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Career Development for PhD students

When Nov 22, 2013
from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
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This session will look at career choices for PhD students including academic and other careers.  The session will include discussion of how to translate in-depth academic knowledge into key employability skills.

This event is available by video conference with the following rooms booked across the network.  The Jabber code is 79660.

  • Inverness - G20
  • North Highland College – NHCS14 Thurso, NHCS10 Dornoch and NHCS8 Alness
  • Orkney College – OC-S4
  • Shetland College – SC –C20
  • Lews Castle College – Studio 5
  • Perth College – Studio 4 (Room 103)
  • Moray College – Room C007
  • Highland Theological College – Classroom 2
  • West Highland College – Studio 10 (Room F37)
  • Argyll College – OB9
  • Sabhal Mor Ostaig - Suite 1
  • Scottish Association for Marine Science - Suite 7

 

Contact Helen.Anton@uhi.ac.uk or 01463 279213 for further details or to book a place.

What do graduates do? What should I do?

Skills Award mandatory session
When Nov 29, 2013
from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
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This session will help students identify personal strengths and values and focus on the kind of career or work path that they would enjoy.  Using examples of UHI graduate career paths students will start to think about their own career development and identify how they can plan for and manage their careers.

This event is available by video conference with the following rooms booked across the network.  The Jabber code is 79660.

  • Inverness - A16c
  • North Highland College – NHCS14 Thurso, NHCS10 Dornoch and NHCS8 Alness
  • Orkney College – OC-S4
  • Shetland College – SC –C20
  • Lews Castle College – Studio 5
  • Perth College – Studio 4 (Room 103)
  • Moray College – Room C007
  • Highland Theological College – Classroom 2
  • West Highland College – Studio 10 (Room F37)
  • Argyll College – OB9
  • Sabhal Mor Ostaig - Suite 1
  • Scottish Association for Marine Science - Suite 7

 

Contact Helen.Anton@uhi.ac.uk or 01463 279213 for further details or to book a place.

Gaelic careers

When Dec 06, 2013
from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
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This session will include a range of speakers who have developed their careers using the Gaelic language, offering hints and tips to students and graduates looking to develop their career in this area.

This event is available by video conference with the following rooms booked across the network.  The Jabber code is 79660.

  • Inverness - G20
  • North Highland College – NHCS14 Thurso, NHCS10 Dornoch and NHCS8 Alness
  • Orkney College – OC-S4
  • Shetland College – SC –C20
  • Lews Castle College – Studio 5
  • Perth College – Studio 4 (Room 103)
  • Moray College – Room C007
  • Highland Theological College – Classroom 2
  • West Highland College – Studio 10 (Room F37)
  • Argyll College – OB9
  • Sabhal Mor Ostaig - Suite 1
  • Scottish Association for Marine Science - Suite 7

 

Contact Helen.Anton@uhi.ac.uk or 01463 279213 for further details or to book a place.

What do employers want?

This session will include an employer panel who will discuss what they look for in job applicants.
When Jan 31, 2014
from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
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This session will include an employer panel who will discuss what they look for in job applicants.

The theme of the session will be how students and graduates can develop the skills and attributes that will help them to succeed in the working world, and how to articulate these to employers.

  • Inverness - G20
  • North Highland College – NHCS14 Thurso , NHCS8 Alness, NHCS12, Dornoch
  • Orkney College – OC-S6
  • Shetland College – SC –C20
  • Lews Castle College – Studio 5
  • Perth College – Studio 5 (Room 619 Goodlyburn)
  • Moray College – AGBC110
  • Highland Theological College – Classroom 2
  • West Highland College – Studio 10 (Room F37)
  • Argyll College – OB9
  • SMO – Suite 1
  • SAMS – Suite 7
  • Jabber 79660

Stand out from the crowd

Value of volunteering
When Feb 07, 2014
from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
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This session will focus on the importance of developing the non-academic aspects of your time as a student which are much valued by employers, including volunteering activities, standing as student representatives and involvement in extra-curricular activities.

  • Inverness - G20
  • North Highland College – NHCS15 Thurso, NHCS8 Alness, NHCS12, Dornoch
  • Orkney College – OC-S6
  • Shetland College – SC –C20
  • Lews Castle College – Studio 5
  • Perth College – Room 033 Jabber Code
  • Moray College – AGBC110
  • Highland Theological College – Classroom 2
  • West Highland College – Studio 10 (Room F37)
  • Argyll College – OB9
  • SMO – Suite 1
  • SAMS – Suite 7
  • Jabber 79660

Green careers

When Feb 14, 2014
from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
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This session will bring together speakers from a range of ‘green’ career areas, including the renewables sector and sustainable development, who will discuss how students and graduates can develop a ‘green’ career.

