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We offer a wide range of face-to-face skills training. If you need to improve your IT skills, learn how to find information for your assignments or improve your study skills this is a great place to start.

All workshops are bookable through Advantage via the 'Book now...' link.

PowerPoint - Creating Academic Posters

Starts: 23 Oct 2018 2:00 PM
Finishes: 23 Oct 2018 4:00 PM
Venue: Allerton building, room C811, Frederick Road campus. Walk up the main stairs to access the lifts. Go up to Level 7/8. Walk up to level 8, turn left to find room C811 first door on the right.
Remaining places: 0
FOR STUDENTS ONLY: Need to create a PowerPoint academic poster for an assignment, or perhaps you need it for presenting at a conference? Get some tips and make a start at this workshop.
Bookings open 9 October.

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Excel: Formulas and Functions

Starts: 26 Oct 2018 10:00 AM
Finishes: 26 Oct 2018 12:00 PM
Venue: Allerton building, room C811, Frederick Road campus.
Remaining places: 3
Learn about what you can do with Formulas and Functions in Excel. This is an intermediate level course for those with some basic knowledge of Excel. You must book a place to attend this course.
- Not suitable for Excel beginners - please attend Excel Basics first

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Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam

Starts: 30 Oct 2018 3:00 PM
Finishes: 30 Oct 2018 5:00 PM
Venue: Allerton Building, Room c811. Once in the building walk up the stairs & take the lift up to level 7/8. After walking up the set of steps turn left at the doors & C811 is the first door on the right.
Remaining places: 7
This is an EXAM SESSION for Microsoft Office Specialist certification. At the time of booking you must be registered on the MOS programme & scored 70% plus in GMetrix's 'Testing' mode in your chosen application/s. Bookings not meeting this criteria will be cancelled. Bookings open 16 October.

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Excel: The Basics

Starts: 2 Nov 2018 10:00 AM
Finishes: 2 Nov 2018 1:00 PM
Venue: Allerton building, room C811, Frederick Road campus.
Remaining places: 16
FOR STUDENTS ONLY: This course is for those with little or no experience of Excel. It’s suitable as a refresher before attending our other Excel courses too.

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Word: Formatting your dissertation or thesis

Starts: 7 Nov 2018 9:30 AM
Finishes: 7 Nov 2018 12:30 PM
Venue: Allerton building, room C811, Frederick Road campus. Walk up the main stairs to access the lifts. Go up to Level 7/8. Walk up to level 8, turn left to find room C811 first door on the right.
Remaining places: 15
FOR STUDENTS ONLY: Ready to type up your dissertation? Learn about heading styles & captions to create automatic Table of Contents, Table of Figures, etc. Apply different page number formats and change page orientation via Section breaks.
- Unsuitable for Word beginners
- Bookings open 24 October

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Excel: Analysing Data

Starts: 8 Nov 2018 10:00 AM
Finishes: 8 Nov 2018 1:00 PM
Venue: Allerton Building, room C811, Frederick Road campus.
Remaining places: 16
This course is for students with some knowledge of Excel. It's for those who would like to be able to analyse data in existing spreadsheets.
Booking is essential for this course as it is often oversubscribed.
  • Not suitable for Excel beginners
  • Bookings open on 13 January

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Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam

Starts: 12 Nov 2018 3:00 PM
Finishes: 12 Nov 2018 5:00 PM
Venue: Allerton Building, Room c811. Once in the building walk up the stairs & take the lift up to level 7/8. After walking up the set of steps turn left at the doors & C811 is the first door on the right.
Remaining places: 10
This is an EXAM SESSION for Microsoft Office Specialist certification. At the time of booking you must be registered on the MOS programme & scored 70% plus in GMetrix's 'Testing' mode in your chosen application/s. Bookings not meeting this criteria will be cancelled. Bookings open 29 October.

