All Forthcoming Events

    Part-time Jobs in Principality Stadium from PMP Recruitment #EmployerintheFoyer (Treforest)

    28 Feb - 11:00AM - 2:00PM
    posted by Careers

    PMP Recruitment will be at Treforest Library, Ground floor, Monday & Tuesdays throughout January (Monday & Tuesdays, 11-2pm) with Part-time jobs at the Principality Stadium, Cardiff.

    PMP Recruitment require Bar & Hospitality staff to work at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff City Centre on the following dates:-

    • Friday 10th March 2017 – Rugby
    • Saturday 15th April 2017 – Rugby
    • Wednesday 21st June – Concert
    • Friday 30th June – Concert
    • Tuesday 11th July – Concert
    • Saturday 22nd July – Speedway

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    Teaching Recruitment Fair

    28 Feb - 12:00PM - 2:00PM
    posted by Careers

    !(img-responsive)http://careers.southwales.ac.uk/media/files/photos/teaching-fair-banner.jpg(Teaching Fair Tuesday 28 February 12-2pm, A Floor Exhibition Space, Newport City Campus )!

    Your opportunity to meet local and national education recruitment (supply) agencies in one place at one time!

    Specialist education recruitment agencies offer long and short term opportunities in schools. And can be one of the ways to gain additional experience and to work in an area with limited opportunities.

    Choosing the right supply agency for you means asking the right questions. Find out how they work, how they pay, what schools they work with and what they can offer you.


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    Teaching Recruitment Fair

    28 Feb - 12:00PM - 2:00PM
    posted by Newport City Campus

    Your opportunity to meet local and national education recruitment (supply) agencies in one place at one time!


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    FREE Stress Control Course

    01 Mar to 05 Apr
    posted by Health Service

    Learn skills to help control your stress and anxiety


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    < Cyber / Futures >

    01 Mar - 12:00PM - 4:00PM
    posted by Careers

    Cyber Futures offers all Computing students an opportunity to network with top employers to gain an invaluable insight into the careers and employment opportunities available within the sector and to increase awareness of the rapidly changing landscape.


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    Criminal Justice | Futures

    01 Mar - 1:00PM - 4:00PM
    posted by Careers

    Careers & Employability in partnership with HASS bring you a careers event focused on opportunities within the Criminal Justice sector.

    • An opportunity to engage and network with professionals working across the sector.
    • Consider how to make those first steps in carving out a career in this sector.

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    Military Intelligence Services #EmployerInTheFoyer (Treforest)

    02 Mar - 11:00AM - 3:00PM
    posted by Careers

    Come along to meet representatives from the Military Intelligence services and find out about qualifications, licences, travel and pay.


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    Careers Drop-In : Help & Advice, no appointment necessary! (Glyntaff)

    02 Mar - 11:00AM - 2:00PM
    posted by Careers

    Careers Drop In Not sure what to do after your degree? Need a CV check?
    Don’t know where to find graduate jobs?

    Call at the Careers Drop-In for answers to these questions and many more…no appointment necessary!


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    Global Choices Guest Speaker: Paul Bell talks about 'Winning Hearts and Minds: Communications and Psychological Warfare'

    02 Mar - 12:00PM - 1:00PM
    posted by Student News

    The Global Choices series of public lectures is delivered by leading artists, diplomats, politicians and campaigners. The lectures address some of the most complex and pressing challenges facing the world today and ask questions of people who have been witness to and, in some cases, participants in major world events.


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    Selling yourself online: Using Social Media to Enhance your Employability (Newport)

    03 Mar - 12:00PM - 2:00PM
    posted by Careers

    Using Social Media as a job search tool is often overlooked. When used effectively social media can provide essential insight into organisations, roles, recruitment processes and the key skills employers are looking for.


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    Selling yourself online

    03 Mar - 12:00PM - 2:00PM
    posted by Newport City Campus

    Using Social Media to Enhance your Employability


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    Teaching Alternatives

    06 Mar - 9:30AM - 11:30AM
    posted by Careers

    Teaching Alternatives logo Teaching Alternatives aims to provide information about education-related careers other than teaching in mainstream schools. This event will give students the opportunity to gain valuable insight into the careers and employment opportunities available and to increase awareness of the rapidly changing landscape.

    It will be particularly useful for:

    • Students and recent graduates drawn towards an educational role but not sure that mainstream teaching Is for them.
    • Trainee and qualified teachers seeking to move to a different role in education.

