All Forthcoming Events

    PwC Skills Session : Assessment Centres & Psychometrics

    20 Feb
    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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    Family Fun Day: Treforest

    20 Feb - 10:00AM - 3:00PM
    posted by Student News


    The Students’ Union will be holding Family Fun Days during half term for students and their children to have fun!


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    CV Clinic (Treforest)

    20 Feb - 1:00PM - 3:30PM
    posted by Careers

    CV icon Whether you are just starting to put together a CV or want a quick review of an existing CV book in for our new quick query service.


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    'Four Weddings and a Funeral' Film Screening

    21 Feb - 6:00PM - 8:30PM
    posted by Student News

    Join staff and students for this free screening of ‘Four Weddings and a Funeral’ on Wednesday 21st February at 6pm in the Meeting House, Treforest.


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    The Attic Project needs volunteers! - Presentation & Info Stand with VCS (Treforest)

    22 Feb - 10:00AM - 2:00PM
    posted by Careers

    During our lifetime we collect items and often we don’t know what to do with them when they are no longer needed. The Attic Project is a new service to help work with older people to help declutter their homes while providing opportunities of befriending and reminiscence.

    We are currently looking for volunteers to join our team to befriend and help people to declutter their homes while providing opportunities for reminiscence.


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    Family Fun Day: Newport

    22 Feb - 10:00AM - 3:00PM
    posted by Student News


    The Students’ Union will be holding Family Fun Days during half term for students and their children to have fun!


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    157 Welsh Regiment, Army Reserves - Employer stand & presentation (Cardiff)

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

    The 157 Welsh Regiment of the Army Reserves will be hosting an information stand and presentation at Cardiff. Come along and find out how to get recruited.


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    LinkedIn Clinics - Get help setting up a LinkedIn profile (15 min appointments, Treforest)

    27 Feb - 1:00PM - 3:30PM
    posted by Careers

    !(img-responsive pull-right){height=“300” width="260"}http://careers.southwales.ac.uk/media/files/photos/button-linkedin.jpg(LinkedIn icon)! Whether you are just starting to put together a LinkedIn profile or want a quick review of an existing LinkedIn profile in for our new quick query service.


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    Graduate and Placement Opportunities with Airbus : Presentation (Treforest)

    27 Feb - 2:00PM - 3:00PM
    posted by Careers

    Airbus Defence and Space Airbus have confirmed a presentation that will be centred around placement & graduate recruitment for Engineering, Marketing, Business and Computing students will take place in G219, Treforest between 2-3pm.


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

    28 Feb - 1:00PM - 2:00PM
    posted by Careers

    Geoff Norton and Jan Sparks (NHS Wales Informatics Service) are visiting USW to talk to graduates interested in preparing for a career in IT. They will be giving a short talk and be on hand afterwards to discuss some of the opportunities the NHS Wales informatics Service has to offer. This is intended to be of interest to all graduates, regardless of their degree course.

    Geoff is Software Development Manager for NHS Wales Informatics Service, the national organisation responsible for delivering technology and digital services across NSH Wales.


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    Human Biology Futures

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

    Human Biology Futures

    This event is an opportunity for students to hear more about some possible graduate destinations in the area of Human Biology and Life Sciences. Please join us for an informative and inspirational morning.


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    Bydd wch yn Fos / Be the Boss

    02 Mar - 9:30AM - 11:00AM
    posted by Careers

    Bydd y gweithdy hwn yn eich helpu chi i ddeall y camau y mae angen i chi eu cymryd i fod yn bennaeth arnoch chi eich hun.
    Bydd yn cyffwrdd â phynciau megis marchnata a brandio, yn ogystal â beth i’w gynnwys mewn cynllun busnes. Byddwch hefyd yn darganfod am arian, a sut i brisio eich cynhyrchion a’ch gwasanaethau.

    Archebwch nawr: wales.business-events.org.uk/cy/digwyddiadau/be-the-boss/


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    Teaching Alternatives - Alternatives to teaching in schools (Newport)

    05 Mar - 10:00AM - 12:00PM
    posted by Careers

    Teaching Alternatives logo An insight into career options for those who want to work with children and young people but not in a teaching role.

