Careers Events




12/02/2018 10:00 - 13:00 Present & Pitch Metavalue Whether you are pitching a business idea or presenting in a job interview, getting your idea across successfully is key. This session will cover the essentials of presenting yourself effectively and getting your message across. MU313
13/02/2018 10:00 - 13:00 Opportunity Knocks Mischevious Marketing If you want to be the person known for not just coming up with great ideas but for making them happen then this is the workshop for you.  This session will fine tune your intrapreneurial and entrepreneurial skills.  So whether you are employed or working for yourself, this session begins at looking at how you come up with new ideas.  Not all opportunities are equal so the next part of the session involves how to determine which are most likely to be successful?  The session concludes by creating a framework to implement the ideas so you can reap the rewards. MU313
13/02/2018 11:00 -      12:00   Ace That Interview! With Enterprise-rent-a-car Enterprise-rent-a-car

The idea of interviews filling you with dread? Struggling to get past the first stage? Come and see how to Ace an Interview with a workshop from Enterprise Rent-A-Car; 2x winner of the Target Jobs Graduate Employer of the Year. Learn all the hints and tips you need to make that impending interview a breeze.

13/02/2018 14:00 - 16:00 Emotional Intelligence  Counselling and Services (Jo Ames) and Sally Smith (Student Support & Wellbeing) This session will look at emotional intelligence in relation to your career. MU313
14/02/2018 10:00   -      14:00 Meet The Employers Faculty of Arts/ The Workplace

This event will give you an opportunity to meet employers, arts practitioners and careers support staff and to give you an insight into how you could develop your creative career. The themes for the event are New Technologies and how these are likely to impact upon the career opportunities available to you and Self Employment as a major mode of work within the creative industries. 

George Wallis Building (MK)
14/02/2018 10:00 - 13:00 Marketing Yourself – Personal Brand  Mischevious Marketing This workshop gives you the opportunity to plan to cultivate an authentic and powerful personal brand. We start by looking at how your personal qualities, strengths and vulnerabilities form your brand values and personal identity.  Once these are identified we critique how these come across, both in person and in the digital sphere, through our behaviour and messages.  The session gives a fresh perspective on how to build consistency in your personal brand whilst being authentic.  Having a well thought through personal brand will strengthen your career success and entrepreneurial ventures. MU313
14/02/2018 11:00 - 13:00 Can You Hear Me? Rachel Ford A session about making yourself heard in meetings/ getting your points across in a confident and articuate way MU313
14/02/2018 14:00 - 16:00 Who's up for the debate? President of Law Society Wai. Lok Thinking about entering the legal profression? Experience the court room and exercise your negotiation and persuasion skills through this interactive debate MU313
14/02/2018 14:00 - 16:00 SPEED Start-Up SPEED  Have you have thought about working for yourself, freelancing or starting a business? The University of Wolverhampton helps students and graduates to successfully starts their own enterprises. Come and speak to our Enterprise team to find out how we can support you. MU313
15/02/2018 10:00 - 13:00 Business Model Canvas: business planning  Metavalue The Business Model Canvas (BMC) is used by start-up businesses and large corporations alike to create a highly effective business plans that can help a business successfully grow. Rather than spending time writing page after page on your business plan, our BMC session will help you create a visual, 1 page tool to launch your business idea. MU313

11:00 - 15:00

Barclays Digital Eagles Barclays Barclays Digital Eagles will have a pop-up stand in the MB foyer to network with students about an event they hope to run in two weeks time. Barclays will be discussing essential skills that can be gained from volunteering and how to improve digital literacy through interactive online modules that they deliver.  MB Foyer
15/02/2018 13:00 - 14:00 Your Career in Publishing Alistair Carnegie Hodge  Alistair Carnegie Hodge is Deputy Head of Humanities at The University of Derby and Programme Leader for its MA in Publishing course. Alistair will be visiting us to share his experience of working in publishing and the creative industries more generally, giving you tips on how to break in and what employers require. MU312
15/02/2018 14:00 - 15:00 How to improve your mental performance Shaun Cadwalleder An Inspirational talk led by an extremely successful and health conscious ex-student. Shaun and Gary will briefly demonstrate how the mind functions. But more importantly, they will provide tips and techniques on how we can improve the performance of our minds at work, our home life and also in our leisure time. MU312
16/02/2018 10:00 - 12:00 The Massive Goal Principle  David Hyner David Hyner joins us again, this time to show you that the only thing stopping you achieving in your life, is you.  His Massive Goal Principle session is based on 13 years of top achiever research has enabled us to identify the process that successful and effective people use when achieving their goals. Take yourself to the next level in performance.  MU313
16/02/2018 14:00 - 16:00  Memory and Revision Skills  David Hyner  David Hyner has a worldwide reputation and according to Barclaycard is, “possibly.. if not THE best speaker they have ever seen”.  Improving the way you remember things and how you revise will be useful not only to your life as a student but also for your future.  MU313