  • Inverness - C9
  • North Highland College – NHCS15 Thurso, NHCS8 Alness, NHCS12, Dornoch
  • Orkney College – OC-S6
  • Shetland College – SC –C20
  • Lews Castle College – Studio 5
  • Perth College – Studio 5 (Room 619 Goodlyburn)
  • Moray College – AGBC110
  • Highland Theological College – Classroom 2
  • West Highland College – Studio 10 (Room F37)
  • Argyll College – OB9
  • SMO – Suite 1
  • SAMS – Suite 7
  • Jabber 79660

Developing career ideas

Skills Award mandatory session
When Feb 21, 2014
from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
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Developing career ideas - Through reflective practice

This session will discuss how students can develop career ideas through using a range of reflective practice techniques. Reflecting on experience will help students make the most of their learning, work, volunteering or work placements, and will help students find a rewarding and enjoyable career path.

  • Inverness - G20
  • North Highland College – NHCS14 Thurso, NHCS8 Alness, NHCS12, Dornoch
  • Orkney College – OC-S6
  • Shetland College – SC –C20
  • Lews Castle College – Studio 5
  • Perth College – Studio 5 (Room 619 Goodlyburn)
  • Moray College – AGBC110
  • Highland Theological College – Classroom 2
  • West Highland College – Studio 10 (Room F37)
  • Argyll College – OB9
  • SMO – Suite 1
  • SAMS – Suite 7
  • Jabber 79741

Careers in the Creative Industries

When Feb 28, 2014
from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
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This session will include a range of speakers from different creative industries, including the visual arts and music and will focus on how to develop a successful career using hints and tips from people who have already developed their career in this area.

  • Inverness - G20
  • North Highland College – NHCS14 Thurso, NHCS8 Alness, NHCS12, Dornoch
  • Orkney College – OC-S6
  • Shetland College – SC –C20
  • Lews Castle College – Studio 5
  • Perth College – Studio 5 (Room 619 Goodlyburn)
  • Moray College – AGBC110
  • Highland Theological College – Classroom 2
  • West Highland College – Studio 10 (Room F37)
  • Argyll College – OB9
  • SMO – Suite 1
  • SAMS – Suite 7
  • Jabber 79741

Interview skills

When Mar 07, 2014
from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
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Skills Award mandatory session

This session will introduce different kinds of interview, popular interview questions and practical tips on how to shine during an interview, including hints and advice from employers.

  • Inverness - G20
  • North Highland College – NHCS14 Thurso, NHCS8 Alness, NHCS12, Dornoch
  • Orkney College – OC-S6
  • Shetland College – SC –C20
  • Lews Castle College – Studio 5
  • Perth College – Studio 5 (Room 619 Goodlyburn)
  • Moray College – AGBC110
  • Highland Theological College – Classroom 2
  • West Highland College – Studio 10 (Room F37)
  • Argyll College – OB9
  • SMO – Suite 1
  • SAMS – Suite 7
  • Jabber 79741

Careers in computing

When Mar 14, 2014
from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
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This session will bring together a range of speakers working within the computing industry who will discuss how students and graduates can develop their careers in this sector.

  • Inverness - G20
  • North Highland College – NHCS14 Thurso, NHCS8 Alness, NHCS12, Dornoch
  • Orkney College – OC-S6
  • Shetland College – SC –C20
  • Lews Castle College – Studio 5
  • Perth College – Studio 5 (Room 619 Goodlyburn)
  • Moray College – AGBC110
  • Highland Theological College – Classroom 2
  • West Highland College – Studio 10 (Room F37)
  • Argyll College – OB9
  • SMO – Suite 1
  • SAMS – Suite 7
  • Jabber 79741

Making the most of your summer

When Mar 21, 2014
from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
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This session will focus on the range of opportunities available to students over the summer holidays, including placements, paid work, work experience, volunteering and travel.

  • Inverness - G20
  • North Highland College – NHCS14 Thurso, NHCS8 Alness, NHCS12, Dornoch
  • Orkney College – OC-S6
  • Shetland College – SC –C20
  • Lews Castle College – Studio 5
  • Perth College – Studio 5 (Room 619 Goodlyburn)
  • Moray College – AGBC110
  • Highland Theological College – Classroom 2
  • West Highland College – Studio 10 (Room F37)
  • Argyll College – OB9
  • SMO – Suite 1
  • SAMS – Suite 7
  • Jabber 79741

Careers in Engineering

When Apr 25, 2014
from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
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This session will include a range of speakers from different areas of engineering and will focus on how to develop a successful career using hints and tips from people who have already developed their career in this area.