    Some types of teaching we will cover:

    • Coaching
    • Training
    • Teach at home
    • Nannying
    • Activities
    • Your suggestions!

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    SuperStars & Ignite+Inspire paid work in Primary Schools #EmployerInTheFoyer (Treforest)

    07 Mar - 11:00AM - 3:00PM
    posted by Careers

    SuperStars & Ignite+Inspire offer fantastic paid opportunities to work in Primary Schools across both South Wales and South West England.

    SuperStars, formed in 2006 currently provide Sports Coaches (PE) and Subject Specialists in Art, Music and Drama to help raise standards and lead lessons in over 250 primary schools. We offer Part Time, flexible roles that can fit around your University commitments as well as Full Time positions for graduates or students taking a Gap Year.


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    Preparing for a career in Software Development and IT - NHS Wales Informatics Service (Presentation & Drop-In)

    07 Mar - 12:00PM - 1:00PM
    posted by Careers

    Geoff Norton (Software Development Manager at NHS Wales Informatics Service) is giving a short talk to graduates to prepare them for a career in Software Development and Information Technology PLUS an information stand after in J Block foyer

    Geoff’s talk will include the following topics:-

    • Practical hints and tips on how to prepare for interviews and assessments.
    • What to look for in a good employer.
    • Graduates and undergraduate opportunities at NHS Wales and the tools, technologies and projects we work with.

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    Assessment Centre: Developing your team working and problem solving skills (Newport)

    07 Mar - 12:30PM - 1:30PM
    posted by Careers

    Join us for an hour long workshop that simulates the type of task you may encounter in an assessment centre for a graduate job. As well as immersing yourself in a real life problem, you will have chance to reflect on your team working and communication skills.


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    Job Fair RCT Council & Partners

    08 Mar - 10:00AM - 6:00PM
    posted by Careers

    Job Fair RCT Council & Partners

    Come along and speak to employers about

    • Apprenticeships
    • Graduate Schemes
    • Other Vacancies

    There will be a number of leading companies attending the event, such as; GE, Tesco, Aldi, BBC, Welsh Water, BT, Morgan Sindall, NHS the Welsh Assembly Government, and many more, to highlight what opportunities they have for young people, including Apprenticeships, Graduate posts and vacancies.

    RCT Council will also have a stand to highlight what new Apprenticeship and Graduate posts will be available this year.


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    Selling yourself in person

    08 Mar - 12:00PM - 1:00PM
    posted by Careers

    Join us over lunch to get top tips on how to sell yourself to potential employers.
    We will ask you to prepare a pitch to test out at the end of the session, where you will get feedback from the group.


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    Assessment Centre: Developing your team working and problem solving skills (Treforest)

    08 Mar - 1:00PM - 2:00PM
    posted by Careers

    Join us for an hour long workshop that simulates the type of task you may encounter in an assessment centre for a graduate job. As well as immersing yourself in a real life problem, you will have chance to reflect on your team working and communication skills.


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    Learn to code with PwC

    08 Mar - 1:00PM - 3:00PM
    posted by Careers

    Have you ever wanted to learn how to code or create a new business venture? Coding and innovation are becoming increasingly important skills in today’s world and could lead to endless possibilities in your career. We will teach you the basics of front end web development through an interactive coding workshop, and introduce you to some key innovation tools and techniques which will help you to develop new ideas or opportunities more effectively in the future.

    You don’t need to be studying an IT or Computer Science degree to learn how to code. In fact, this session is aimed at any students who are interested in finding out more about innovation and coding.


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    Jobs with Podpads at over 50 festivals across UK & Europe #EmployerintheFoyer (Treforest)

    09 Mar - 11:00AM - 3:00PM
    posted by Careers

    Podpads need crew to work on boutique camping accommodation sites at over 50 festivals and events across the UK & Europe. Work is available from May to September 2017.

    Field Events LTD. will be promoting Podpads opportunities at Stilts restaurant, Treforest at this drop in.


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    SuperStars & Ignite+Inspire paid work in Primary Schools #EmployerInTheFoyer (Cardiff)

    09 Mar - 11:00AM - 3:00PM
    posted by Careers

    SuperStars & Ignite+Inspire offer fantastic paid opportunities to work in Primary Schools across both South Wales and South West England.

