Topic: Events

The National Graduate Recruitment Exhibition

Posted on February 10, 2016 by - Events

THE NATIONAL GRADUATE RECRUITMENT EXHIBITION AUTUMN LONDON 2016

Meet recruiters from fantastic employers face-to-face to discover what graduate opportunities they have to offer, how to apply and what they are looking for in a winning application form.

You will also have the chance to take advantage of invaluable careers advice and job-seeking tools to help you get your dream job including:

  • Advice Clinic – Struggling to decide which career path to choose or unsure how to reach your career goals? Bring all your career-related questions to the Advice Clinic
  • CV Clinic  – Get one-to-one feedback from the experts to ensure your CV makes a lasting impression
  • Mock Assessment Centre – Nervous about an assessment centre? Take the rare opportunity to practice common exercises for free and get individual feedback on your performance
  • Careers presentations and workshops – Packed programme designed to provide you with all the information you need to help you with your job search
  • Psychometric testing area – Try your hand at practice psychometric tests for free so you know what to expect when it comes to the real thing

When: 7 – 8 October 2016

Where: Olympia, Kensington  (Hammersmith Rd, London W14 8UX)

Nearest Station: Kensington Olympia overground

Register here: https://www.gradjobs.co.uk/recruitment-exhibitions/autumn-london-2016

 

 

University of Sunderland in London Internships

Posted on January 29, 2016 by - Events

Recruitment for these position is now closed but we will be advertising similar positions in the future. Ensure you read your university emails, ‘like’ our Facebook page and look out for advertising on the screens and posters around the university so you don’t miss out on these opportunities. 


Internship Programmes (x 4)

Spring / Summer 2016

Full Time – 37 Hours per week for 12 weeks

Starting 7 March 2016 or 2 May 2016

£9.40 per hour (£18,135 per annum)


Would you like to increase your work experience and employability?

Have you completed at least one year of a University of Sunderland programme?

If so, we are looking for four exceptional students to undertake a 12 week internships here at the University of Sunderland in London!

Following on from the success of our previous Internship Programmes in 2015, we are looking for our next cohort of exceptional interns with two alternative starting dates to fit your studying schedule.

 

This time we have four distinctive internship programmes available in our Student Recruitment team, Student Relations team and in our Library (details below). These internships will provide you with a fantastic opportunity to work within our business and directly manage a variety of projects that will contribute to the continuous enhancement of the services we provide to you, our student body and will develop many of your skills!

With our internships comes a great suite of support from an exceptional team of our supportive staff. This includes a full induction, a suite of training and development, on hand careers support, mentoring from your Internship sponsor, a portfolio of evidence and a learning log, as well as a fantastic employer’s reference upon the successful completion of your internship.

To apply, please complete our Internship Application Form (Part 1 and 2) and return it to human.resources-london@sunderland.ac.uk before the closing date.

 

All the information, including the application form and the details of the internships you will find under the careers section of LiveCampus.
If you have any queries, please email: human.resources-london@sunderland.ac.uk

Closing date: 14 February 2016, Sunday
Interviews will take place during week commencing 22 February 2016.


 

Please see below for the internship job descriptions

 

Internship in Student Recruitment
You will have an opportunity to boost your communication and project management skills by working alongside Student Recruitment team on a project to develop a communication plan with our alumni network and contribute to the creation of alumni success stories and case studies. You will also develop a set of interpersonal skills by assisting with the provision of information and advice to prospective undergraduate students and their advisers about opportunities and benefits of study at the University of Sunderland in London. To develop your organisational, events management and presentation skills you may be also asked to assist in organisation of internal university events such as student open days, one-to-one personal consultations and campus tours.
Ideally you should have good standard of written and spoken English, have a creative mind and be comfortable engaging with people and communicating using a range of platforms, including phone, emails and social media.

Internship in Library Services
You will work closely with the Library team to investigate and analyse user behaviour in order to identify our customers’ needs and develop the ways in which we deliver and market our services. You will monitor and analyse the usage of our website and our physical space, and promote our services as well as our social media platforms. To achieve your project objectives you will also design and carry out user surveys, compile results, and make recommendations. To gain a valuable insight into the Library operations, you may be involved in additional work such as stock inventory and supporting the issue desk.
We expect you to have a good eye for detail to monitor and analyse data, and good communication skills to engage with our users.
Internship in Student Relations Team

Student Event Management
Working alongside our Student Relations Assistant (Sport and Activity) and a team of exceptional student support professionals, you will develop your project and events management skills to deliver sport and society participation opportunities that enhance the experience of our student body. You will be asked to research and implement one new student activity and one new student society.
Ideally you should have project and events management skills and good communication skills to be able to engage with the students. Having time management skills is also important.

Internship in Marketing and Communications

Working alongside our Student Relations Assistant team, you will develop your marketing and communications skills to deliver projects in social media and online platforms (web and content update). You will run a series of communication projects to increase participation from internal and external stakeholders using the University’s social media and web platforms. You will lead on targeted initiatives, design projects and be involved in the delivery of internal and external communications with strong support from professionals, increasing your technical skills in marketing as well as awareness of corporate tone, in house style and a number of design techniques.
You should have basic marketing skills and knowledge of communications strategies, together with experience of social media and online platforms.

London Job Show 2016

Posted on January 25, 2016 by - Events

The London Job Show

On 26-27 February 2016 between 10am and 6pm, we are showcasing thousands of employment & training opportunities.

Entrance to the event is FREE for visitors and provides the ideal opportunity for employers and employees to meet.