  • Inverness - G20
  • North Highland College – NHCS14 Thurso, NHCS8 Alness, NHCS12, Dornoch
  • Orkney College – OC-S6
  • Shetland College – SC –C20
  • Lews Castle College – Studio 5
  • Perth College – Studio 5 (Room 619 Goodlyburn)
  • Moray College – AGBC110
  • Highland Theological College – Classroom 2
  • West Highland College – Studio 10 (Room F37)
  • Argyll College – OB9
  • SMO – Suite 1
  • SAMS – Suite 7
  • Jabber 79741

Networking: increasing your job-search potential

When May 02, 2014
from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
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This session will focus on how students and graduates can extend their job search from advertising boards and newspapers to making and using contacts and social networking.

  • Inverness - G20
  • North Highland College – NHCS14 Thurso, NHCS8 Alness, NHCS12, Dornoch
  • Orkney College – OC-S6
  • Shetland College – SC –C20
  • Lews Castle College – Studio 5
  • Perth College – Studio 5 (Room 619 Goodlyburn)
  • Moray College – AGBC110
  • Highland Theological College – Classroom 2
  • West Highland College – Studio 10 (Room F37)
  • Argyll College – OB9
  • SMO – Suite 1
  • SAMS – Suite 7
  • Jabber 79741

Options with your qualification

When May 09, 2014
from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
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This session will look at the different kinds of jobs and opportunities that are available to students graduating from an HNC, HND or degree. This will include options for work, further study and training.

  • Inverness - G20
  • North Highland College – NHCS14 Thurso, NHCS8 Alness, NHCS12, Dornoch
  • Orkney College – OC-S6
  • Shetland College – SC –C20
  • Lews Castle College – Studio 5
  • Perth College – Studio 5 (Room 619 Goodlyburn)
  • Moray College – AGBC110
  • Highland Theological College – Classroom 2
  • West Highland College – Studio 10 (Room F37)
  • Argyll College – OB9
  • SMO – Suite 1
  • SAMS – Suite 7
  • Jabber 79741

Ten things to do at university to get a job

When Oct 24, 2014
from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
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This session will identify ten things students can do while studying to give them a better chance of securing the kind of job they want after graduation.

This event is available by video conference with the following rooms booked across the network:

  • Inverness College - C9 Longman
  • Perth College - Studio 6 (Room 107 Brahan Building)
  • Moray College - Studio 9, B005
  • Shetland College - SC D 24
  • Orkney College - S3
  • Lews Castle College - Studio 5
  • SMO - VC Suite 1
  • Argyll College - Oban OB8, Campbeltown CH6
  • North Highland College - Thurso NHCS14, Alness NHCS8 (except 28/11)
  • West Highland College - F37
  • SAMS - Suite 7
  • HTC - Classroom 3/HTC 3

Teaching

When Oct 31, 2014
from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
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The focus of this session will be on how to apply for teacher training, including when to apply, what to put on the application form and how to prepare for interview.

This event is available by video conference using the Jabber code 79740 with the following rooms booked across the network:

  • Inverness College - C9 Longman
  • Perth College - Studio 6 (Room 107 Brahan Building)
    • Moray College - Studio 9, B005
    • Shetland College - SC D 24
    • Orkney College - S3
    • Lews Castle College - Studio 5
    • SMO - VC Suite 1
    • Argyll College - Oban OB9, Campbeltown CH6
    • North Highland College - Thurso NHCS14, Alness NHCS8 (except 28/11)
      • West Highland College - F37
      • SAMS - Suite 7
      • HTC - Classroom 3/HTC 3
      • NAFC Marine Centre - Lecture Theatre

      Career Development for Postgraduate students

      When Nov 14, 2014
      from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
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      Find out more about the careers choices available to Postgraduate students, including how to translate academic knowledge into key employability skills.

      This event is available by video conference using the Jabber code 79740 with the following rooms booked across the network:

      • Inverness College - C9 Longman
      • Perth College - Studio 6 (Room 107 Brahan Building)
        • Moray College - Studio 9, B005
        • Shetland College - SC D 24
        • Orkney College - S3
        • Lews Castle College - Studio 5
        • SMO - VC Suite 1
        • Argyll College - Oban OB8, Campbeltown CH6
        • North Highland College - Thurso NHCS14, Alness NHCS8 (except 28/11)
          • West Highland College - F37
          • SAMS - Suite 7
          • HTC - Classroom 3/HTC 3
          • NAFC Marine Centre - Lecture Theatre

          Understanding Graduate Training Schemes

          When Nov 28, 2014
          from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
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          Learn more about the range and value of undertaking a graduate training scheme, hear from training providers to get an idea of what they look for in applicants and how to give yourself the best chance of success.