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Introduction to Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Workshop

Starts: 14 Nov 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 14 Nov 2018 1:00 PM
Venue: Peel building, Peel Park campus. The training room, LG 02/03, is on the Lower Ground of the building.
Remaining places: 17
Want to prove your IT skills? Achieve globally recognised IT qualifications in Office 2016 applications. Study online, sit exams in applications that interest you and become certified as a Microsoft Office Specialist. Available to current Students and Staff.

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Excel: Analysing Data

Starts: 16 Nov 2018 10:00 AM
Finishes: 16 Nov 2018 1:00 PM
Venue: Allerton Building, room C811, Frederick Road campus.
Remaining places: 16
This course is for students with some knowledge of Excel. It's for those who would like to be able to analyse data in existing spreadsheets.
Booking is essential for this course as it is often oversubscribed.
  • Not suitable for Excel beginners

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PowerPoint - Creating Academic Posters

Starts: 21 Nov 2018 10:30 AM
Finishes: 21 Nov 2018 12:30 PM
Venue: Allerton building, room C811, Frederick Road campus. Walk up the main stairs to access the lifts. Go up to Level 7/8. Walk up to level 8, turn left to find room C811 first door on the right.
Remaining places: 16
FOR STUDENTS ONLY: Need to create a PowerPoint academic poster for an assignment, or perhaps you need it for presenting at a conference? Get some tips and make a start at this workshop.

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Introduction to EndNote X8

Starts: 31 Oct 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 31 Oct 2018 3:00 PM
Venue: Clifford Whitworth Teaching Room 2 / L01 R17
Remaining places: 3
EndNote X8 is software which can be used to manage your information sources and create citations and references automatically and correctly.

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How to reference and avoid plagiarism (APA 6th Harvard style)

Starts: 19 Oct 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 19 Oct 2018 3:00 PM
Venue: Chapman Seminar Room 1/2
Remaining places: 9
An introduction to the APA 6th (Harvard) referencing system and how to avoid plagiarism

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Planning and writing your assignment

Starts: 22 Oct 2018 10:00 AM
Finishes: 22 Oct 2018 12:00 PM
Venue: Maxwell building: Room 824
Remaining places: 5
Planning, structuring, writing and editing, all parts of assignment writing covered

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Introduction to Critical and Analytical Skills

Starts: 24 Oct 2018 2:00 PM
Finishes: 24 Oct 2018 4:00 PM
Venue: Allerton L218
Remaining places: 0
Looking at how to be a critical student

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Planning and writing your assignment [online workshop]

Starts: 24 Oct 2018 6:00 PM
Finishes: 24 Oct 2018 7:30 PM
Venue: Online via Collaborate Ultra
Remaining places: 3
Planning, structuring, writing and editing, all parts of assignment writing covered.
Please note: This is an online workshop. You will need access to the internet, a PC/laptop or device and headphones to take part in this workshop.

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How to reference and avoid plagiarism (APA 6th Harvard style)

Starts: 25 Oct 2018 10:00 AM
Finishes: 25 Oct 2018 12:00 PM
Venue: Allerton L525
Remaining places: 0
An introduction to the APA 6th (Harvard) referencing system and how to avoid plagiarism

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MediaCityUK Academic Skills and Research Support Drop-in

Starts: 26 Oct 2018 9:00 AM
Finishes: 26 Oct 2018 12:00 PM
Venue: MCUK Library
Remaining places: 16
Drop-in session for students based at MCUK covering all aspects of academic skills and research support.
Booking is available but not required.

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How to reference and avoid plagiarism (APA 6th Harvard style)

Starts: 29 Oct 2018 11:00 AM
Finishes: 29 Oct 2018 1:00 PM
Venue: Peel 116
Remaining places: 28
An introduction to the APA 6th (Harvard) referencing system and how to avoid plagiarism

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Introduction to Critical and Analytical Skills

Starts: 29 Oct 2018 2:00 PM
Finishes: 29 Oct 2018 4:00 PM
Venue: Peel building room 330
Remaining places: 19
Looking at how to be a critical student

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Introduction to EndNote X8

Starts: 31 Oct 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 31 Oct 2018 3:00 PM
Venue: Clifford Whitworth Teaching Room 2 / L01 R17
Remaining places: 3
EndNote X8 is software which can be used to manage your information sources and create citations and references automatically and correctly.