 

Friday 26 & Saturday 27 February 2016

Westfield London
Ariel Way
London W12 7GF

Website: http://www.londonjobshow.co.uk/
Email: info@londonjobshow.co.uk

Nearest Tubes: Shepherd’s Bush and Wood Lane 

Business Enterprise Certificate

Posted on January 16, 2016 by - Events

Business Enterprise Certificate (BEC)

 

Are you interested in enterprise and entrepreneurship?

Would you like to run your own business one day?

Do you see yourself as a business leader in the future?

Are you interested in applying for the Tier 1 entrepreneur’s visa?

Would you like to take valuable business enterprise skills back to your home countries?


If you have answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, the Business Enterprise Certificate is a fantastic opportunity for you to gain the skills you will need.

The University of Sunderland in London is looking for bright, enthusiastic students to join this exciting programme in which you will learn about all aspects of business and leadership from an industry expert. You will learn though practical experience: Writing your own business plan and pitching your ideas to external business leaders are core elements of the syllabus. The programme lasts for 12 weeks and will be delivered weekly in three hour sessions.

Syllabus

 

Week

1.       Commercial Introduction

2.       Global Entrepreneurship

3.       Leadership Styles

4.       Corporate Functions

5.       Strategy and Objective Setting

6.       Writing a business Plan I

 

 

7.     Budgeting and Financials

8.     Case Study

9.     Research

10.   Writing a Business Plan II

11.   Business Development and Sales

12.   Pitch week

 

Who is running the programme?

The programme is run by Alistair Galloway, a company director who has a wide and varied career portfolio having reached the rank of captain in the British Army before embarking on a seven year city career in asset management. He is now the owner of two security and risk management consultancies. In addition, Alistair has also successfully run a military charity and is involved in the development of entrepreneurial hubs in diaspora communities in the UK.


 

Who can apply?

The programme is open to all students on all courses. Your visa must be valid for the duration of the course.  There is no cost to you.

All we ask is for your commitment, enthusiasm and some ideas from which to develop a small business. As this is a practical course in which you will learn through experience, you will need an idea from which to write your business plan. Don’t worry if this is not well developed at this stage; the course will help you learn the skills your need to further establish it.

How to Apply

Send a CV and covering letter to:  employability-london@sunderland.ac.uk by midnight on Monday 28th September.

Please outline why you wish to do the programme and explain any business ideas you have.


We will be running this programme again in early 2016, please look out for information on your Livecampus emails, Facebook, this website and posters around the university. 

Women in Finance: Insight Day

Posted on October 13, 2015 by - Events

Lloyds Banking Group ‘Women in Finance’ Insight Day

Date: 20th November 2015

Time: 11:00am-5:00pm

Location: 25 Gresham Street, London, EC2V 7HN

Audience: Predominantly female undergraduates, in their PENULTIMATE or FINAL year of study, studying ANY degree.

Students will: learn about Lloyds Banking Group as a business, meet current graduates, take part in a professional development session, receive a skills session, hear from a senior leader within the team, and enjoy informal networking with Lloyds Banking Group colleagues with drinks and nibbles.

 

Attend the event for free by registering yourself here: http://www.mykindacrowd.com/Events/Detail/12

The Diversity Careers Show

Posted on September 17, 2015 by - Events

The Diversity Careers Show

This highly engaging day is packed with career development activities and is a fantastic opportunity to meet face-to-face with top employers who openly embrace diversity in their recruitment and sign ethos and will be offering practical advice on all aspects of careers.

 

When: Friday 23rd October 2015 10:30am – 5pm

Individuals are encouraged to register in advance to guarantee a place on the day: http://www.diversitycareersshow.com/register.html

Where:  The Royal College of Surgeons

35-43 Lincoln’s Inn Fields
London
WC2A 3PE

Nearest Tubes: Holborn, Chancery Lane or Temple

For more information visit: http://www.diversitycareersshow.com/

 

Autumn Graduate Fair

Posted on August 21, 2015 by - Events

The next London Graduate Fair is on:

Tuesday 13 October 2015, 11am – 6pm

It is essential to pre-register and choose either a morning or afternoon attendance time.

It is held at Senate House, nearest tube is Goodge Street

Careers fairs are a great opportunity to speak to employers about career paths and graduate employment as well as having your CV checked and attending various career based workshops. Some companies will have international offices so you can find our what opportunities might exist in your home countries.

Please ensure you register first: –

http://www.londongradfair.co.uk/pre-register-now!.aspx

The London Job Show 2015

Posted on July 12, 2015 by - Events

The London Job Show

The London Job show will feature hundreds of employment and training opportunities as well as various careers workshops and seminars.

This is a great opportunity to talk to employers, find out about different career paths and attend workshops and seminars that will support your future job search.

 

When: Friday 9th October and Saturday 10th October

Where: Westfield Shopping Centre, Ariel Way, London W12 7GF

Nearest Tube: Shepherd’s Bush

Admission: free

See link below for further information.

http://www.londonjobshow.co.uk/

The Spring Grad Fair 2015

Posted on May 22, 2015 by - Events

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The next graduate fair will be:

Wednesday 17th June 2015

11am – 2pm

or

3pm – 6pm

 

at Senate House (nearest tubes – Goodge Street or  Russell Square)

For more information and to pre-register.

http://www.londongradfair.co.uk/

 

Careers fairs give you the opportunity to talk to employers, find out more about different companies (some will be multi-national, others not) and the kind of candidates they are looking for. There will be various workshops and talks on careers related subjects and the chance to get your CV reviewed.