Skills Academy

The Skills Academy is a series of seminars and workshops facilitated by the Careers and Employability team and designed by industry professionals, employers and specialist speakers investing their time to help you stand out from the crowd. Skills Academy Workshops focus on helping you develop the necessary practical skills and qualities to get ahead in the world of work, whilst you study and after you graduate.

*Whilst there will be more workshops running throughout the year, we do ask that you book your place ASAP as these workshops tend to fill up quickly and they are very popular!

Book these through Engage.

 

 

 

January 2020

 

 

Skills Academy: Winning CVs & Applications

When: Wed 22 Jan 2020, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Where: Cavendish Campus (115 New Cavendish Street)

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About: Find out how to create a winning CV, covering letter and application form that has an impact, makes a good first impression and presents your skills and qualities clearly and concisely.

 

 

Skills Academy: Beyond graduation

When: Wed 29 Jan 2020, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Where: Marylebone Campus, Marylebone Campus

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About: Many students and recent graduates approach the Careers and Employability Service looking for advice on how to decide what to do after they leave university – should they look for a job or internship, apply for further study, start their own business or travel the world? Or maybe a combination of these!

 

 

 

February 2020

 

 

Skills Academy: Disability and Employment

When: Wed 5 Feb 2020, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Where: 309 Regent Street, Regent Campus (including Wells Street building & Little Titchfield Street building)

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About: Disability and employment. You will get some top tips, have the opportunity to ask your own questions and you will also receive a list of helpful disability resources.

 

 

Skills Academy: Succeeding at Interviews

When: Tue 11 Feb 2020, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Where: 4 – 12 Little Titchfield Street, Regent Campus (including Wells Street and Little Titchfield Street)

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About: Are you ready for that interview? Nervous? Or plain petrified? Why not perfect your interview skills in this session. Find out how to make an interviewer love you, the dos and don’ts of interviews and learn how to get your skills across.

 

 

Did you know Skills Academy workshops also count towards the Westminster Employability Award?

 

Employability Award

 

New sessions will be added to Engage  when they are available and will also be added to this blog on an ongoing basis, so check back or bookmark for more dates and information!

And remember that the Careers Team is here to help you with succeeding in your employability journey! You can find our contact details below:

DL: 0207 911 5184  | E: careers@westminster.ac.ukWebsite | Facebook | Careers Blog 

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