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Planning and writing your assignment

Starts: 31 Oct 2018 2:00 PM
Finishes: 31 Oct 2018 4:00 PM
Venue: Chapman Seminar Room 1/2
Remaining places: 15
Planning, structuring, writing and editing, all parts of assignment writing covered

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MediaCityUK Academic Skills and Research Support Drop-in

Starts: 1 Nov 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 1 Nov 2018 5:00 PM
Venue: MCUK Library
Remaining places: 19
Drop-in session for students based at MCUK covering all aspects of academic skills and research support.
Booking is available but not required.

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Developing your Academic Resilience

Starts: 1 Nov 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 1 Nov 2018 3:00 PM
Venue: The Old Fire Station, Council Chamber (Room G05). This building is on the opposite side of the road to Maxwell Building.
This session is aimed at helping students to build their academic resilience.

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MediaCityUK Academic Skills and Research Support Drop-in

Starts: 5 Nov 2018 9:00 AM
Finishes: 5 Nov 2018 12:00 PM
Venue: MCUK Library
Remaining places: 20
Drop-in session for students based at MCUK covering all aspects of academic skills and research support.
Booking is available but not required.

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Planning and writing your assignment

Starts: 6 Nov 2018 10:00 AM
Finishes: 6 Nov 2018 12:00 PM
Venue: Mary Seacole, room 132
Remaining places: 29
Planning, structuring, writing and editing, all parts of assignment writing covered

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Confidence Building for Public Speaking

Starts: 6 Nov 2018 2:00 PM
Finishes: 6 Nov 2018 4:00 PM
Venue: Newton 241
Remaining places: 19
A practical session to help take some of the nerves out of public speaking and improve your delivery.

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How to reference and avoid plagiarism (APA 6th Harvard style)

Starts: 7 Nov 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 7 Nov 2018 3:00 PM
Venue: Chapman Seminar Room 1/2
Remaining places: 25
An introduction to the APA 6th (Harvard) referencing system and how to avoid plagiarism

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Introduction to Critical and Analytical Skills [online workshop]

Starts: 7 Nov 2018 6:00 PM
Finishes: 7 Nov 2018 7:30 PM
Venue: Online via Collaborate Ultra
Remaining places: 18
Looking at how to be a critical student.
Please note: This is an online workshop. You will need access to the internet, a PC/laptop or device and headphones to take part in this workshop.

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Giving a good presentation

Starts: 8 Nov 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 8 Nov 2018 3:00 PM
Venue: Mary Seacole, room 187
Remaining places: 23
Presentation skills

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How to reference and avoid plagiarism

Starts: 12 Nov 2018 10:00 AM
Finishes: 12 Nov 2018 12:00 PM
Venue: Allerton L219
Remaining places: 29
An introduction to the APA 6th (Harvard) referencing system

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MediaCityUK Academic Skills and Research Support Drop-in

Starts: 14 Nov 2018 9:00 AM
Finishes: 14 Nov 2018 12:00 PM
Venue: MCUK Library
Remaining places: 20
Drop-in session for students based at MCUK covering all aspects of academic skills and research support.
Booking is available but not required.

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Finding information for your assignments and assessments [online workshop]

Starts: 29 Oct 2018 6:00 PM
Finishes: 29 Oct 2018 7:30 PM
Venue: Online via Collaborate Ultra.
Remaining places: 12
This session will explain how to identify and evaluate online resources to use in essays and assignments using Library Search. Please note: This is an online workshop aimed at new students. You will need access to the internet, a PC/laptop or device and headphones to take part in this workshop.

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Finding information for your assignments and assessments

Starts: 31 Oct 2018 2:00 PM
Finishes: 31 Oct 2018 3:00 PM
Venue: CW Library L.01.08
Remaining places: 21
This session will explain how to identify online resources to use in essays and assignments and how to evaluate them. There will be a chance to explore Library Search to find suitable material and ways of making the most of your searching skills.