    If you want to develop a career working with children but you don’t want to teach and you’re struggling for ideas…you won’t want to miss this event. Our panel of professionals will share with you their own experiences and give you an insight into the broad range of non-teaching jobs where the focus is still on working with or on behalf of children.

    Panellists will be representing the following organisations:

    • Aneurin Bevan Health Board – Public Health Team
    • Wales Pre School Providers Association
    • Homestart in Wales
    • Graffeg Publishing
    • Private Sector Entrepreneur – Nursery Owner

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    Volunteer in the Cook Islands and Fiji with Travel Teacher (Treforest & Cardiff)

    05 Mar - 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    posted by Careers

    Travel Teacher makes volunteering abroad more ethical, meaningful and educational, we want travel to change you in ways that you have never imagined. Volunteering with Travel Teacher is just about the most inspiring thing you could do. Experience island life and make a difference to children and communities living in hardship.

    Aside from making a difference, you’ll have the biggest, most rewarding adventure of your life. Volunteer in Fiji and The Cook Islands.


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    Job Fair - RCT Council & Partners

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

    Rhondda Cynon Taf Council will be hosting another FREE Jobs Fair on Tuesday, 6th March 2018 at the Muni Arts Centre, Pontypridd.

    The Jobs Fair will coincide with National Apprenticeship Week, where employers and apprentices from across Wales will come together to celebrate the success of apprenticeships whilst encouraging even more people to choose apprenticeships as a pathway to a great career.

    The event will offer the ideal opportunity for prospective employees to find out more about the apprenticeships, graduate schemes and other vacancies on offer, both within the Council and in the host of private and public sector companies who will be in attendance.


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    Hugh | James Solicitors Open Day

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

    On Tuesday 6 March, we’re opening our doors and letting you in to experience life at Hugh James. You’ll have the opportunity to meet our current trainees and solicitors who will talk you through their own experiences, many of which were offered positions after attending our previous careers events.

    You’ll also meet key members of staff including our training principal, Gwen Evans, and HR Director, Di Brooks. They will be able to answer any questions you may have about our recruitment process, placement schemes and career opportunities.

    You’ll also have the option to take a tour of our Cardiff office where you’ll be able to see firsthand the environment we work in. Hugh James is an equal opportunities employer.


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    Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water - Graduate Opportunities - Presentation & Info Stand (Glyntaff)

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

    Dwr Cymru / Welsh Water

    Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water are recruiting for their graduate programme and have opportunities for graduates with degrees in a wide range of subject areas. They are coming on campus to host a presentation and information stand.

    We are looking for business minded, innovative, driven and above all talented individuals who aspire to be our leaders of the future.
    Our fast paced programme will ensure that no two days are the same and will provide a safe yet challenging learning environment to develop your knowledge, skills and experience. Honing and developing your natural leadership and management ability.

    Attracting individuals who want to be our leaders of the future is key to ensuring that we make sure that we don’t just give great service today, but we are able to this for generations to come.


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    CV Clinic (Treforest)

    06 Mar - 1:00PM - 3:30PM
    posted by Careers

    CV icon Whether you are just starting to put together a CV or want a quick review of an existing CV book in for our new quick query service.


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    < Tech / Futures >

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

    IT professionals can work in any sector or industry, roles within IT are just as diverse.

    Tech Futures offers all 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.

    This event is open to all IT students and to anyone interested in IT.


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    Rhondda Cynon Taf Council Graduate Scheme 2018 - Presentation & Info Stand

    08 Mar
    posted by Careers

    On 8th March 2018, Rhondda Cynon Taf Council will be visiting University of South Wales to promote their 2018 Graduate Scheme.

    Officers from the Council’s Employment, Education & Training Team will be delivering a brief presentation on the Scheme’s background, this year’s opportunities, the application process and what to expect as a graduate in large, diverse and forward-thinking local authority. They will also be on-hand after the presentation to answer any questions you may have. The presentation will take place in the Treforest Library Training Room between 12-1PM.


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    GO Wales : Pop-up stand (Cardiff)

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

    GO Wales banner Looking for Work Experience? 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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    Global Choices Guest Speaker: Lord Kerr talks about 'Life after Brexit'

    09 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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    Looking to teach in China? Opportunity China comes to USW

    12 Mar - 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    posted by Careers

    *Opportunity China is a gateway for educators, English teachers, university lecturers and students to find exciting and enriching opportunities in China.*

    We pride ourselves on offering a professional and personalised service to all candidates, right from their initial application through to beginning their dream opportunity in China.


