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Events & Monthly Activities

Events & Monthly Activity at University Centre Telford

Why not attend one of our events at University Centre Telford?  They will help you to update your skills and knowledge and find out more about subjects you are passionate about. They also provide the opportunity to refresh your study skills prior to returning to education.

Date

 

Time

Activity

Wednesday

6 September 2017

 15.30 - 16.30

Workshop: Finding Academic Information

This workshop will introduce effective searching techniques to help you to improve your search results and locate quality information for your assignments. It will help you to use high quality resources available through the online library at the University of Wolverhampton and on the Web.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/finding-academic-information-southwater-tickets-36776731193

Wednesday

6 September 2017
 16.45 - 17.45

Workshop: Harvard Referencing

Learn the building blocks of Harvard referencing and develop a skill that will benefit you throughout your time at University. This interactive workshop includes: the importance of referencing, where to find referencing tools, and how to construct references in the University of Wolverhampton Harvard referencing style.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/harvard-referencing-southwater-tickets-36776865595

Wednesday

6 September 2017

 18.00 - 19.00

Workshop: Introduction to Academic Writing

This workshop will take you through the important first stages of academic writing, including planning your time and understanding your assignment, through to starting to write, editing and proofreading your work.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/introduction-to-academic-writing-southwater-tickets-36776894682

Friday

8 September 2017

10.00 - 14.00

1:1 appointments available

It's not too late to think about Higher Education

Come in and see one of our specialists who can talk you through:

  • Study options, including flexible and part time learning
  • Entry requirements
  • Financial support available
  • The application process

 

Tuesday

12 September 2017

 13.00 - 16.00

Business Start-up Seminar

Are you thinking of starting your own business? Have you just become self-employed?

This event, by Telford Business Solutions Centre, offers a structured approach to identifying opportunities, planning for success and ensuring a better chance of survival.

It will cover a variety of aspects, including:

  • Is it right for you?
  • Business planning
  • Legal status and legalities
  • Taxation
  • Next steps

http://businesssolutionscentres.co.uk/sign-up-forms/business-start-seminar-12th-september-2017-2/

Thursday

21 September 2017

17.30 - 19.30

Find out more about Code Club

Code Club is a nationwide network of after-school coding clubs for children. All clubs are led by hosts and volunteers and this training is designed to give you all the information you need to start running a Code Club.

Join us for this fun and informative workshop whichwillcover what you need in order to either host a Code Club or become a volunteer:

  • what a Code Club is and what's involved
  • the roles of a host and volunteer
  • how to work effectively with schools and other host venues
  • an introduction to Safeguarding
  • A chance to get hands-on with Scratch & the Code Club projects

 Who is the training for?

  • Adults (16+) who would like to learn some coding basics on Scratch
  • Anyone who is considering hosting or volunteering at a Code Club and would like some more information before they get started
  • Anyone who has signed up as a volunteer but has not yet started running a Code Club

You do not need to have any prior knowledge of coding to join this session. You can learn to code as a volunteer!

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/code-club-training-session-telford-tickets-36537507669

Tuesday

26 September 2017

 

Appointments available of up to one hour between 10.00 and 14.00

Are you thinking about Higher Education?

Come in and see one of our specialists who can talk you through:

  • Qualification options for different careers
  • Student finance and how to apply
  • Applying through UCAS
  • Writing a good personal statement

Monday

02 October 2017

 

17.30 – 19.30

Introduction to Dementia Awareness

Hosted by senior lecturers from the University of Wolverhampton, this free session is designed to raise awareness of dementia. It will help you to learn more about the condition, spot signs and symptoms and consider ways in which we can better support people at home, in the community and at work.

 Friday

13 October 2017

Appointments available of up to one hour between 10.00 and 14.00

Are you thinking about Higher Education?

Come in and see one of our specialists who can talk you through:

  • Entry requirements for different courses
  • The application process
  • Student finance

 Monday

23 October 2017

Appointments available of up to one hour between 10.00 and 14.00

Are you thinking about Higher Education?

Book an appointment with one of our specialists who can talk you through:

  • Study options, including flexible and part time learning
  • Entry requirements
  • Financial support available
  • The application process
 Date to be confirmed  TBC

Security & Counter Terrorism Awareness for Businesses

Run by a Counter Terrorism Security Advisor from Warwickshire & West Mercia Police, this session (funded by the Home Office) aims to advise and familiarise managers, security staff and employees of public and private sector organisations on security and counter-terrorism issues.

 

All places must be pre-booked.  To register for any of the above, please Contact Us, ring on 01952 277777 or email on enquiries@uctelford.co.uk