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Career Clinics and Career Appointments

Just a quick query? Come along to one of our clinics which lasts for 15 minutes - reserve your place by booking online. Visit our website for full details: www.gcu.ac.uk/careers/careersconnect/

Book an appointment with a careers adviser which lasts for 30 minutes, and let us help you with:
• Planning your career and study options.
• Finding and applying for jobs.
• Preparing for interviews.

If you graduated within the previous two years and wish to make an appointment, contact the Campus Life Desk on Level 1 of the George Moore Building or email: studentsupport@gcu.ac.uk

Careers Drop-In (30th April & 1st May)

24/04/2018

We’re offering TWO more Careers Drop-In sessions next week – these are great for getting answers to any quick careers or further study queries that you have, without the need to make an appointment!

  • Monday 30th April 2018: 11:45am – 12:45pm
  • Tuesday 1st May 2018: 11:45am – 12:45pm

Drop-Ins are first come, first served so please try to get here early to make sure you see one of our careers advisers – we look forward to seeing you!

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Employer Led Seminar: Vacancies for PhD & Masters Graduates

23/04/2018

Singapore

 

Edinburgh:  7-9pm, Tuesday 22nd May 2018, Novotel Edinburgh

Glasgow: 6-8pm, Thursday 24th May 2018, Novotel Glasgow

Singapore University of Technology & Design, Singapore’s 4th public university, was established in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and teaches a curriculum that they jointly developed. Today the two universities continue to collaborate over a vast range of researches.

This seminar will highlight career opportunities available to graduating students and recent graduates with Masters or PhD qualifications. They will have vacancies in research, postdoctoral fellowships & academia.

Admission to this career seminar is free.

Click here for more information on the events.

Click here to email any questions you may about these events.

 

 

The 2018 UK-China High Level Talent Fair

20/04/2018

When: Saturday 28th April 2018

Time: 10am – 5:30pm

Where: Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, Westminster, London SW1P 3EE

The 2018 UK-China High-Level Talent Fair will take place on 28 April, 2018 between 10am to 17.30 pm at Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in London, with support from the Education Section Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the UK and organised by UK China Talents Development Association and the China-Britain Business Council.

A number of Chinese universities and businesses will attend, see below for an initial list of those who are confirmed to date.

For students:  This event will be of interest to existing or recent graduates so please feel free to share with them. They can register to attend the fair HERE  

For universities:

  • Exhibit – There will be an opportunity for universities to exhibit at the fair and CBBC is pleased to say that 6 free booths are available for CBBC UK university members.

If you wish to take up this opportunity for a free booth please respond directly to: Jodie.qiao@cbbc.org (cc: Nathalie.cachet-gaujard@cbbc.org)

Round tables: we will organise two round tables to give you an opportunity to  meet and connect with the universities and the Chinese companies.

    1. UK and Chinese universities round table to discuss potential collaboration opportunities
    2. UK Universities  and Chinese companies round table to discuss employers’ requirements and potential collaboration on research, internships, employment

If you wish to take part in the roundtables please respond to: Jodie.qiao@cbbc.org (cc: Nathalie.cachet-gaujard@cbbc.org)

The following universities and businesses from China are confirmed to attend the fair and the round tables.

Organisation Name Business Type / Sector
Xiamen University Education & Training
Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics Education & Training
Jiangsu University of Science and Technology Education & Training
Sichuan University Education & Training
China Pharmaceutical University Education & Training
Nottingham University Ningbo School Education & Training
Huawei UK ICT
Jiangsu Port Group Logistics
Jiangsu Yanye Group Retail
Guoxin Group Energy
Xu Kuang Group Retail
SOHO Group Retail
Bank of Jiangsu Financial & Professional Services
Wuxi Financial Investment Group Financial & Professional Services

30 Minute Careers Appointments Available Today – Book now!

20/04/2018

Curb my pleasure

 

We have five 30 minute appointments available in Careers today.

Book now and come along today.

  • Get your CV, cover letter or personal statement checked.
  • Get help with your job search.
  • Get interview advice.
  • No questions too silly!

We currently have appointments today at:

  • 9.30am
  • 10.15am
  • 11.15am
  • 1.45pm
  • 2.30pm

Book via https://www.gcu.ac.uk/careers/

You will see the link on the homepage or click the ‘appointments’ box in the bottom left of the page.

Want to be a GCU Student Ambassador for 2018/19? Apply now!

19/04/2018

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The Campus Life team are recruiting NOW! You will assist with:

  • the delivery of September 2018 Freshers’ events
  • induction activity
  • our International Welcome programme
  • student enquiries at the Campus Life Desk.

For further information and an application form, visit the Campus Life webpage

Rate of Pay: £8.45 per hour

Closing date: applications must be received by 4pm, Friday 18th May

Movement Makers: Learn, Connect, Do

18/04/2018

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When: Tuesday 24th April 2018

Time: 12:30 – 4:30pm

Where: Glasgow Caledonian University

This unique event will enable people in Scotland to explore models, motivations and aspirations for social innovation. Hosted by Glasgow Caledonian University, the event will feature Social Bite’s co-founder, Josh Littlejohn, as keynote speaker, Q&A, workshops and opportunities to connect.

  • Learn how innovators start/lead a movement and stimulate social innovation
  • Have the opportunity to explore models, motivations and aspirations for social innovation
  • Hear stories of success and failure, and listen to expert advice
  • Discover movements to get involved with and volunteering/networking opportunities

More information and registration details can be found on the Melting Pot website – click here.

The Edinburgh TV Festival Talent Scheme: Information Evening

18/04/2018

TV Talent Scheme

 

When: Monday 23rd April 2018

Time: 6-8pm

Where: GMAC, 103 Trongate, Glasgow

Join the Edinburgh TV Festival Talent Schemes team to find out more about applying for The Network and Ones to Watch, as well as a chance to meet fellow TV professionals and new entrants from around Glasgow.

The Network is a free entry-level opportunity for anyone 18+ who wants to kick-start a career in TV. No experience necessary.

The deadline to apply for this scheme is Friday 27 April, so this is an ideal chance to get some last minute advice and inspiration to help you complete your application.

* A £10 deposit is required to confirm your place, but this will be refunded on attendance of the event. If you find you can no longer attend, refunds will be given up to 24 hours before the event

Email: talentschemes@thetvfestival.com to let us know. If paying the £10 upfront is difficult, please email us on the address above, and we’ll do our best to help.

Visit Eventbrite for more details and to register.