Finalist Friday

Get your journey towards a graduate career off to a flying start

Friday, 11 October 2019, 11am - 4pm, Marquee, Fielding Johnson Square

If you want to stand out in today’s competitive graduate market, it’s best to be prepared. Whether you’re thinking about a graduate job, further study or working for yourself, Finalist Friday brings together all the support you need.

Drop in at any point throughout the day to chat to our team of experts in a relaxed, informal setting. Get personalised advice from our careers advisors at our drop-in clinic, find out about support to start your own business or go self-employed, discover what teacher training is really like and explore further study options.

We'll also be running dedicated workshops throughout the day to help you discover the path that’s right for you, and the steps you’ll need to take to get you there. Just click on the links below to find out more and reserve your space - remember, you can come to as many as you like!

11am



Plan Your Future
Not sure what you want to do next, or how to get started? Whether you're looking for a graduate job, thinking about postgraduate study or want to explore your options, this is for you! We'll get you thinking about which opportunities are right for you, and help you develop a plan for moving towards a career you'll thrive in. Find out where to locate opportunities and discover top tips to support you through the application process. Book here

12pm


Could you be an entrepreneur?
Do you like the idea of building a start-up?  Are you constantly exploring business opportunities? Join us to learn how to generate ideas more effectively, how the Leicester Innovation Hub can help with your business ideas, and for a fun challenge to test your ability to identify opportunities in a brand new sector. Book here

1pm


Interested in training to teach?
Learn more the different routes into teaching and discover which route would best suit you. Our fun, interactive workshops (choose from primary or secondary teaching) can give you a taster of what the PGCE course is really like. Book here

2pm


Got a question about further study?
If you’ve got a question about postgraduate study at the University of Leicester, our informal panel discussions are the perfect place to get your questions answered. Hear from current postgraduate students and graduates about their experiences and speak to our academics and research supervisors. Academics on the panel are:

-          Dr Lisa Smith (Criminology)
-          Dr Stefano De Sabbatta (Geography)
-          Dr Reiko Heckel (Informatics)

Book here

3pm



Plan Your Future
Not sure what you want to do next, or how to get started? Whether you're looking for a graduate job, thinking about postgraduate study or want to explore your options, this is for you! We'll get you thinking about which opportunities are right for you, and help you develop a plan for moving towards a career you'll thrive in. Find out where to locate opportunities and discover top tips to support you through the application process. Book here

For more information about this event, please visit MyCareers or email the Employer Engagement team.

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