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Finding information for your assignments and assessments

Starts: 7 Nov 2018 2:00 PM
Finishes: 7 Nov 2018 3:00 PM
Venue: Clifford Whitworth Library first floor, room L01.08
Remaining places: 24
This session will explain how to identify online resources to use in essays and assignments and how to evaluate them. There will be a chance to explore Library Search to find suitable material and ways of making the most of your searching skills.

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We want you to be at your best for study. The following workshops are provided by the Wellbeing Service. The Wellbeing Service can help you find ways to cope with the everyday stresses of student life. Be this through attending workshops or attending one to one appointments. A Wellbeing Adviser will listen and offer personal and practical support. You can contact the Wellbeing Service through the following ways:

  • Email: wellbeing@salford.ac.uk
  • Phone: 0161 295 0023 (option 1 then option 1 again)
  • Through Advantage booking system
  • In person at the askus desk at University House

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The following workshops are delivered by the Careers and Enterprise Team. We offer a range of careers support, from online resources to face-to-face appointments and workshops. This includes services like CV checks, mock interviews and help with planning your career. Visit Careers and Enterprise for further information. You can contact the team on:
Email: careers@salford.ac.uk
Phone: 0161 295 0023 (option 5)


Personal Branding

Starts: 19 Oct 2018 1:30 PM
Finishes: 19 Oct 2018 3:00 PM
Venue: Derwent Room, University House
Remaining places: 16
Do you want stand out from the crowd? Developing a personal Brand will make the right impact with potential employers.

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Level 5 Placement Session: LinkedIn Photos (2nd Year Business School only)

Starts: 23 Oct 2018 11:00 AM
Finishes: 23 Oct 2018 1:00 PM
Venue: Lady Hale Boardroom
Remaining places: 0
On Tuesday 23rd October, we're offering you the chance to have your LinkedIn photo taken. This is a great opportunity to enhance your profile:

LinkedIn profiles with photos get 21 times more profile views
LinkedIn profiles with photos get 36 times more messages.

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Writing a winning CV & Covering Letter

Starts: 23 Oct 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 23 Oct 2018 2:30 PM
Venue: Derwent Room, University House
Remaining places: 19
​This is a practical workshop looking at how to put together a strong CV. The session will cover content, layout and how to sell your skills in a CV, whether on paper or online. We will cover CVs for part-time work as well as CVs for graduate jobs.

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Professionalism

Starts: 23 Oct 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 23 Oct 2018 2:30 PM
Venue: Derwent Room, University House
Remaining places: 14
What is professionalism, do I need it?…..YES! Being a professional in your chosen field means much more than being smartly dressed. Professionalism also has to do with how you conduct yourself.

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Computing, Science and Engineering Careers Fair October 2018

Starts: 24 Oct 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 24 Oct 2018 3:00 PM
Venue: Maxwell Hall
Come and meet employers offering placement and/or graduate vacancies to students within the Computing,Science and Engineering School.

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Setting Up a LinkedIn Profile

Starts: 24 Oct 2018 1:30 PM
Finishes: 24 Oct 2018 3:00 PM
Venue: Maxwell room 301
Remaining places: 12
This is an interactive session which will allows delegates to put together an effective LinkedIn profile for networking and career purposes.

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Self Awareness and Peak Performance

Starts: 26 Oct 2018 10:00 AM
Finishes: 26 Oct 2018 12:00 PM
Venue: Derwent Room, University House
Remaining places: 14
Peak Performance will give you the understanding and self-awareness to be able to perform to the maximum of your ability, to have that feeling of confidence, effortlessness and total concentration on the task.

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Personal Branding

Starts: 29 Oct 2018 10:30 AM
Finishes: 29 Oct 2018 12:30 PM
Venue: Derwent Room, University House
Remaining places: 16
​Do you want stand out from the crowd? Developing a personal Brand will make the right impact with potential employers.