          This event is available by video conference using the Jabber code 79740 with the following rooms booked across the network:

          • Inverness College - C9 Longman
          • Perth College - Studio 6 (Room 107 Brahan Building)
            • Moray College - Studio 9, B005
            • Shetland College - SC D 24
            • Orkney College - S3
            • Lews Castle College - Studio 5
            • SMO - VC Suite 1
            • Argyll College - Oban OB8, Campbeltown CH6
            • North Highland College - Thurso NHCS14
              • West Highland College - F37
              • SAMS - Suite 7
              • HTC - Classroom 3/HTC 3
              • NAFC Marine Centre - Lecture Theatre

              21st Century Careers - jobs in the digital age

              When Dec 05, 2014
              from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
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              Join a panel of speakers who will share their knowledge on how the internet is opening up opportunities in social media, marketing and digital careers, and to discuss the range of opportunities available in this expanding sector.

              This event is available by video conference using the Jabber code 79740 with the following rooms booked across the network:

              • Inverness College - C9 Longman
              • Perth College - Studio 6 (Room 107 Brahan Building)
                • Moray College - Studio 9, B005
                • Shetland College - SC D 24
                • Orkney College - S3
                • Lews Castle College - Studio 5
                • SMO - VC Suite 1
                • Argyll College - Oban OB16, Campbeltown CH6
                • North Highland College - Thurso NHCS14, Alness NHCS8 (except 28/11)
                  • West Highland College - F37
                  • SAMS - Suite 7
                  • HTC - Classroom 3/HTC 3
                  • NAFC Marine Centre - Lecture Theatre

                  What do employers want?

                  When Feb 06, 2015
                  from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
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                  This session will include a panel of employers who will discuss what they look for in job applicants and how students can develop skills which will help them succeed in the working world.

                  Room details below:

                  • Inverness College - D20 Longman
                  • Perth College - Studio 4 (Room S103 in Library)
                  • Moray College - Studio 9, B005
                  • Shetland College - SC D 24
                  • Orkney College - S2
                  • Lews Castle College - Studio 5
                  • SMO - VC Suite 1
                  • Argyll College - Oban OB8
                  • North Highland College - Thurso NHCS14, Alness NHCS8
                  • West Highland College - F37
                  • SAMS - Suite 7
                  • HTC - Classroom 3/HTC 3

                  How to land your perfect job

                  When Feb 20, 2015
                  from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
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                  This session will focus on how to find a job that suits you and how to sell yourself effectively in order to secure the right position.

                  Room details below:

                  • Inverness College - D20 Longman
                  • Perth College -   Studio 4 (Room S103 in Library)
                  • Moray College - Studio 9, B005
                  • Shetland College - SC D 24
                  • Orkney College - S2
                  • Lews Castle College - Studio 5
                  • SMO - VC Suite 1
                  • Argyll College - Oban OB8
                  • North Highland College - Thurso NHCS14, Alness NHCS8
                  • West Highland College - F37
                  • SAMS - Suite 7
                  • HTC - Classroom 3/HTC 3

                  Using social media to get a job

                  When Mar 06, 2015
                  from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
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                  Learn more about the benefits of using social media such as Facebook and LinkedIn to boost your career prospects.

                  Room details below:

                  • Inverness College - D20 Longman
                  • Perth College - Studio 4 (Room S103 in Library)
                  • Moray College - Studio 9, B005
                  • Shetland College - SC D 24
                  • Orkney College - S2
                  • Lews Castle College - Studio 5
                  • SMO - VC Suite 1
                  • Argyll College - Oban OB8
                  • North Highland College - Thurso NHCS14, Alness NHCS8
                  • West Highland College - F35
                  • SAMS - Suite 7
                  • HTC - Classroom 3/HTC 3

                  Preparing for work – CVs, Application Forms and Interview Skills

                  When Mar 27, 2015
                  from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
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                  Come along and find out how to best equip yourself with the tools and knowledge to succeed in the working world.

                  Room details below:

                  • Inverness College - D20 Longman
                  • Perth College - Studio 4 (Room S103 in Library)
                  • Moray College - Studio 9, B005
                  • Shetland College - SC D 24
                  • Orkney College - S2
                  • Lews Castle College - Studio 5
                  • SMO - VC Suite 1
                  • Argyll College - Oban OB8
                  • North Highland College - Thurso NHCS14, Alness NHCS8
                  • West Highland College - F37
                  • SAMS - Suite 7
                  • HTC - Classroom 3/HTC 3
                  • Jabber 79833

                  Next steps with your qualification

                  When Apr 17, 2015
                  from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
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                  This session will look at different kinds of jobs and opportunities available to students approaching graduation; suitable for students from any course.

                  Room details below:

                  • Inverness College - D20 Longman
                  • Perth College - Studio 4 (Room S103 in Library)
                  • Moray College - Studio 9, B005
                  • Shetland College - SC D 24
                  • Orkney College - S2
                  • Lews Castle College - Studio 5
                  • SMO - VC Suite 1
                  • Argyll College - Oban OB8
                  • North Highland College - Thurso NHCS14
                  • West Highland College - F37
                  • SAMS - Suite 7
                  • HTC - Classroom 3/HTC 3
                  • Jabber 79833