Events

Careers & Employability SPECTRA programme

The Careers & Employability SPECTRA programme is a series of events including talks and workshops designed to help you progress in your career.

Keep checking this page and our social media channels to discover the spectrum of events happening at your campus.

To receive the latest updates please register at uca.jobteaser.com

(use your personal email to ensure access after graduating).

UCA Canterbury events

To view and register to upcoming Careers & Employability events please login to uca.jobteaser.com (using your personal email to ensure access after graduating).

Wednesday 23rd October

11:00 – 12:00

Tier 4 Visa for International students + Tier 1 Start-Up UCA's Scheme

A brief introduction to post study work visa options in the UK for current Tier 4 students, including UCA’s Tier 1 Graduate Entrepreneur scheme.

Library quiet study room

Wednesday 30th October

13:00 – 14:00

Developing skills employers want– getting the most out of your degree

What skills are employers looking for? What skills will you need for your professional life and how are you developing them right now? This session looks at how you can maximise your time at university and put the foundations in place for your creative career.

Library quiet study room

Wednesday 6th November

13:00 - 14:00

Job hunting in Canterbury

Are you looking for a part time job whilst you study? This session will help you prepare and give you some tips to find a role that suits you.

Library quiet study room

Wednesday 20th November

13.00 – 14.00

Teaching as a career

Want to teach? This session guides you through the different routes available and how to prepare and make an application. 

Library quiet study room

Thursday 21st November

11.30 – 13.00

Global Entrepreneurship Week, Foyer drop-in

What does it take to be an entrepreneur? Whether you are thinking of self-employment or not - entrepreneurial qualities are valuable for your professional future. 

Come to the foyer to find out more. 

Foyer

 

UCA Epsom events

To view and register to upcoming Careers & Employability events please login to uca.jobteaser.com (using your personal email to ensure access after graduating).

Tue 1st  October

12:30 – 13:30

Meet your Friendly Neighbourhood Careers Adviser

I’ll be showing you what we can do for your immediate and longer term career planning.

Foyer

Tue 8th October

12.30 - 13.00

Find a Part Time Job in and around Epsom

A practical guide to finding a part time job, including tips for putting together a basic CV to tote around town.

Library Pod 1

Tue 15th October

12.30 - 13.00

First Impressions - Creative CVs (Part 1)

A CV is the first thing an employer looks at – make sure you create a good impression.

Library Pod 1

Tue 22nd October

12.30 – 13.00

First Impressions - Creative CVs (Part 2)

A confident and focussed profile heading up your CV is a powerful way to introduce yourself to your industry. Get my take on it. 

Library Pod 1

Tue 29th October

12.30 – 13.00

Cover text for email applications
 The covering letter is dead! Long live the cover text!
Are you daunted by how and what to say in your message to recruiters for a jobs or work placements? I can help.

Library Pod 1

Wed 6th November

12:30 – 13:30

Tier 4 Visa for International students + Tier 1 UCA's Start-Up scheme 

A brief introduction to post study work visa options in the UK for current Tier 4 students, including UCA’s Tier 1 Graduate Entrepreneur scheme.

Library Pod 1

Tue 12th November

12.30 – 13.30

Teaching as a career

Want to teach?  I’ll  guide you through the essentials including applications, skills tests including teaching abroad and schools, colleges and universities.

Library Pod 1

Tue 19th November

12.00 – 13.30

Global Entrepreneurship Week

What does it take to be an entrepreneur? Whether you are thinking of self-employment or not, entrepreneurial qualities are valuable for your professional future.

Library Pod 1

UCA Farnham events

To view all upcoming Careers & Employability events and register please login to uca.jobteaser.com (using your personal email to ensure access after graduating).

Wednesday 9th October

12.30 – 13.30

Focus Your Career

A new term and a new start: meet the Farnham Careers Team. This bite-size session is crammed with tips to focus your career this year and make the most of the Careers and Employability Service.

Library Seminar Room

Tuesday 15th October

12.30 – 13.30

Tier 4 Visa for International students + Tier 1 UCA’s Start-Up scheme

A brief introduction to post study work visa options in the UK for current Tier 4 students, including UCA’s Tier 1 Graduate Entrepreneur scheme.

Room W06c

Tuesday 29th October

12.00 – 13.00

Creating a winning CV and effective cover letters
This workshop will help you develop skills to produce an effective cover letter and the best version of your CV. We’ll cover the basics and more advanced perspectives, including adapting for different audiences.

Library Seminar Room

Wednesday 30th October

14.00 – 15.00

Teaching as a career

Want to teach?  This session guides you through the essentials - including applications, skills tests, teaching abroad. It covers teaching in schools, colleges and universities.

Library Seminar Room

Wednesday

30th October

15.00 – 15.45

School Centred Teacher Training Opportunities

Are you considering teaching as a career? Maria Mezzullo and Krissy Taylor from the i2i Teaching Partnership will talk about local trainee teaching opportunities and how to gain school experience in Surrey & Hampshire for this September and beyond.

