Aston University
Aston University
Careers and Employability - In the competitive world of graduate recruitment a degree is no longer enough. This interactive session will look at the transferable skills that students’ can develop during their time at Sixth Form and university to make themselves more employable. at Aston University

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Event Summary:

Careers and Employability - In the competitive world of graduate recruitment a degree is no longer enough. This interactive session will look at the transferable skills that students’ can develop during their time at Sixth Form and university to make themselves more employable.

Full Event Details:

In the competitive world of graduate recruitment a degree is no longer enough.
This interactive session will look at the transferable skills that students’ can develop during their time at Sixth Form and university to make themselves more employable. Students will participate in an interactive team exercise emulating key skills that employers are looking for. This will be followed by practical advice for the steps that a student can take to put themselves ahead of the field, whether applying to university or seeking employment.

To book your place please visit http://www.aston.ac.uk/masterclasses

Suitable For:

Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 5 (Students aged 16-18)
Individuals (Enquiry not required to be through a school)

Duration:

Short Session

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Minimum number of students:

1

Institution Profile:

Aston, a research-led University, was founded in 1895. It has been recognised as a University since 1966 and is renowned for its excellent teaching quality and significant ties to industry, government and commerce. Based in the centre of Birmingham, it boasts a 40 acre-campus with academic, social and accommodation facilities. The University’s student population of just over 8,800 comes from more than 120 countries.

This University is dedicated to superior education with innovative programmes. The five main areas of study at the University are Aston Business School; the School of Engineering and Applied Science; the School of Languages and Social Sciences; the School of Life and Health Sciences; and Interdisciplinary Studies.

Academic strengths

The University is committed to providing high quality, innovative programmes, which meet the needs of the professional world and prepare you for a challenging and rewarding career. Aston University is consistently highly ranked in various league/rankings tables.

The following subject areas have been assessed by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) as Excellent (marks over 22 out of 24): business and management; biological sciences; French; German; optometry; pharmacy; and psychology.

Most of our bachelor’s degrees offer you the choice to study on sandwich courses, which include a paid work placement or a study year at a partner institution. The work placement provides the opportunity to put knowledge into practice whilst gaining valuable professional experience to enhance your employment prospects.

Aston Graduates are highly sought after by many major international companies, and the University is consistently at the top of the league tables for graduate employment.




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