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LTA Connect: Employability and Careers: the Highlands and Islands context

This webinar argued for the importance of geographical context when considering careers and employability

When Oct 26, 2017 to Oct 26, 2017
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Outline

This webinar argued for the importance of geographical context when considering careers and employability, and looked at how an understanding of the geographical context of the University of the Highlands and Islands is vital for supporting our students in their employment journeys. The webinar was presented by Rosie Alexander who is the university’s careers manager, and drew on her practical experience of supporting students and graduates of the university. The webinar also drew from her PhD research into the topic of geographical location and careers and employability.

Learning and Teaching Enhancement Values

This webinar maps to the following Learning and Teaching Enhancement Values:

  • Learning for employment
  • Supporting the learner as an individual

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Presenter

Until Dece,ber 2017, Rosie Alexander was Careers Manager at the University of the Highlands and Islands. She is undertaking PhD research into the topic of geographical location and careers and employability.