All Forthcoming Events

    Building A Brighter Future In Tech

    23 Oct - 9:30AM - 4:00PM
    posted by Careers

    Building a Better Future In Tech

    A celebration of diversity and upcoming talent. Showcasing careers available and with over 3,000 new jobs available every year, there’s plenty of scope for anyone to get involved. The day is jammed packed with the opportunity for skills building, workshops, talks and networking with business in roundtable discussions.


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    Prepare for the Fair : Workshop (Newport)

    23 Oct - 1:00PM - 2:00PM
    posted by Careers

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    In preparation of the upcoming Opportunities Fair (and any careers fair you might go to in the future!) USW Careers are delivering a workshop on preparing for the fair.

    You may like to download our Making the most of Careers Fairs Guide before you come along.

    This is a free session and we ask for you to book in below:

    Book a place here


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    Pwy yw PwC? - 'Webex' Cymraeg

    23 Oct - 3:00PM - 4:00PM
    posted by Careers

    PwC Ymunwch â ni, PwC, ar gyfer ‘sgwrs ar lein’ drwy gyfrwng y Gymraeg!

    Dewch i adnabod PwC drwy ein sgwrs ar lein – fe ddewiswn i’r amser, dewiswch chi’r lle. Cewch ddarganfod pam mai PwC yw’r dewis cyntaf ar gyfer gyrfa mewn busnes; pam fod myfyrwyr wedi pleidleisio PwC yn gyntaf ym mhlith cyflogwyr graddedigion yn y cant uchaf y ‘Times’ ers 2004; a pham y gwnewch chi deimlo yn rhan o rywbeth arbennig. Rydym ni’n cyflogi myfyrwyr o wahanol flynyddoedd addysgol ac o gefndir eang o bynciau gradd, felly mae croeso i bawb ymuno!


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    Experience Works Employer Panel

    24 Oct - 11:00AM - 12:00PM
    posted by Careers

    Experience Work Employer Panel Ever considered working in the Third Sector or getting involved in voluntary work?

    Come along and hear Voluntary sector employers talk about the volunteering opportunities available within their organisations, how voluntary experience can help you to develop skills and enhance your CV as well as the range of Graduate Career pathways within the Third Sector.


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    Experience Works - The biggest Work Experience & Volunteering Fair of the year! (Treforest)

    24 Oct - 12:00PM - 2:00PM
    posted by Careers

    Experience Works is USW’s biggest work experience and volunteering fairs which are being held at Cardiff and Treforest. This is a perfect opportunity to come and ask questions and see what positions could be available to you.

    Volunteering can make a real difference to your local community and is very rewarding. The experience gained can be used on your CV to land that dream job!


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    Placement Information Stand (Treforest)

    25 Oct - 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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    What is DevOps? Presentation from the DevOpsGuys

    25 Oct - 1:00PM - 2:00PM
    posted by Careers

    DevOpGuys logo ‘DevOps – What is DevOps’.
    DevOpsGuys – ‘What do we do’?

    Join us for this free presentation from the DevOpsGuys and find out all about DevOps from this successful employer.

    DevOpsGuys are experts in delivering practical engineering & consultancy solutions to transform and accelerate the way that organisations deliver software.

    This presentation will focus on the work they do and opportunities they have available.


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    Engineering | Futures

    25 Oct - 2:00PM - 4:00PM
    posted by Careers

    Engineering Futures

    Engineering Futures is the biggest engineering event of the year! Leading industry companies will be visiting and hosting an interactive panel giving you insight into many areas of the sector. Joining them will also be a panel of alumni graduate engineers telling you how they made a successful career.


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    Creative Experience Works - Find Work Experience & Volunteering in the Creative Sector (Cardiff)

    26 Oct - 12:00PM - 2:00PM
    posted by Careers


    Experience Works is USW’s biggest work experience and volunteering fairs which are being held at Cardiff and Treforest. This is a perfect opportunity to come and ask questions and see what positions could be available to you.

    Volunteering can make a real difference to your local community and is very rewarding. The experience gained can be used on your CV to land that dream job!


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    CANCELLED: The Teach English in China (TEIC) Programme (Treforest, Newport & Cardiff)

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

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO ILLNESS
    We will seek to reschedule it in the future.

    TEIC logo Teach English in China is a programme dedicated to sending qualified applicants to China. It is run in conjunction with CEAIE, a not for profit wing of the Ministry of Education, Beijing.


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    Prepare for the Fair : Workshop (Treforest)

    30 Oct - 1:00PM - 2:00PM
    posted by Careers

    Prepare for the Fair logo

    In preparation of the upcoming Opportunities Fair (and any careers fair you might go to in the future!) USW Careers are delivering a workshop on preparing for the fair.

    You may like to download our Making the most of Careers Fairs Guide before you come along.

    This is a free session and we ask for you to book in below:

    Book a place here


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    Placement Information Stand (Treforest)

    31 Oct - 11:00AM - 12:00PM
    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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    Volunteer in Africa with East African Playgrounds - Presentation & Drop-In (Cardiff)

    01 Nov - 10:00AM - 2:00PM
    posted by Careers

    East African Playgrounds will be hosting a presentation and drop-in in Cardiff on 1st November.

