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Careers workshops and webinars

University of Bradford students and graduates are welcome to attend our regular workshops led by employers, professional experts and Career and Employability Services team members.

Semester 2 2022/23 Webinars & Workshops Programme

Webinar / Workshop When and where

Application advice for NHS STP 

This workshop will guide you through what to expect from the NHS STP application process and give you some advice and guidance on how to complete an effective online application.  We will cover what to expect from each stage of the process in detail. 

See more details and book a place

Wed, 18 Jan   
14:00 – 15:30  

Online only

Understanding the UK recruitment process (targeting International Students)  

This session will cover various recruitment selection methods and processes used by employers in the UK.   Come and find out: 

  • General information on the UK recruitment stages – from initial applications to selection tests, interviews and assessment centres. 

See more details and book a place

Wed, 1 Feb  
14:00 – 16:00

On campus
F21, Richmond Bldg

Interviews, the basics

Are Professional job interviews a mystery to you?  Are you struggling to prepare for job interviews or unsure how to anticipate questions and respond to them?  If yes, this session is for you! 

 We will cover: 

  • How to get started with preparing for an interview. 
  • How to anticipate questions. 

See more details and book a place

Wed, 1 Feb 
15:00 – 16:30  

Online only 

Bradford Employability Award – Active Career Planner   

This webinar is an introduction to the Bradford Employability Award. The award is endorsed by the University and will be recorded on your Higher Education Achievement Report (HEAR).  

The session will cover: 

  • How to register for the Award (Active Career Planner) and the principles involved.  
  • The range of activities you can get involved in and the points awarded for each

See more details and book a place

Thurs, 2 Feb  
16:00 – 17:30

Online only

Funding for Study Placements Abroad (Open to UG students only)  

  • Explore in which countries and universities you can Study Abroad for a semester or Full Year. 
  • How to submit a successful application and deadlines. 
  • We can offer scholarships up to £7,000 to study abroad.  

Book a place

Fri, 3 Feb  
12:00 – 13:00

Online only 

Searching for Professional Work in Bradford

Do you know that you want to work in Bradford after graduation, but aren’t sure where yet? This session will provide an overview of: 

  • The key employers in Bradford. 
  • What kind of work is available in Bradford. 
  • How you can start networking and building experience now, to secure your future career. 

Book a place

Mon, 6 Feb 
14:30 – 16:00  

On campus
Horton D01.25

Effective CVs and Covering Letters (Session aimed at placement students and finalists - UG & PG) 

So, you already have a CV and Covering Letter? They might work when applying for part-time jobs and volunteering … but will they work for internships, placements, and graduate roles?  Come and find out how to stand out from the crowd … and take your application to the next level.

See more details and book a place

Wed, 8 Feb 
14:00 – 16.00  

On campus
Horton D0.10

Sourcing and applying for part-time jobs  

Come and find out 

  • Where to look for part-time local opportunities and within the university  
  • The basic rights and regulations associated with part-time working in the UK whilst studying (for International Students) 

Book a place

Wed, 8 Feb
15:00 – 16:30

On campus
Chesham B0.26A

Bradford Employability Award – Active Career Planner   

This webinar is an introduction to the Bradford Employability Award. The award is endorsed by the University and will be recorded on your Higher Education Achievement Report (HEAR).  The session will cover: 

  • How to register for the Award (Active Career Planner) and the principles involved.  
  • The range of activities you can get involved in and the points awarded for each. 

See more details and book a place

Fri, 10 Feb
16:00 – 17.30

Online only

Funding for Study Placements Abroad (Open to UG students only) 

  • Explore in which countries and universities you can Study Abroad for a semester or Full Year. 
  • How to submit a successful application and deadlines. 
  • We can offer scholarships up to £7,000 to study abroad. 

Book a place

Mon, 13 Feb
12:00 – 13:00

On campus
Chesham B0.04

How to succeed at interviews  

This session will cover some established techniques for preparing for interviews for graduate level and placement roles. Through attending the session, you should be able to: 

  • Identify different types of interviews including online meetings with selection panels and video interviews. 
  • Recognise the purpose of job interviews.

See more details and book a place

Mon, 13 Feb
14:00 – 16:00

On campus
Chesham B0.26A 

Building Your Career Confidence 

Are you feeling worried about your career after leaving university? Do you feel that a lack of confidence is holding you back?  This session is designed to provide you with the tools to feel more confident about your career.

See more details and book a place

Tues, 14 Feb 
14:00 – 15:30  

On Campus
Horton D0.10
 

 

Constructing CVs and Covering Letters for Part-time Jobs  

Come and find out: 

  • How to produce an effective CV targeted to the part-time roles you are applying for 
  • How to write a Cover Letter that clearly explains your motivation for applying for the job/role.

Book a place

Wed, 15 Feb 
15:00 – 16:30  

On Campus 
Chesham C1.03A
 

 

Graduates First: An overview of Aptitude Tests and Assessment Practices  

Graduates First has partnered with University of Bradford to maximise your chance of job application success, with a suite of over 150 practice job assessments, all complete with reports and worked solutions. 

Register for free with your university email to practice Ability Tests, Video Interviews, Gamified Assessments, a Personality Questionnaire, and much more!  

See more details and book a place

Wed, 15 Feb 
16:00 – 17:15 

Online only

 

Effective Applications – focusing on competency-based questions 

Recruitment is always evolving, and employers are making their application forms more challenging.  Come and find out how best to sell yourself at this stage of recruitment process. The session will focus on Competency based questions: 

  • Understanding the competencies required 
  • Applying the right technique (STAR/SBO/CAR)  
  • Examples to use. 