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Writing a winning CV & Covering Letter

Starts: 29 Oct 2018 4:30 PM
Finishes: 29 Oct 2018 6:00 PM
Venue: Derwent Room, University House
Remaining places: 21
This is a practical workshop looking at how to put together a strong CV and covering letter.

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EY Workshop - How to be a good candidate

Starts: 30 Oct 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 30 Oct 2018 1:30 PM
Venue: The Old Fire Station, Council Chamber room ('w' on the map https://www.salford.ac.uk/about-us/travel/campus-map)
Remaining places: 29
Free lunch and refreshments provided

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Salford Business School Careers Fair - CV Workshop

Starts: 31 Oct 2018 1:30 PM
Finishes: 31 Oct 2018 2:30 PM
Venue: Lady Hale Building, Room G06-07
Remaining places: 24
This one hour practical workshop will help you prepare for the upcoming recruitment career fair most relevant to your school.

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Emotional Intelligence Workshop

Starts: 31 Oct 2018 3:00 PM
Finishes: 31 Oct 2018 4:00 PM
Venue: Derwent Room, University House
Remaining places: 16
The workshop is an overview of the five key skills that underpin EI, and how mastery over each and every one of them is essential to your success in the workplace

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Grow Your Career Confidence

Starts: 1 Nov 2018 10:00 AM
Finishes: 1 Nov 2018 11:30 AM
Venue: Derwent Room, University House
Remaining places: 19
Do you want to grow in career confidence? Are you worried about finding a job? Are you still trying to work out what your ideal career might be? This workshop introduces the 21 Days to Career Success programme, which can help you to know what action you can take to grow your career confidence.

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GRADJOBS LIVE! Birmingham Graduate Careers Fair (SBS final year students only)

Starts: 2 Nov 2018
Finishes: 2 Nov 2018 11:59 PM
Venue: The NEC Hall 1 Birmingham B40 1NT
Remaining places: 15
Only for final year SBS students - attend GradJobs Live! The Birmingham Graduate Careers Fair. You can meet employers from a range of sectors and discuss with them future careers and opportunities. Transport to and from venue is provided from Maxwell Building at 11am

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Writing a Winning CV & Covering Letter

Starts: 5 Nov 2018 11:30 AM
Finishes: 5 Nov 2018 1:00 PM
Venue: Derwent Room, University House
Remaining places: 23
This is a practical workshop looking at how to put together a strong CV and covering letter.

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Personality profiling with the Myers Briggs Type Indicator

Starts: 6 Nov 2018 2:00 PM
Finishes: 6 Nov 2018 4:00 PM
Venue: Derwent Room, University House
Remaining places: 20
This session will introduce the Myers Briggs Type Indicator, a personality profiling tool that is used in organisations worldwide to improve the effectiveness of communication, team working, decision making and problem solving.

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Linkedin for Networking and Security level 5

Starts: 7 Nov 2018 11:00 AM
Finishes: 7 Nov 2018 12:00 PM
Venue: Chapman 4
Linkedin for Networking and Security level 5

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Salford Business School Careers Fair November 2018

Starts: 7 Nov 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 7 Nov 2018 3:00 PM
Venue: Maxwell Upper Hall
Come and meet employers offering placement and/or graduate vacancies within the Business and Law sector.

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Environment & Life Sciences Careers Fair - CV Workshop

Starts: 7 Nov 2018 1:30 PM
Finishes: 7 Nov 2018 2:30 PM
Venue: Peel Building, Room 107
Remaining places: 22
This one hour practical workshop will help you prepare for the upcoming recruitment career fair most relevant to your school.

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Personal Branding

Starts: 8 Nov 2018 2:00 PM
Finishes: 8 Nov 2018 3:30 PM
Venue: Derwent Room, University House
Remaining places: 18
Do you want stand out from the crowd? Developing a personal Brand will make the right impact with potential employers.

