answer of less than 250 words to the following competency question and bring this to the workshop. All participants will share their answer in a peer evaluation exercise:

  • Please give one example that demonstrates that you are capable of working in a team, and aware of the impact of your behaviour and actions on others.

Classes can be booked 1 week in advance.

Choose a class and sign up -

Wednesday 2 October 2019, 1500-1600

Tuesday 5 November 2019, 1200-1300

All classes are held on Level 4, Fraser Building.

Please ensure you are on time for the start of this session as it will start promptly.


Interviews

Join our Careers Managers in this interactive workshop where we will -

  • Give you an outline of the interview process
  • Provide a range of answers to typical questions
  • Explain what are the most common stumbling blocks
  • Show how you can effectively practise for an interview
  • Describe what successful candidates demonstrate

Classes can be booked 1 week in advance.

Choose a class and sign up -

Thursday 31 October 2019, 1300-1400 (with Accenture)

Thursday 5 December 2019, Time to be confirmed

All classes are held on Level 4, Fraser Building

Please ensure you are on time for the start of this session as it will start promptly.


Online tests

Join our Careers Managers in this interactive workshop where we will - 

  • Provide a range of examples of online tests
  • Demonstrate question types
  • Show you why employers use them
  • Give you advice on how you can prepare

Classes can be booked 1 week in advance.

Choose a class and sign up -

Monday 7 October 2019, 1500-1600 (with FDM)

Thursday 14 November 2019 (time to be confirmed)

All classes are held on Level 4, Fraser Building

Please ensure you are on time for the start of this session as it will start promptly.

 


LinkedIn

Join our Careers Managers in this interactive workshop where we will -

  • Explain LinkedIn and why you should have a profile
  • Show you how to write a headline
  • Show you how to write a summary
  • Check out other functions and how to get the best from them

Classes can be booked 1 week in advance.

Choose a class and sign up -

Friday 22 November 2019,1300-1400

All classes are held on Level 4, Fraser Building

Please ensure you are on time for the start of this session as it will start promptly.


Video interview

Join our Careers Managers and in this interactive workshop where we will -

  • Explain what video interviews are, how they work and why companies are using them
  • Look at example questions
  • Discuss how you can successfully prepare
  • Talk about challenges of video interviews

Classes can be booked 1 week in advance.

Choose a class and sign up -

Monday 14 October 2019, 1300-1400 (with RBS)

Friday 15 November 2019, (time to be confirmed)

All classes are held on Level 4, Fraser Building.

Please ensure you are on time for the start of this session as it will start promptly.


Assessment centres

Join our Careers Managers in this interactive workshop where we will -

  • Describe how an assessment centre is structured
  • Provide examples of tasks
  • Describe what successful candidates demonstrate
  • Explain how companies assess a candidate
  • Explain how you can prepare in advance

Classes can be booked 1 week in advance.

Choose a class and sign up -

Tuesday 22 October 2019, 1200-1300 (with Civil Service Fast Stream)

Monday 25 November 2019, (Time to be confirmed)

All classes are held on Level 4, Fraser Building.

Please ensure you are on time for the start of this session as it will start promptly.