Week 5 and 6 | 2021 Summer Term Programme

The Summer Term Programme is here to inspire you and give you a head start in today’s competitive graduate job market through a blend of short courses, webinars, workshops and one-to-one sessions.

The Summer Term Programme schedule can be found on the University of Roehampton app.  Available on GooglePlay here and on the App Store here,  the app is completely free – so if you don’t have it already, download it today! The app gives you all the information you need to find out what’s on and sign up for sessions. Further information is available here

Here’s some of the key events taking place in the next two weeks.

Week 5, 10-16 May 

Monday 10 May        

Assessment Centres and Online Testing – 1-2pm

Some jobs require you to pass psychometric tests and assessment centres. This session will give you an overview on what to expect and how to best approach when preparing for online testing.

Hosted by: The Careers Team

Join via the app.    

Tuesday 11 May       

Writing A good Covering Letter – 12-1pm 

Hosted by: The Careers Team

Join via the app. 

Wednesday 12 May       

Academic Writing at PG Level: What to Expect   – 2-3pm

Learn about how academic writing might be a bit different at Post Graduate Level.

Hosted by: The Academic Achievement Team

No registration is necessary. Join via the app.

Intern Abroad with Erasmus+ – 2-3pm

Are you interested in a funded internship or traineeship in Europe as part of the Erasmus+ scheme? Come along to our live webinar on Wednesday 12 May at 2pm to find out more information on where your degree could take you, how to apply, Erasmus+ funding and why you should not miss out on this once in a lifetime opportunity.  

Register here or on the app. 

Thursday 13 May       

Top Tips for Remote and Video Interviews – 2-3pm 

Key tips for succeeding in online interviews, both live and pre-recorded.

Join via the app.

Friday 14 May       

The Benefits of Volunteering – 1-2pm 

Learn about the benefits of volunteering and why it is an important professional step to have it in your CV as part of your work experience.

Register here or on the app.

Saturday 15 May       

Postgraduate and Doctoral Digital Open Day – 3-6pm 

Webinars and Live chats with staff and students.

Register here or on the app.

Week 5, 17-23 May    

Monday 17 May 

What Can Careers and Placements do for you? – 12-1pm      

Register here or on the app. 

Basics of Web Design – 9am-12pm Monday-Thursday

Learn the fundamentals of web design, how to build a simple web page, and how to work with content management systems such as WordPress.

Course Leader: Genevieve Smith-Nunes

Dates: Monday 17th May – Thursday 20th May, 09:30am – 12:30pm

Requirements: Laptop, browser, and code editor.

Takeaway: Your own WordPress site ready to show the world.

Course Leader Q&A:

Why is this an important skill for graduates in the current job market?

“We live a in digitally mediate world and by having basic web design skills gives you access to a wide variety of job and or further education opportunities.”

What is your favourite thing about your course?

“My favourite thing about web design is the creativity of any given project.”

Register here.

Wednesday 19 May

Searching for Part Time Jobs – 12-1pm

Looking for a part-time job but unsure where to start? Our Careers Adviser will go through the best ways to find part-time opportunities while studying.

Join via the app

Summer School Opportunities Abroad – 2-3pm

Are you interested in spending a summer abroad as part of your degree? With summer school opportunities across the globe, find out how you could spend one week to 2 months abroad Come along to our webinar on Wednesday 19 May at 2pm to find out more information on where your degree could take you, how to apply, scholarship opportunities and why you should not miss in your summer break.

Register here or on the app.

Psychology Careers Alumni Panel – 5-6pm

Are you a current student or recent graduate interested in pursuing a career in Psychology? Sign up to this Zoom event to hear from a panel of recent Roehampton alumni, who are working in a variety of different roles and organisations within the field of Psychology. The panel will give an overview of their jobs and careers to date and will offer valuable tips and advice to help you move forward with your career goals. The session will be facilitated by Katie Black, Graduate Support Manager, and participants will be given the opportunity to ask their own questions to the panel. If you have any questions about this event, please contact Katie Black on katie.black@roehampton.ac.uk. 

Register here or via the app. 

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