    SuperStars, formed in 2006 currently provide Sports Coaches (PE) and Subject Specialists in Art, Music and Drama to help raise standards and lead lessons in over 250 primary schools. We offer Part Time, flexible roles that can fit around your University commitments as well as Full Time positions for graduates or students taking a Gap Year.


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    Assessment Centre: Developing your team working and problem solving skills (Cardiff)

    09 Mar - 1:00PM - 2:00PM
    posted by Careers

    Join us for an hour long workshop that simulates the type of task you may encounter in an assessment centre for a graduate job. As well as immersing yourself in a real life problem, you will have chance to reflect on your team working and communication skills.


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    Concept Canvas - Have you got a business idea? (Newport)

    10 Mar - 12:00PM - 1:00PM
    posted by Careers

    Do you have a business idea that you would like to test, or have lots of ideas but not sure what to do or where to go?

    Then come along to this workshop where we will have some fun testing ideas on the Concept Canvas! whether you want to set up your own business, or dip your toe into some creative ideas, this session will allow you the freedom to do just that !


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    Teaching English as a Foreign Language in China with eTEFL - Presentation & Drop-In (Cardiff)

    13 Mar - 11:00AM - 5:00PM
    posted by Careers

    eTEFL will be giving a presentation and attending a drop-in session in Cardiff with information about Teaching English as a Foreign Language in China.

    Teaching English in China is a superb opportunity for those of you who want a challenge in a new, exciting environment. You’ll get the chance to study Chinese, work as an English teacher and travel the country during the holidays.


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    Huge James Solicitors : Open Day

    14 Mar - 10:00AM - 1:00PM
    posted by Careers

    Hugh James Logo Find out more about training contracts, paralegal roles and what it’s like to work for Hugh James. Meet current trainees and solicitors, listen to talks from them, our Training Principal and HR Director.


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    Encountering Wild Places with Mags MacKean

    14 Mar - 6:00PM - 8:00PM
    posted by Faculty of Life Sciences and Education

    USW Lecture presents a joint event with RGS-IBG.


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    Encountering Wild Places with Mags MacKean

    14 Mar - 6:00PM - 8:00PM
    posted by Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Science

    USW Lecture presents a joint event with RGS-IBG.


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    Global Governance Futures

    15 Mar - 11:00AM - 1:00PM
    posted by Careers

    Global Governance Futures logo

    Interested in a career that allows you to work on matters of peace & security? Environment & sustainable development? The global economy and justice? Forward thinking and innovation?

    There is high demand for graduates with an in-depth understanding of the intertwined activities of states, businesses and nongovernmental organisations. Come along to Global Governance Futures to find out more!


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    Jobs with Podpads at over 50 festivals accross UK & Europe #EmployerintheFoyer (Cardiff)

    16 Mar - 11:00AM - 3:00PM
    posted by Careers

    Podpads need crew to work on boutique camping accommodation sites at over 50 festivals and events across the UK & Europe. Work is available from May to September 2017.

    Field Events LTD. will be promoting Podpads opportunities at Atrium, The Street, Cardifft at this drop in.


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    Aldi Skills Session - Video interview hints and tips (Treforest)

    16 Mar - 12:00PM - 1:00PM
    posted by Careers

    Aldi is one of the UK’s leading graduate recruiters and is currently ranked 2nd in The Times Top 100. On Thursday 16th March, come and find out from one of our Graduate Area Managers about how to succeed in video interviewing and listen to hints and tips on how to get through the Aldi Video Interviewing process.

    Aldi will also give details on their graduate and placement opportunities.


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    Want to Freelance? (Cardiff)

    16 Mar - 12:00PM - 2:00PM
    posted by Careers

    This workshop will seek to explore the benefits of freelancing. It will help you to identify the skills you have gained through your studies and other experiences that could be sold as freelance services.

    You will reflect on the benefits of freelancing, some of the key considerations required I taking a business idea forward and signpost you to help and support with Business Start-up.


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    Introduction to Budgets for 21st Century Managers

    16 Mar - 12:00PM - 2:00PM
    posted by Careers

    Join us over lunch to learn the basics and tools used in preparing budgets in the workplace.
    You will be asked to prepare a basic budget which could help you manage your personal finances too!


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    Volunteering abroad and Internship programmes presentation with Travel Teacher (Treforest)

    16 Mar - 1:00PM - 2:00PM
    posted by Careers

    Travel Teacher will be giving a presentation about their volunteering and Internship programmes abroad at Treforest, B108.