 

Library Seminar Room

Thursday 7th November

12.30 – 13.30

The right career for you
How ambitious are you? Where do your talents lie? What career best suits your personality? This interactive session explores these questions and more through a series of thought-provoking exercises.

Library Seminar Room

Monday 18th November

12.00 – 14.00

Global Entrepreneurship Week

What does it take to be an entrepreneur? Whether you are thinking of self-employment or not - entrepreneurial qualities are valuable for your professional future. Come to the library foyer to find out more.

Library Ground Floor

Wednesday 20th November

12.30 – 13.30

Beginners guide to Freelancing
According to the creative industries federation 47% of workers are freelance. This session explains how you can get started!

Library Seminar Room

UCA Rochester & Maidstone Studios Events

To view all upcoming Careers & Employability events and register please login to uca.jobteaser.com (using your personal email to ensure access after graduating).

Wed 2nd October

14.00 – 15.00

15.00 – 16.00

Find a Part Time Job in and around Rochester (2 sessions, same day)

Come along to one of these sessions for a practical guide to finding a part time job while studying at Rochester.

Xchange

Ground Floor

near the Gallery

Mon 14th October

13.00 – 14.00

The Best Version of you: Drafting your CV

Your CV is your opportunity to show clearly & concisely how you fit the role you’re applying for. Learn how to present the best version of yourself!

(LT1) Lecture Theatre 1,

Ground floor by the stairs

Wed 16th October

14.00 – 15.00

The Best Version of you: Drafting your CV

 Your CV is your opportunity to show clearly & concisely how you fit the role you’re applying for. Learn how to present the best version of yourself!

Xchange

Ground Floor

near the Gallery

Wed 23rd October

14.00-15.00

Tier 4 Visa for International Students +Start-up your Business

A brief introduction to post study work visa options in the UK for current Tier 4 students, including UCA’s Tier 1 Graduate Entrepreneur scheme.

507R Seminar Room – upper 1st floor near Library

Mon 4th November

13.00 – 14.00

Cover Letter basics
 Baffled about what to include in a cover letter? This session will give tips and advice about how to tackle it.

Xchange

Ground floor

near the Gallery

Wed 6th November

14.00 – 15.00

Cover Letter basics
Baffled about what to include in a cover letter? This session will give tips and advice about how to tackle it. 

507R Seminar Room - upper first floor near the library

Mon 11th November

13.00 – 14.00

Teaching as a career

Want to teach?  This session will guide you through the essentials including applications, skills tests including teaching abroad and schools, colleges and universities.

 

(LT1) Lecture Theatre 1, Ground floor by the stairs

 

Wed 13th November

14.00 – 15.00

Teaching as a career

Want to teach?  This session guide you through the essentials including applications, skills tests including teaching abroad and schools, colleges and universities.

 

507R Seminar Room – upper first floor nr the Library

 

Tue 19th November

12.00 – 14.00

Global Entrepreneurship Week

What does it take to be an entrepreneur? Whether you are thinking of self-employment or not, entrepreneurial qualities are valuable for your professional future. To find out more, visit the Careers table on the ground floor near reception.

 

Ground floor

 Near reception (TBC)

Contact us

Click on the tab for your campus to access Careers and Employability support.

Careers & Employability Adviser

Nikki Martin

Book an appointment online. Register on uca.jobteaser.com, using your personal email; go to the Appointments tab. Choose an available time slot and you'll receive a reminder of the appointment on the day.

For assistance in setting up an account you can ask at the Gateway Desk in the Library or email careers@uca.ac.uk.

Connect with us:

        

Gateway

Telephone: +44 (0)1227 817 314

Email: gatewaycanterbury@uca.ac.uk

Careers & Employability Adviser

Neville Kemp 

Book an appointment online. Register on uca.jobteaser.com, using your personal email; go to the Appointments tab. Choose an available time slot and you'll receive a reminder of the appointment on the day.

For assistance in setting up an account you can ask at the Gateway Desk in the Library or email careers@uca.ac.uk.

Connect with us:

        

 

Gateway

Telephone: +44 (0)1372 202 461

Email: gatewayepsom@uca.ac.uk

 

Careers & Employability Advisers

Kasia Majewska and Steven Gordon

Book an appointment online. Register on uca.jobteaser.com, using your personal email; go to the Appointments tab. Choose an available time slot and you'll receive a reminder of the appointment on the day.

For assistance in setting up an account you can ask at the Gateway Desk in the Library or email careers@uca.ac.uk.

Connect with us:

        

Gateway

Telephone: +44 (0)1252 892 709 

Email: gatewayfarnham@uca.ac.uk 

 

Careers & Employability Adviser

Jan Rowan 

Book an appointment online. Register on uca.jobteaser.com, using your personal email; go to the Appointments tab. Choose an available time slot and you'll receive a reminder of the appointment on the day.

For assistance in setting up an account you can ask at the Gateway Desk in the Library or email careers@uca.ac.uk.

Connect with us:

        

Gateway

Telephone: +44 (0)1634 888 734

Email: gatewayrochester@uca.ac.uk