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Environment and Life Sciences Careers Fair

Starts: 14 Nov 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 14 Nov 2018 3:00 PM
Venue: Maxwell Upper Hall, The University of Salford, The Crescent, M5 4WT
The School of Environment and Life Sciences Careers Fair is open to all students interested in a career within environment & geography, wildlife, conservation, biology and life science disciplines. Organisations will highlight opportunities and work insights to help support your future career plans.

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Using an Effective LinkedIn Profile for networking and Jobsearch Opportunities

Starts: 14 Nov 2018 2:30 PM
Finishes: 14 Nov 2018 4:00 PM
Venue: Derwent Room, University House
Remaining places: 19
Find out what makes a good profile and how the effective use of LinkedIn can help you to find opportunities whilst also developing your professional online identity. Students should note that this workshop is in a room with PC access to enable you to use a PC during the session if you wish.

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Job Hunting That Works

Starts: 15 Nov 2018 2:00 PM
Finishes: 15 Nov 2018 3:30 PM
Venue: Derwent Room, University House
Remaining places: 23
It’s not what you know but who you know…

This workshop will give you an understanding of how the job market works and how job searchers can use this knowledge to broaden the strategies they use to land that graduate role.

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Writing a winning CV & Covering Letter

Starts: 22 Nov 2018 2:30 PM
Finishes: 22 Nov 2018 4:00 PM
Venue: Derwent Room, University House
Remaining places: 24
This is a practical workshop looking at how to put together a strong CV and covering letter.

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Setting up a LinkedIn Profile

Starts: 23 Nov 2018 10:30 AM
Finishes: 23 Nov 2018 12:00 PM
Venue: Derwent Room, University House
Remaining places: 25
This is an interactive session which will allows delegates to put together an effective LinkedIn profile for networking and career purposes.

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How to Prepare for a Job Interview

Starts: 26 Nov 2018 11:30 AM
Finishes: 26 Nov 2018 1:00 PM
Venue: Derwent Room, University House
Remaining places: 23
Does the prospect of a job interview make you feel nervous? Are you unsure about what to expect and how to prepare, do you dread having to answer the "Tell me about yourself question?” Well worry no more! This workshop will cover all aspects of how to handle job interviews with confidence.

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Preparing for Psychometric Tests

Starts: 27 Nov 2018 2:00 PM
Finishes: 27 Nov 2018 4:00 PM
Venue: Derwent Room, University House
Remaining places: 25
This interactive workshop is for all students and graduates, and will focus on how to handle psychometric tests with confidence.

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SBS PG Placements and Internships Employer Networking Event

Starts: 28 Nov 2018 8:00 AM
Finishes: 28 Nov 2018 9:30 AM
Venue: Lady Hale Building
This is your opportunity to meet employers and to pass on your CV to help you secure a placement or internship.

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Writing a winning CV & Covering Letter

Starts: 29 Nov 2018 2:30 PM
Finishes: 29 Nov 2018 4:00 PM
Venue: Derwent Room, University House
Remaining places: 25
​This is a practical workshop looking at how to put together a strong CV and covering letter.

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Self Awareness and Peak Performance

Starts: 3 Dec 2018 11:30 AM
Finishes: 3 Dec 2018 1:30 PM
Venue: Derwent Room, University House
Remaining places: 20
Peak Performance will give you the understanding and self-awareness to be able to perform to the maximum of your ability, to have that feeling of confidence, effortlessness and total concentration on the task.

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Mini mock assesment centre

Starts: 5 Dec 2018 1:30 PM
Finishes: 5 Dec 2018 3:30 PM
Venue: Derwent Room, University House
Remaining places: 25
This session should help you feel more confident when invited to an assessment centre. Come along to find out more about what to expect if you are invited to an assessment day and to gain some experience in some of the areas of an assessment centre.

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Working in the UK after your studies (for international students)

Starts: 6 Feb 2019 1:00 PM
Finishes: 6 Feb 2019 2:00 PM
Venue: Chapman lecture theatre 1
Remaining places: 150
Talk from an immigration lawyer Charlotte Ashton (MLP Law) about post-study work options in the UK.