    Travel Teacher combines education and exploration, providing students with exceptional access to international experiences through our two engagement pathways – Volunteering abroad and Internship programmes.


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    Global Choices Guest Speaker: Rt Hon Jack Straw talks about 'What's the point of British foreign policy?'

    16 Mar - 1:00PM - 2:00PM
    posted by Student News

    The Global Choices series of public lectures is delivered by leading artists, diplomats, politicians and campaigners. The lectures address some of the most complex and pressing challenges facing the world today and ask questions of people who have been witness to and, in some cases, participants in major world events.


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    Volunteering abroad and Internship programmes presentation with Travel Teacher (Cardiff)

    16 Mar - 4:00PM - 5:00PM
    posted by Careers

    Travel Teacher will be giving a presentation about their volunteering and Internship programmes abroad at Atlantic House, Cardiff.

    Travel Teacher combines education and exploration, providing students with exceptional access to international experiences through our two engagement pathways – Volunteering abroad and Internship programmes.


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    FBS: Placements Information Stand (Treforest)

    21 Mar - 11:00AM - 1:00PM
    posted by Careers

    Looking for advice on finding a work placement?

    Come along and meet your faculty placement adviser and get advice on finding Placements and Internships or what to do if you’ve already found one.


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    Global Choices Guest Speaker: Dyfrig John (CBE) talks about 'BREXIT - Where are we now?'

    23 Mar - 12:00PM - 1:00PM
    posted by Student News

    The Global Choices series of public lectures is delivered by leading artists, diplomats, politicians and campaigners. The lectures address some of the most complex and pressing challenges facing the world today and ask questions of people who have been witness to and, in some cases, participants in major world events.


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    Selling yourself in person

    27 Mar - 12:00PM - 1:00PM
    posted by Careers

    Join us over lunch to get top tips on how to sell yourself to potential employers.
    We will ask you to prepare a pitch to test out at the end of the session, where you will get feedback from the group.


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    PWC Skills Session : Assessment Centres & Psychometrics (Presentation & Drop ins)

    28 Mar - 11:00AM - 3:30PM
    posted by Careers

    What’s included in an assessment day or assessment centre?
    This is an interactive session which provides you with an insight into assessment methods commonly used on assessment days, including the opportunity to undertake a group exercise and psychometric tests.
    Please bring a calculator to the session.

    Open to all students.


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    PwC Drop ins at Treforest

    28 Mar - 11:00AM - 3:30PM
    posted by Careers

    PwC will be available to talk to at one of the following drop ins about their company, graduate opportunities and placements:

    11-12pm & 2-3.30pm
    Ground floor, Library, Treforest.

    Book an email reminder here:

    Book a reminder for the drop in


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    Global Choices Guest Speaker: Bindi Karia talks about 'Technology Ecosystems: Collaboration vs Competition'

    29 Mar - 12:00PM - 1:00PM
    posted by Student News

    The Global Choices series of public lectures is delivered by leading artists, diplomats, politicians and campaigners. The lectures address some of the most complex and pressing challenges facing the world today and ask questions of people who have been witness to and, in some cases, participants in major world events.


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    Nursing Times Careers Fair (Bristol)

    30 Mar - 10:00AM - 4:00PM
    posted by Careers

    Helping you become the best nurse you can be

    Attend Nursing Times Careers Live in Bristol and you will have the opportunity to meet with employers from across the country with immediate vacancies to fill.

    You can also attend the free conference programme where you will hear from role models and healthcare experts who can support your career decisions; and give you the power to carve out a rich, rewarding and varied career.

    Tickets are free for all nurses and student nurses – register here


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    FCI: Placements Information Stand (Cardiff)

    04 Apr - 11:00AM - 1:00PM
    posted by Careers

    Looking for advice on finding a work placement?

    Come along and meet your faculty placement adviser and get advice on finding Placements and Internships or what to do if you’ve already found one.


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    Global Choices Guest Speaker: Lord Williams of Baglan talks about 'UN Insider'

    15 Jun - 6:30PM - 7:30PM
    posted by Student News

    The Global Choices series of public lectures is delivered by leading artists, diplomats, politicians and campaigners. The lectures address some of the most complex and pressing challenges facing the world today and ask questions of people who have been witness to and, in some cases, participants in major world events.


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