Skills Academy 2017: 22 May – 5 June – Employability skills training, careers advice/ information seminars and practical workshops

Welcome to the 2017 Skills Academy! Monday 22nd May to Monday 5th June

Are you looking for opportunities (graduate, internships, part time) and trying to establish your career path? Do you want to develop and enhance your skills and knowledge and gain useful practical advice and information from experts in preparation for a competitive jobs market?

A series of forty seminars and workshops have been arranged by the Career Development Centre and will be delivered by industry professionals, employers and expert speakers investing their time to help you stand out from the crowd. Come along and network, enhance your employability and learn how to make the most of your skills and experience in an increasingly competitive jobs market.

You can select any session(s) including: A day with Goldman Sachs featuring CVs, Interviews and Commercial Awareness; Networking, Public Speaking, Assessment Centres, Psychometric Online Testing, Self-Awareness, Mindfulness, Job Hunting with Social Media, Entrepreneurship careers panel, Social Sector careers panel, Leadership, Negotiation, Accessing Hidden Jobs, Video CVs and Interviews and much, much more.

This year’s featured employers include: Goldman Sachs, CIMA, IBM, Teach First, Brightsparks, The Civil Service, Greggs Plc, The Thinking Revolution, Production Base, Hey Tempo, Shaylor Group, Evolve Integral Ltd, Careercake, The Stephen Lawrence Trust and Aptitude Digital Solutions plus more.  Each participant will receive a certificate of attendance per session.

To see a full list of all seminars, dates and venues, and to confirm your place, please book on Engage.  For full details of sessions: http://blog.westminster.ac.uk/careers/2017/05/08/skills-academy-2017/

If you require further information, contact Iram Sial, Careers Consultant, i.sial@westminster.ac.uk. If you have any difficulties accessing the online information or booking please email careers@westminster.ac.uk or call 020 7911 5184.

Assael Recruitment – Part I and Part II architecture students!

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Please see the above leaflet for Architectural Assistants. Pdf version at this link: a100-recruitment-part-iii-2017

TheraPaws Visit Tues 5th May – Wellbeing for students

Therapaws are coming on campus next week as part of a University wellbeing initiative. Therapaws will be bringing 4 dogs to Marylebone where students will be able to spend some time with the animals relaxing and de-stressing whilst on campus.

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Response to student suggestion

In response to a suggestion we have received about coursework receipts please be advised that the date your coursework is submitted to the coursework lobby is displayed in SRS Web by clicking on the module you are registered on.  This confirms receipt of your work.

 

Regards,

 

ABE Registry

My Student Portal Survey

Dear Students,

Please follow the link below in order to access a short questionnaire about your Student Portal. It is very important that you fill this out to let us know of your experience of using the portal. Participation is completely anonymous, however, it is vital – so please go ahead and let us know your thoughts. At the end of the process, click “DONE”.
Thank you very much, and we hope you have fun in the process!

My Student Portal
https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/ZK2YK6D

Student Survey 2017 – Race Equality Charter

We want to hear your views on studying at Westminster and whether you think there is anything we can do to eradicate racial discrimination and advance race equality.

Please follow this link to fill out the short survey:

https://westminster.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/rec-studentsurvey2017

 

Kind regards,

ABE Registry

Publication of Final Semester 2 Exam Timetable

The Architecture and the Built Environment Faculty final exam timetable for Semester 2 examinations has been published on the timetabling page as follows

https://www.westminster.ac.uk/study/current-students/your-studies/timetables

 

Your exams will appear directly in your CMISGo timetable (where you view your teaching timetable). Please ensure that you check your timetable as changes will have been made to the timing/date of some exams.

 

If you sit your exams under Individual Examination Arrangements through Disability Services the Registry will send your individual timetable via email to your University of Westminster account by the 7th April.

 

Please ensure you check the timetable carefully for the details of the examinations for the modules you are taking.

 

Regards,

 

ABE Registry

Night Time is the Right Time competition – call for entries!

 

The Building Centre, a not for profit gallery and event space in central London promoting innovation in the built environment, has just launched an ideas competition with the Mayor of London exploring how they might better create 24-hour cities. They are seeking the small-scale interventions as well as the futuristic big ideas. There is £2,000 in prize money and the winners will be exhibited in a major exhibition and invited to join the event programme. Entries will be judged by Amy Lamé, the night Czar for London, and representatives from Pop Brixton, Legal and General, Assael Architecture and Berke Ingels Group (BIG).

 

More info: http://www.buildingcentre.co.uk/news/night-time-is-the-right-time-design-competition

 

TO FIND OUT MORE GO TO:
BUILDINGCENTRE.CO.UK/NIGHTTIME
TWITTER: @BUILDINGCENTRE

Deadline for submissions: 20 April 2017

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Procrastination impacting on your studies? Free workshop!

Free Overcoming Procrastination Workshop

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Monday 3rd April at 1:00pm- 2:30pm

The Westminster University Counselling Service, Luxborough Suite
(around the corner from the Marylebone site)

  • Learn strategies to Overcome Procrastination and get your work done
  • Based on Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
  • FREE – NHS workshop

 To book a place register at

020 7911 5000 ext 66899

Email: counselling@westminster.ac.uk

The power of London’s hidden flows – Lecture by Prof. Michael Neuman on 29/03 at 6pm!

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https://www.westminster.ac.uk/news-and-events/events/westminster-talks/professor-michael-neuman-the-power-of-londons-hidden-flows

 

Book your place here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/westminster-talks-the-power-of-londons-hidden-flows-tickets-27350439902

 

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Therapaws are coming on campus next week as part of a University wellbeing initiative. Therapaws will be bringing 4 dogs to Marylebone where students will be able to spend some time with the animals relaxing and de-stressing whilst on campus.

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