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Skills Training

We provide free training sessions to all students.  Our trainers are sourced from University staff, local and national business contacts and our highly trained student trainers.

All our sessions are delivered on a voluntary basis and therefore we ask you to be courteous and ensure you cancel your booking at least 24 hours in advance, if you cannot make a session.

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An Introduction to Reflective Writing
Academic Skills
Mon 27 Oct
13:15
14:05
An Introduction to Reflective Writing If you are taking a course which is preparing you for professional practice, such as psychology, teaching, health care or any discipline where consultancy skills are required or that involves... Find out more...
Writing Effective Applications
Employability Skills
Tue 28 Oct
13:15
14:05
Writing Effective Applications Overview: In this session you will understand the some of the common components to top graduate applications forms. Through a number of activities and exercises you will develop the ability... Find out more...
Group Work
Academic Skills
Tue 28 Oct
18:15
19:45
Group Work The ability to work effectively as a member of a team is an invaluable skill both at university and later in an employment setting.  Recognition of the skills and strategies... Find out more...
Mathematical problem solving: thinking mathematically
Academic Skills
Wed 29 Oct
13:15
14:05
Mathematical problem solving: thinking mathematically Studying a mathematical subject? Interested in considering different ways to approach mathematical study? Sign up for a Maths Study Skills Workshop. These workshops assume A level mathematics or equivalent and... Find out more...
EndNote
IT Training
Wed 29 Oct
14:00
15:30
This course teaches the fundamentals of using EndNote desktop for storing references and writing papers. The session covers opening and navigating in an Endnote desktop library, entering and importing references... Find out more...
Managing Your Money
Personal Development
Thu 30 Oct
13:15
14:05
Looking to cut costs, maximise money or find funding? This interactive session will look at managing your budget from your first year to your first job; offering you tips and... Find out more...
Finding things faster and more efficiently: books, journals and articles from the library catalogue
Academic Skills
Thu 30 Oct
16:15
17:05
This session will teach you the most efficient way to use the Library’s catalogue and includes an overview of the various search features available. Come to this session to... Find out more...
Excel 2010 Level 1
IT Training
Thu 30 Oct
17:30
19:00
An introduction to the basics of creating and managing spreadsheets with Excel. You will learn how to: work with numbers, input formulae and functions, use automatic features, create graphs and... Find out more...
How to succeed in an Interview
Employability Skills
Mon 03 Nov
13:15
14:05
How to succeed in an Interview About the session: Interviews can be a daunting process but it is important to manage your nerves. This interactive session will be run by a PwC recruiter with experience in... Find out more...
Communication Skills 2014
Employability Skills
Tue 04 Nov
18:15
19:45
Communication Skills 2014 The purpose of communication is to get a message across clearly and unambiguously.  This interactive session aims to highlight why good communication skills are important and enable participants to apply... Find out more...
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Help us measure, protect and enhance what matter most to our clients.

You'll enjoy exceptional business exposure, build wide-ranging skills and life-long relationships, and gain valuable professional qualifications. You'll also find out why students have voted us number one in The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers survey for the last eight years.

Just bring us a 2:1 or above in any discipline, a UCAS tariff of at least 300 (or equivalent), plus the ability to build relationships, to put yourself in others' shoes and to make a positive impact on our clients. To be part of something special, visit: www.pwc.com/uk/careers

Please note that while the majority of our sessions are offered free of charge, some sessions such as First Aid and IT training may be provided at a fee which will be advertised at the sign up point