    By volunteering with East African Playgrounds on our Uganda Volunteer Project you will experience four incredible weeks. Living and volunteering within a local community to help transform a community school by building an amazing new playground from start to finish with a team of trained Ugandan builders and welders. You will also assist on our creative play programme to inspire children at a school to learn, explore and develop themselves.


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    Volunteer in Africa with East African Playgrounds - Presentation & Drop-In (Treforest)

    02 Nov - 10:00AM - 2:00PM
    posted by Careers

    East African Playgrounds will be hosting a presentation and drop-in in Treforest 2nd November.

    By volunteering with East African Playgrounds on our Uganda Volunteer Project you will experience four incredible weeks. Living and volunteering within a local community to help transform a community school by building an amazing new playground from start to finish with a team of trained Ugandan builders and welders. You will also assist on our creative play programme to inspire children at a school to learn, explore and develop themselves.


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    USA SummerCamp Presentation (Treforest)

    02 Nov - 12:00PM - 1:00PM
    posted by Careers

    A presentation about at spending the summer at camp in America.

    Summer camp gives you the opportunity to spend your summer living and working in the US, teaching American campers all the sports, hobbies and skills that you know and love. Not only will you spend every day doing what you love in the American sunshine, but you’ll get paid for it too!

    You will also meet people from around the world and spend up to a month travelling America after your contract is done. USA Summer Camp is a cultural exchange provider offering summer work experiences at over 500 summer camps in America. Food and accommodation will be provided whilst you work.


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    USA SummerCamp Presentation (Cardiff)

    02 Nov - 4:00PM - 5:00PM
    posted by Careers

    A presentation about at spending the summer at camp in America.

    Summer camp gives you the opportunity to spend your summer living and working in the US, teaching American campers all the sports, hobbies and skills that you know and love. Not only will you spend every day doing what you love in the American sunshine, but you’ll get paid for it too!

    You will also meet people from around the world and spend up to a month travelling America after your contract is done. USA Summer Camp is a cultural exchange provider offering summer work experiences at over 500 summer camps in America. Food and accommodation will be provided whilst you work.


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    Placement Information Stand (Treforest)

    07 Nov - 11:00AM - 12:00PM
    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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    The October Russian Revolution – A reflection one hundred years on

    07 Nov - 1:00PM - 8:30PM
    posted by Student News

    The centenary of the Russian Revolution marks a major opportunity for reflection across the world as the global influence of 1917 is undisputed, not least as the origins of world’s first communist state.


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    GO Wales : Information Event (Cardiff)

    07 Nov - 2:00PM - 3:00PM
    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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    GO Wales : Information Event (Glyntaff)

    08 Nov - 10:00AM - 11:00AM
    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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    GO Wales : Information Event (Newport)

    08 Nov - 2:00PM - 3:00PM
    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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    Opportunities Fair 2017 - USW Biggest Careers Fair!

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

    Opportunities Fair 2017


    Opportunities Fair

    Thursday 9 November
    11.00-3pm – Sports Centre – Treforest

    This is USW’s biggest and most popular careers event – 70+ employers and over 1500 students attending!


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    GO Wales : Information Event (Treforest)

    16 Nov - 10:00AM - 11:00AM
    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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    GO Wales : Pop-up stand (Cardiff)

    21 Nov - 12:00PM - 2:00PM
    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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    GO Wales : Pop-up stand (Glyntaff)

    22 Nov - 12:00PM - 2:00PM
    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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    GO Wales : Pop-up stand (Newport)

    22 Nov - 12:00PM - 2:00PM
    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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    GO Wales : Pop-up stand (Treforest)

    23 Nov - 12:00PM - 2:00PM
    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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    Skills Session & Drop-In – Make your CV stand out through volunteering with the OR Society

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

    The OR Society logo We all know and love the basic motivations of volunteering, we know the spiel that informs us we are part of something good and we’re making a difference to something that is usually bigger than all of us.

    If you work with individuals from a charity, then you have also heard about just how much you can change that person’s life, whether it be a child who is struggling to invest in their childhood, or an elderly person who struggles to stay sociable; spending time with these individuals is a responsible thing to do. There is a whole underworld of motivations to volunteer and pro bono OR can make them all available.


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    Unlocking the secrets of employability: Developing a positive mindset

    29 Nov - 10:00AM - 11:30AM
    posted by Careers

    Charlie Leake, non executive consultant for GradConsult is visiting USW on Wednesday 29 November and leading a session on the development of a growth mindset.

    This session is relevant to anyone who is looking to be positive in their career choices and wanting to maximise their potential in the world of work.

    In the session Charlie will help YOU to:

    • Understand mindset and how it influences your choice in early career
    • Describe your current mindset
    • Shape your mindset further to grasp opportunity and reach for success

    A must for anyone thinking about career development and fulfilment.


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