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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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    Girlguiding Cymru Drop In Cardiff

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

    Girlguiding Cymru will have a drop in stand in the “The Street”, Cardiff ATRiuM to promote their volunteering opportunities.

    Guiding is a game with a purpose. Our aim is to enable girls and young women to develop their potential and to make a difference to the world.

    We provide opportunities for girls and young women to be challenged by new adventures and experiences and take pride in their achievements also to think for themselves and make their own decisions.

    In addition to gaining skills and experiences which can be used on your CV, optional free training and qualifications are also available to all volunteers.

    There are plenty of opportunities for fun, friendship, social events and travelling.


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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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    Working in the Waste and Resources Management Industry

    27 Mar - 1:00PM - 2:30PM
    posted by Careers

    Are you interested in working in the waste and resources management Industry?

    CIWM Cymru Wales are coming to USW for an insightful talk about getting into this sector.

    As the leading professional body for resource and waste professionals, CIWM (Chartered Institution for Wastes Management) is the voice of the sector and represents over 5,000 individuals and organisations in the UK and overseas.


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    Looking for flexible work experience opportunities? GO Wales drop-in (Treforest)

    28 Mar - 9:00AM - 12:30PM
    posted by Careers

    GO Wales banner GO Wales Employability Advisers may be able to help!

    We work with all kinds of employers in Wales to create tailored, flexible work experience opportunities designed to fit around students’ other commitments.

    We source:

    • Work shadowing – up to three days of unpaid work experience observing someone in their role to understand how they do their job.
    • Work tasters – up to four weeks of unpaid work experience with the opportunity to learn about work and the working environment by observing and undertaking some tasks.
    • Work placements – four to six weeks of paid work experience getting hands-on experience or working on a project.

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    Volunteer opportunities at Home-Start RCT

    28 Mar - 10:00AM - 2:00PM
    posted by Careers

    Home Start RCT Do you have 2 to 3 hours to space a week to help a family?

    If so, please come along to our Volunteer Open Day

    Everyone welcome, please drop in between 10-2pm for a coffee and a chat to find out more about volunteering for Home-Start RCT.


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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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    Girlguiding Cymru Drop In Treforest

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

    Girlguiding Cymru will have a drop in stand in Stilts, Treforest to promote their volunteering opportunities.

    Guiding is a game with a purpose. Our aim is to enable girls and young women to develop their potential and to make a difference to the world.

    We provide opportunities for girls and young women to be challenged by new adventures and experiences and take pride in their achievements also to think for themselves and make their own decisions.

    In addition to gaining skills and experiences which can be used on your CV, optional free training and qualifications are also available to all volunteers.

    There are plenty of opportunities for fun, friendship, social events and travelling.


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    PwC Skills Session : Assessment Centres & Psychometrics

    28 Mar - 1:00PM - 2:00PM
    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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    Get out of the lab…Lean Startup can help you start your business!

    29 Mar - 9:30AM - 1:00PM
    posted by Careers

    Life Science Hub


    How Lean Startup can assist fledgling firms in the Life Sciences sector to build a better business faster

    There are a number of unique defining characteristics that make starting and growing a business in the Life Sciences Sector more challenging than any other industry.

    Many of the traditional approaches to commercialisation failed to account for the high levels of uncertainty and risk which fledgling firms face.


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    Would you like to find out more about starting a fitness business?

    29 Mar - 10:00AM - 11:00AM
    posted by Careers

    Forces Fitness logo The best way to know what it’s like to start and run a business is to ask someone who has been there and done it!

    Come and meet Big Ideas Wales Role Model – Sean Molino who has set up the multi award winning company Forces Fitness.
    The talk will take place on Wednesday 29th March, 10.00am – 11.00am in room AB006, Glyntaff.


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    Affinity Education - Classroom Opportunities #EmployerintheFoyer (Newport)

    29 Mar - 10:00AM - 3:00PM
    posted by Careers

    Affinity Education is an established Welsh education agency, who specialise in placing NQTs into suitable teaching posts. They also have opportunities such as cover supervisors, higher level teaching assistants (HLTA) and teaching assistants suitable for education and, youth and community students.

    View current vacancies on Unilife Connect


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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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    USW Information Fair & Part-time and Postgraduate Open Evening

    29 Mar - 4:00PM - 7:00PM
    posted by Careers

    It’s not too late to start university this September.

    If you are interested in starting an undergraduate or postgraduate course in September 2017 then visit us on Wednesday 29 March. At this informal event you will have the opportunity to meet course tutors, speak to support staff and take a tour of our campus.

    The event will run from 4pm until 7pm and will take place across our four locations:

    Cardiff, Newport, Pontypridd [Glyntaff], Pontypridd [Treforest]


    Please book a place below:

    Book your place


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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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    Morgan Sindall Placements in Quantity Surveying & Construction - Presentation (Treforest)

    30 Mar - 12:15PM - 1:00PM
    posted by Careers

    Morgan Sindall logo Morgan Sindall hosting a presentation at Treforest, G311 on Thursday 30th March, 12-1pm. They will be talking about their latest placement opportunities with them.