Book a place

Thurs, 16 Feb 
14:00 – 15:30 

On Campus Chesham B0.26A 

 

Effective CVs and Covering Letters (Session aimed at placement students and finalists - UG & PG) 

So, you already have a CV and Covering Letter? They might work when applying for part-time jobs and volunteering … but will they work for internships, placements, and graduate roles?  Come and find out how to stand out from the crowd … and take your application to the next level.

See more details and book a place

Fri, 17 Feb
14:00 - 16:00

Online only

Funding for Short International Programmes Abroad 

Session aimed at UG/PG students.  

  • Explore how to search and apply for Short Programmes abroad.  
  • We can award up to £2,000. 

Book a place

Mon, 20 Feb 
12:00 – 13:00  

On Campus 
Chesham B0.02
 

 Excelling at Presentations and Group Exercises 

Do you have an assessment centre or interview coming soon that involves delivering a presentation or undertaking a group exercise? If so, this session is a must to attend!  

See more details and book a place

Tues, 21 Feb 
14:00 – 15:00  

On Campus
Chesham B0.26A 

 Understanding Job Vacancies and Researching Employers 

This session focuses on gaining a better understanding regarding what employers are looking for in their job vacancies and how to research and compare employers as part of your job searching activities. 

See more details and book a place

Thurs, 23 Feb 
10:00 – 11:00 

On Campus 
Horton D0.02 

 Funding for Work Placements/Internships Abroad (Open to UG and PG Students)

  • Explore how to search and apply for Work Placements/Internships abroad. 
  • We can offer between £800 and £5,000 for Work Placements/Internships.

Tues, 28 Feb 
10:00 – 11:00  

On Campus 
Horton D0.01 

LinkedIn Masterclass 

Are you actively using LinkedIn but want to take a deeper dive into this powerful networking platform? If so join us to find out how to optimise your LinkedIn profile on the world’s largest professional network. LinkedIn enables you to find job opportunities and promote your experience, achievements, skills and much more to recruiters.  

See more details and book a place

Tues, 28th Feb 
16:00 – 17:30 

Online only

 

 Applying for postgraduate studies  

This session will:  

  • Cover your motivations for considering postgraduate study, including how to apply and how to find courses.
  • Cover the essential preparation needed to work up an effective and well written supporting statement for your postgraduate master’s applications (key areas of content and how to ensure that your prior skills and academic knowledge relate closely to the postgraduate programme) 

See more detail and book a place

Friday, 03 Mar
10:00 – 12:00 

Online only

 Interviews – the basic  

Are Professional job interviews a mystery to you?  Are you struggling to prepare for job interviews or unsure how to anticipate questions and respond to them?  If yes, this session is for you! 

 We will cover: 

  • How to get started with preparing for an interview 
  • How to anticipate questions 

See more details and book a place

 

Tues, 07 Mar 
14:30 – 16:00 

On Campus
Room tbc
 

 Funding for Study Placements Abroad (Open to UG students only) 

  • Explore in which countries and universities you can Study Abroad for a semester or Full Year. 
  • How to submit a successful application and deadlines. 
  • We can offer scholarships up to £7,000 to study abroad. 

Book a place

Thurs, 09 Mar 
12:00 – 13:00

Online only

LinkedIn – the Basics  

Are you interested in joining LinkedIn and wondering what it’s all about? Or are you already on LinkedIn but want to make yourself stand out! This interactive session will help you to understand how to complete your ‘All Star’ profile, by helping you to understand how to setup the basics on LinkedIn! 

See more details and book a place

Mon, 13 Mar 
14:00 – 15:00 

Online only

Applying for Industrial Placements (UG only) 

Are you considering on completing a placement year as part of your University of Bradford degree?  Whether you are in your second year looking to start a placement this year, or in your first year looking to commence a placement next summer, come along to this session for a range of support on securing a placement year opportunity. 

See more details and book a place

Tues, 14 Mar 
13:30 – 15:30  

On Campus
Room tbc

 

Applying for Teacher Training – practical hints and tips on the application process 

Are you interested in teaching as a career for you? Come and join us to gain some practical hints and tips on: 

  • the different teacher training routes available 
  • How and when to apply 

See more details and book a place

Thurs, 16 Mar 
15:00 – 16:00  

On Campus
Room tbc
 

 

Effective graduate job search strategy 

Graduate recruiters advertise opportunities but how can you find the vacancies you are interested in?  Discussion will focus on:  

  • How to explore graduate options including the difference between graduate jobs and graduate schemes, as well as where to look for opportunities. 

See more details and book a place

Mon, 20 Mar 
14:00 – 15:00 

Online only

Effective CVs and Covering Letters (Session aimed at placement students and finalists - UG & PG) 

So, you already have a CV and Covering Letter? They might work when applying for part-time jobs and volunteering … but will they work for internships, placements, and graduate roles?  Come and find out how to stand out from the crowd … and take your application to the next level.

See more details and book a place

Tues, 21 Mar 
14:00 – 15:00 

On Campus
Room tbc

 

Career Confidence for Finalists  

Are you about to graduate and search for your first professional role?  This session will provide you with advice on: 

  • How to search for jobs. 
  • How to present yourself well during the recruitment process and when you start work. 
  • Developing your confidence and dealing with rejection and interviews. 

Attend this session, if you want to develop your confidence and have a positive outlook for your future career. 

Book a place

Wed, 3 May 
14:00 – 15:30 

On Campus
Room tbc

 

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