Birmingham City University
Birmingham City University
How do you get the skills that employers want – and then prove that you've got them? Our new twice-yearly Employability Challenge events give all our students two weeks to develop and demonstrate their employability and are the perfect place to hone those crucial skills. at Birmingham City University

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Employability Challenge Week

University event offered by Birmingham City University

Event Summary:

How do you get the skills that employers want – and then prove that you've got them? Our new twice-yearly Employability Challenge events give all our students two weeks to develop and demonstrate their employability and are the perfect place to hone those crucial skills.

Full Event Details:

We want to give students every chance to gain the skills and experiences to make them
stand out from the crowd. All the activities and events are designed to build skills in four key areas: career development, entrepreneurship thinking, effective communication skills, and professionalism in the workplace.

Date and time: w/c 2 November 2015 and w/c 29 February 2016

Campus: City Centre

Suitable For:

Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 4 (Students aged 14-16)
Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 5 (Students aged 16-18)

Duration:

Full Day

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Minimum number of students:

1

Institution Profile:

With around 24,000 students from 80+ countries, Birmingham City University is a large, diverse and popular place to study. We put students at the heart of everything we do, giving them the best opportunities for future success.

The University has an enviable reputation for providing quality, student-focused education in a professional and friendly environment. Our superb courses, state-of-the-art facilities, first-rate staff, and focus on practical skills and professional relevance is producing some of the country’s most employable graduates.

We put £270 million into the regional economy and support thousands of jobs in the area. We’re investing £260 million in our estate, including a major expansion of our City Centre Campus at Eastside, providing students with an excellent range of facilities.

Our staff and student community is defined by our core values, which outline who we are as a university and how we will work with each other. Our core values are Excellence, People Focused, Partnership Working and Fairness and Integrity.

Working with schools and colleges

Our experienced Student Recruitment team can provide activities tailored to the needs of your learners, raising their awareness of higher education and helping them make an informed decision about university study.

We offer a range of services to schools and colleges, from group bookings for open days to workshops and training opportunities for staff. Providing activities for students from Year 7 right the way through to Year 13, we are particularly proud of our pre-16 visit days and post-16 events where our student ambassadors play a vital part in acting as role models to their younger peers. We also provide a number of masterclasses for a wide range of our subject areas; giving your learners a hands-on insight into subjects they may consider studying at university.

If you’re looking for a bespoke session then please don’t hesitate to get in touch as we’re also happy to discuss your requirements and will endeavour to accommodate your request.






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