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Photography Preparing for placement: Group A support session

Starts: 25 Mar 2019 1:00 PM
Finishes: 25 Mar 2019 2:00 PM
Venue: TBA
Group A Placement Paperwork support session

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The following workshops are delivered by the Enterprise Team. The Enterprise Team provide various Masterclass workshops on Enterprise and being Entrepreneurial. Visit Careers and Enterprise for further information. You can contact the team on:
Email: enterprise@salford.ac.uk
Phone: 0161 295 0023 (option 5)


Enterprise Masterclass: Which Business Structure works for you.

Starts: 19 Oct 2018 10:30 AM
Finishes: 19 Oct 2018 12:00 PM
Venue: Launch Business Incubator, 3rd floor Maxwell Building, Room 335
Remaining places: 9
This workshop will identify the various business structures from Sole Trader and Partnership to Limited Company and Social Enterprise. We will be explaining the various legal structures and how to set up each structure and what registrations and Government paperwork will be required.

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Enterprise Masterclass: What is Social Enterprise?

Starts: 24 Oct 2018 10:30 AM
Finishes: 24 Oct 2018 11:30 AM
Venue: Launch Business Incubator, 3rd floor Maxwell Building, Room 335
Remaining places: 18
This session will introduce the concept of what a “social enterprise” is, why there is such interest in this model of business and why there is such confusion around this model of business.

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Enterprise Masterclass: Accessing Funding, Finance & Awards

Starts: 30 Oct 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 30 Oct 2018 2:00 PM
Venue: Launch Business Incubator, 3rd floor Maxwell Building, Room 335
Remaining places: 15
Its hard to think of any business that doesn’t need some funding or finance to start and grow. This session can give you guidance on how you might seek funding. Including information on applying for either a Start Up or Travel award of up to £5,000.

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Enterprise Masterclass: Learn how to pitch

Starts: 6 Nov 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 6 Nov 2018 1:00 PM
Venue: Launch Business Incubator, 3rd floor Maxwell Building, Room 335
Remaining places: 19
This workshop will help you develop your confidence skills, learn how to plan, structure and deliver your pitch effectively. We’ll cover organising content, positive body language and persuasive techniques to keep your audience’s attention.

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Enterprise Masterclass - Knowing your Customer

Starts: 13 Nov 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 13 Nov 2018 2:00 PM
Venue: Launch Business Incubator, 3rd floor Maxwell Building, Room 335
Remaining places: 25
This session will give you an understanding of your customer, the value of customer trust, how to build it, how to research your market, how to segment your market, and how to increase sales. You will think laterally about customer understanding and break down the marketing mix into stages.

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Enterprise Stories: Vikas Shah MBE

Starts: 15 Nov 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 15 Nov 2018 3:00 PM
Venue: Launch Business Incubator, 3rd floor Maxwell Building, Room 335
Remaining places: 39
Enterprise Stories: Vikas Shah MBE

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Enterprise Masterclass: Making the most of networking

Starts: 20 Nov 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 20 Nov 2018 2:00 PM
Venue: Launch Business Incubator, 3rd floor Maxwell Building, Room 335
Remaining places: 30
Why Network? Successful networking skills can raise your profile, build self-confidence, gain/share knowledge, create new contacts, and source new business. Successful networking is relevant to everyone, whether you want to be self-employed or employed in either the public or private sector.

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Enterprise Masterclass: Social Media and Blogging

Starts: 28 Nov 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 28 Nov 2018 2:00 PM
Venue: Launch Business Incubator, 3rd floor Maxwell Building, Room 335
Remaining places: 20
Social media is a great way to market your yourself and your business, bringing in new and repeat custom. But there are so many people and businesses using social media now, that it can be hard to stand out from the all the noise!

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Enterprise Stories: Naomi Timperley

Starts: 11 Dec 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 11 Dec 2018 3:00 PM
Venue: Launch Business Incubator, 3rd floor Maxwell Building, Room 335
Remaining places: 39
Enterprise Stories: Naomi Timperley

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