    Join Morgan Sindall for this great opportunity to hear what they have to offer and ask any questions you might have about getting involved with the industry.


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    Championing Female Talent in the Creative Industries

    31 Mar - 3:00PM - 5:00PM
    posted by Cardiff Campus

    Have your say and join us for a discussion and debate on Championing Female Talent in the Creative Industries.


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    No Limits!! - Youth and International Development

    03 Apr - 10:00AM - 4:00PM
    posted by Careers

    Aged 16-32 and interested in getting involved in international development?

    Hub Cymru Africa has organised a fun, interactive and engaging day to learn more about international development, hear voices of young activists from across the country, learn, network and meet other young people with similar interests.

    We will be running a series of interactive workshops with youth organisations on; volunteering in Wales and Africa, how to get involved in the sector and how to influence local AM’s and MP’s.

    YCARE International will host a workshop on their International Citizen Service (ICS) which is making opportunities possible for young UK volunteers to work on a one-to-one basis with their peers in Bangladesh, Togo, Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Senegal. They work together in small teams over three months to tackle social exclusion and poverty in some of the world’s poorest communities.
    Intergrate, an organisation based in Bristol will look at how youth can play an active role in amplifying their voices and agents for change in their community and globally.

    Hub Cymru Africa (HCA) is a new partnership supporting Welsh communities, charities and groups working on development projects in Africa. The aim of this conference is to increase youth engagement in the sector in Wales as well as highlighting opportunities of getting involved in Wales, UK and abroad.

    Interested?
    Register for free here


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    Volunteering with Headway Cardiff : Supporting survivors of brain injury #EmployerintheFoyer

    03 Apr - 11:00AM - 2:00PM
    posted by Careers

    Headway Cardiff are a charitable organisation supporting people affected by acquired brain injuries and their families to help them cope with the devastating changes that often follow. We have several services that volunteers can get involved in to support survivors of brain injury.

    Headway Cardiff are looking for volunteers and are hosting an information stand on:
    Monday 3 April, 11-2pm
    Glyntaff, Elaine Morgan building


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    Looking for flexible work experience opportunities? GO Wales drop-in (Treforest)

    04 Apr - 9:00AM - 12:30PM
    posted by Careers

    GO Wales banner GO Wales Employability Advisers may be able to help!

    We work with all kinds of employers in Wales to create tailored, flexible work experience opportunities designed to fit around students’ other commitments.

    We source:

    • Work shadowing – up to three days of unpaid work experience observing someone in their role to understand how they do their job.
    • Work tasters – up to four weeks of unpaid work experience with the opportunity to learn about work and the working environment by observing and undertaking some tasks.
    • Work placements – four to six weeks of paid work experience getting hands-on experience or working on a project.

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    Ward Be-Friender & Survey Support Volunteering Opportunities at the Prince Charles and Royal Glamorgan Hospital Site

    04 Apr - 10:00AM - 1:00PM
    posted by Careers

    Do you want to make a difference, gain experience, meet new people and learn new skills?

    We are looking for individuals who are reliable, friendly and can commit to making a difference, by supporting our patients.

    If you’re interested in volunteering please come along or book a space on our forthcoming induction session on
    Tuesday 4th April 2017 (10.00am-13.00pm)
    Lecture Theatre, First Floor, Prince Charles
    Hospital, Merthyr Tydfil, CF47 9DT.


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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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    "Shooting up and coming down" - Prof. Katy Holloway Inaugural Lecture

    04 Apr - 6:00PM - 8:00PM
    posted by Faculty of Business and Society

    In her inaugural professorial lecture, Professor Katy Holloway will reflect on different moments in her research career.


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    Affinity Education - Classroom Opportunities #EmployerintheFoyer (Newport)

    05 Apr - 10:00AM - 3:00PM
    posted by Careers

    Affinity Education is an established Welsh education agency, who specialise in placing NQTs into suitable teaching posts. They also have opportunities such as cover supervisors, higher level teaching assistants (HLTA) and teaching assistants suitable for education and, youth and community students.

    View current vacancies on Unilife Connect


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    Business | Futures

    03 May - 10:00AM - 2:00PM
    posted by Careers

    You are invited to the Business Futures Conference to hear employers talking about the wide range of employment opportunities available to you. They will share their own varied career success stories and provide you with advice and tips on breaking into a range of roles within increasingly diverse sectors. This will be followed by an employer exhibition, where you will be able to network with employers about a range of available internship and placement opportunities and meet the internship student ambassadors to hear their experiences.


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    Summer Careers Fair (City Hall, Cardiff)

    06 Jun - 11:30AM - 3:30PM
    posted by Careers

    Cardiff Summer Careers Fair

    Summer Careers Fair
    (Hosted by Cardiff University)

    • FREE event for all year groups, specific emphasis on those graduating in 2017, all degree disciplines welcome.
    • Over 50 student and graduate recruiters
    • Careers and employer talks
    • Careers information and support
    • CV review running throughout the event

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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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