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    LinkedIn Clinics - Get help setting up a LinkedIn profile (15 min appointments, Treforest)

    13 Mar - 1:00PM - 3:30PM
    posted by Careers

    !(img-responsive pull-right){height=“300” width="260"}http://careers.southwales.ac.uk/media/files/photos/button-linkedin.jpg(LinkedIn icon)! Whether you are just starting to put together a LinkedIn profile or want a quick review of an existing LinkedIn profile in for our new quick query service.


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    Alert Logic presentation (Treforest)

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

    Alert Logic is the leading provider of Security-as-a-Service solutions for cloud, hybrid and on premises data centre infrastructure. Fully managed by a team of experts, the Alert Logic product suite delivers the deep security insight and continuous protection needed to protect a company’s most sensitive data.

    Alert Logic provides 24×7 network, system and application protection for over 4,000 organizations worldwide. With a European HQ in Cardiff, Alert Logic employs over 150 highly skilled people in the UK including Security Analysts, Software Engineers, UX Designers, and Technical Product Specialists.


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    Rhondda Cynon Taf Council Civil Engineering Graduate Scheme 2018 - Presentation

    15 Mar
    posted by Careers

    On 15th March 2018, Rhondda Cynon Taf Council will be visiting University of South Wales to promote their 2018 Civil Engineering Graduate Scheme.

    Officers from the Council’s Employment, Education & Training Team will be delivering a brief presentation on the Scheme’s background, this year’s opportunities, the application process and what to expect as a graduate in large, diverse and forward-thinking local authority. They will also be on-hand after the presentation to answer any questions you may have. The presentation will take place in the Room G310 between 1pm and 2pm.


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    Commercial | Futures

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



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    You are invited to attend the Commercial Futures events on Thursday 15th March. A broad range of professionals will be here to talk to you about their varied career journeys, the organisation they work for, the graduate skills they are looking for, and current sector trends.

    This is a fantastic opportunity to learn about the broad range of careers in the commercial sector.

    Watch this space as we confirm the organisations and speakers that will be taking part!


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    Aldi information stand about job vacancies - Treforest

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

    Join Aldi for an information stand in Treforest, Library, to discuss their job vacancies

    Aldi offers Industrial Placement Schemes across General Management, Buying, eCommerce and IT. Students can gain valuable experience and be better placed for advancement onto our Area Manager Programme.

    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.


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    GO Wales : Pop-up stand (Treforest)

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

    GO Wales banner Looking for Work Experience? 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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    Work Placements & Volunteering Opportunities with GAVO (Newport)

    21 Mar - 10:30AM - 1:00PM
    posted by Careers
    Come and meet with Gwent Association of Voluntary Organisations (GAVO) to find work placements & volunteering opportunities with them.

    GAVO was established in 1927 and is now the longest-standing and largest County Voluntary Council in Wales.

    A perfect opportunity to ask questions and get a work placement or volunteering position. More
    about GAVO


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    Postgrad Open Evenings information stands (Treforest)

    17 Apr - 12:00PM - 2:00PM
    posted by Careers

    An Open Evening is the ideal way for prospective students to find out more about part-time and postgraduate courses. Attendees will have the chance to talk to our academic staff, and find out about other aspects of studying such as student finance and scholarships.

    The Open Evening will be running at each of the USW campuses.

    Anyone interested in attending the Open Evening can book via the University of South Wales website.


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    Postgrad Open Evenings information stands (Treforest)

    18 Apr - 12:00PM - 2:00PM
    posted by Careers

    An Open Evening is the ideal way for prospective students to find out more about part-time and postgraduate courses. Attendees will have the chance to talk to our academic staff, and find out about other aspects of studying such as student finance and scholarships.

    The Open Evening will be running at each of the USW campuses.

    Anyone interested in attending the Open Evening can book via the University of South Wales website.


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    Professional Psychology | Futures

    21 May
    posted by Careers

    Brain juggle You are invited to attend the Professional Psychology Futures events on Monday 21 May. A range of professionals will be here to talk to you about their varied career journeys, the organisation they work for and current sector trends.

    This is a fantastic opportunity to learn about the careers that you’re interested in from the people doing the job now.


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