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Beyond the Classroom: Alternative Careers in Education

Date: 09 May 2017
Time: 17:00

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This Alternative Careers in Education event is your opportunity to gain a greater understanding of the different roles in Education available beyond the obvious route into Teaching. 

We will have guests in who work in pastoral support, information advice and guidance, forest schools, arts education, librarianship, education for offenders, disability support, school business management and therapeutic support. 

If any of these areas sound interesting to you and you would like to learn more then come along!

Through the two hour session you will have the opportunity to speak to as many of the guests as you like as well as learn more about the work that they do and how they got there. 

All students and graduates welcome.

The event takes place between 5-7pm on the 12th floor of the Marjorie and Arnold Ziff building on Tuesday 9th May.



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The Physics and Maths of Computer Games and Special Effects

Date: 10 May 2017
Time: 12:30

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The University of Leeds in Partnership with the White Rose Industrial Physics Academy (WRIPA)


DO YOU WANT TO KNOW HOW TO CREATE REALISTIC SPECIAL EFFECTS IN COMPUTER GAMES AND FILM?

Dr Jon Purdy, Manager of the Hull Immersive Virtual Environment (HIVE), will be giving an overview of how maths and physics is used to create special effects such as a soft body world in which the player runs, jumps and swings through different levels, solving many physics based puzzles and challenges along the way.

The work of HIVE is to provide a base for state of the art virtual reality and visualization equipment. Jon has a PhD in physics and a background in real time simulation.






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Placement Year Finance Session

Date: 10 May 2017
Time: 13:00

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Location:  Electrical Engineering Agilent LT 1.52

If you are going out on a placement year in 2017/18 then this session is for you.


Sarah Metcalf from the Funding Team at the University of Leeds will be running this information session all about placement year finances, and there will be an opportunity for you to ask any questions you may have.

The session will include:

  • Advice on applying for your student loan
  • Information on tuition fees and maintenance loan
  • Unpaid placements in the voluntary or public sectors- possible financial support
  • Travel Grant
  • Working in London
  • Working abroad
  • Accommodation
  • LUU support
  • Your Placement Year guide

 





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CVs for Jobs Outside Academia. Presented by Clair Souter

Date: 17 May 2017
Time: 10:00

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This session will help you to look at how to refocus your CV for jobs outside academia. We will look at different CV styles/approaches and there will be an opportunity to share and get feedback on a CV that you anticipate using for a non academic post - even it is still under construction!



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Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures “Life after Leeds Programme for Finalists"- TWO DAY EVENT

Date: 23 May 2017
Time: 09:30

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TWO DAY EVENT - PLEASE ATTEND BOTH 23 MAY AND 24 MAY 2017

Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures “Life after Leeds Programme for Finalists”


 

In partnership with expertise from across the University, graduate recruiters, and our extensive alumni network, this programme will help to develop your skills, strategies and techniques and help you with your transition in to employment or further study.

 

Sessions will include:

 

  • Insight into the local and national job market for graduates
  • Developing and maintaining resilience to cope with the demands of job hunting
  • Using social media to boost your chances of success
  • The Alumni Network and mentoring
  • Mock interviews
  • Hands-on experience of writing CVs and applications
  • Insight into how assessment centres work (and what it takes to pass them)
  • Networking with graduate recruiters and alumni

 

If you still haven't decided what you want to do once you graduate or are overwhelmed with the possibilities and don't know where to start then this is the event for you.

 

This programme will work with you to identify what you need and provide concrete outcomes such as completed CVs, letters of application, and mock interview experience to strengthen your job applications.





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