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Events for 14 July 2020 - 31 July 2020

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Life in Lockdown: A Student's Story of securing a graduate job virtually

Date: 14 July 2020
Time: 14:00

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Life in Lockdown is a series of webinar conversations with students from the University of Leeds about their experiences over the past 4 months.

This week's live Q&A session is with Kelsey Dobson. Kelsey has just graduated from Leeds with a first class degree in Management with Marketing. In this webinar, Kelsey will talk about her experience of securing her graduate scheme with Arla Foods. This was a process that was mainly undertaken online and Kelsey will talk about the experience of being recruited virtually, as well as offer hints and tips about the process.

Kelsey will also talk about a project that she undertook in lockdown, which was very close to her heart.

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Zoom Networking Event

Date: 14 July 2020
Time: 19:30

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Join us on Zoom this July for our next Networking Event!

Our networking events are informal occasions to talk about all things China with like-minded people. The events are open to those interested in applying for our programmes, enrolled candidates and our alumni alike.

We start with an hour-long information session consisting of three parts:

1. Fabienne King taught in Suzhou, and she’ll share tips about teaching in China and situations you may deal with in class. 

2. James Prescott-Kerr taught in Changzhou, and he’ll discuss cultural differences English teachers in China encounter.

3. Our Director Arnold will provide some information about our programmes, and answer any questions you may have about them.

Given the situation regarding the coronavirus, our meeting will take place online, on the video conferencing platform Zoom.




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Class of 2020: Intro to Masters Study - What You Need To Know

Date: 15 July 2020
Time: 11:00

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Thinking about a Masters in the future? Get all the key info in this online session.

In these uncertain times, it’s important that everyone explores as many options as they can when considering their options. Masters study is a great option for many, so we’re putting on this webinar aimed at final years and recent graduates to help you make an informed decision about a Masters. We’ve enlisted 5 speakers (student, support and academic) to talk to you about:

  • The step-up from UG to PG study
  • The application process
  • Finances, fees and scholarships
  • Employability benefits and considerations
  • The Masters student experience compared to UG
  • Academic support for PG students

There will also be the chance for you to ask the speakers any questions you’ve got about PG study.

The event will be held on Blackboard Collaborate, with the joining link. To enable us to track attendance, please ensure you register on MyCareer as well as following this link: JOIN.





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Class of 2020: Mock Assessment Centre

Date: 15 July 2020
Time: 13:30

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Covid-19 is going to have a significant impact on graduate vacancies in 2021 so making sure you are prepared and well-practiced for employers assessment techniques is vital. 

James Darley, CEO of Transform Society (the alliance of social impact programmes recruiting 3,500 graduates in 2021), in association with Leeds Careers Service, are offering a unique mock assessment centre event.

Students will not only learn about the selection processes of major Public Sector employers (Frontline, Police Now, Teach First, Think Ahead & Unlocked) but you will get to practice 2 of the major activities used by these and other top employers.  Finally you will hear the latest facts on the graduate market and get to ask questions to James who has over 22 years graduate recruitment experience! This is not to be missed.




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Agile & Scrum for beginners

Date: 15 July 2020
Time: 15:00

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For final year students and graduates to develop their technical knowledge. This session will be focused on SCRUM and Agile methodology.

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Have you thought about a career in tech?

Have you always been curious about what it means to work agile or in a waterfall method? Heard about Scrum before but don’t know what it means? Then join our virtual session to get introduced to these different methods and learn how important they are in the world of technology.
We know what it means as we deliver award-winning training to over 1,000 graduates each year, helping them to kick-start their career in tech.



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