Newcastle University Business School

Employability Week

Employability Week

It’s never too early to start planning for your future.

Employability Week is our annual programme of events that exists to advise you on all aspects of your future career plans.

Each day will host speakers from a variety of Regional, National and International businesses and have been developed with you in mind. Externals will be coming in from the likes of KPMG, Deloitte, P&G, EY and some of our very own Alumni.

Employability Week will deliver tailored sessions to suit where you are in your career path, each day will focus on a different stage across both Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes. Employability week supports the global attributes we want you to possess upon entering the graduate employment market.

This week will be host to many exciting and innovative opportunities that we encourage you to take advantage of, such as:

  • Panel session exploring new trends in recruitment followed by a Q&A from students to explore what recruiters now look for.
  • Employer panel session on ‘Making Your Masters count’ - Postgraduate
  • Undertake recruitment selection activities (assessment centres and interviews)
  • Social Media experts helping you maximise your LinkedIn profile
  • Understanding the importance of your online presence – and your social media’s role in employer decision-making.
  • Sessions throughout, including career speed dating, building business confidence and problem solving as well as interview practice and much more.

It will:

  • give you an insight into your possible career options
  • develop your skills
  • enhance your employability

All sessions are held at Newcastle University Business School from Monday 29 October – Friday 02 November 2018.

students at the placement fair
  • HSBC Employability Session - Personal Branding

    With HSBC

    Date/Time: Thursday 01 November, 10:00 - 11:00

    Venue: Room 3.07

  • Stage 2 - Emerging trends in Accounting, Finance and Economics 2

    With EY

    Date/Time: Thursday 01 November, 10:30 - 11:30

    Venue: Room 2.10

  • Stage 1 - Your opportunities in the future workplace

    With BMC Recruitment, Nigel Wright, and Newcastle University Start Up

    Date/Time: Wednesday 31 October, 10:30 - 11:30

    Venue: Partners' Room 8.10

  • Postgraduate - World Café

    With HAYS Gloabalink Asia

    Date/Time: Tuesday 30 October, 11:00 - 14:00

    Venue: Café

  • Postgraduate - Financial Well being with Matt Knight, HSBC

    With HSBC

    Date/Time: Tuesday 30 October, 15:00 - 16:00

    Venue: Room 2.10

  • Postgraduate - Understanding the Asian Job Market

    With HAYS Globalink Asia.

    Date/Time: Tuesday 30 October, 15:00 - 16:00

    Venue: Room 1.03

  • Postgraduate - Work Experience for Masters Students

    With Byker Community Trust, Mayborn, and NUSU.

    Date/Time: Tuesday 30 October, 15:00 - 16:00

    Venue: Room 2.04

  • Postgraduate - Cross Cultural Leadership Challenge

    With CBI

    Date/Time: Tuesday 30 October, 12:00 - 15:00

    Venue: Room 8.10

  • Postgraduate - Your role in the future of Business Management

    With BlueSky

    Date/Time: Tuesday 30 October, 10:30 - 11:30

    Venue: Room 4.08

  • Postgraduate - Your role in the future of Marketing and Operations

    With Mothercare

    Date/Time: Tuesday 30 October, 10:30 - 11:30

    Venue: Room 8.10

  • Postgraduate - Your role in the future of Accounting, Finance and Economics

    With PwC

    Date/Time: Tuesday 30 October, 10:30 - 11:30

    Venue: Room 3.07

  • Stage 3 - The future of work in Business Management

    With BluSky Chartered Acocuntants

    Date/Time: Monday 29 October, 11:30 - 12:30

    Venue: Room 4.08

  • Stage 1- World Café

    With the Civil Service FastStream

    Date/Time: Wednesday 31 October, 12:00 - 14:00

    Venue: Business School Café

  • Postgraduate - Promoting the value of the Masters Degree on your CV

    With the Careers Service

    Date/Time: Tuesday 30 October, 15:00 - 16:00

    Venue: Room 4.08

  • Postgraduate - Your LinkedIn Profile

    With the Careers Service

    Date/Time: Tuesday 30 October, 16:00 - 17:00

    Venue: Room 1.03

  • Stage 2 - Emerging trends in Marketing

    With RA Marketing

    Date/Time: Thursday 01 November, 10:30 - 11:30

    Venue: Room 2.04

  • Stage 2 - Emerging trends in Business Management

    With Siemens

    Date/Time: Thursday 01 November, 10:30 - 11:30

    Venue: Room 4.08

  • Stage 2 - The Future of Recruitment

    With Alison Shaw, Goldman Visiting Professor at Newcastle University Business School

    Date/Time: Thursday 01 November, 12:00 - 13:00

    Venue: Room 1.03

  • Stage 2 - Succeeding at Interview

    With FDM

    Date/Time: Thursday 01 November, 13:30 - 14:30

    Venue: Room 4.06

  • Stage 2 - Developing as a leader

    With Alison Shaw, Goldman Visiting Professor

    Date/Time: Thursday 01 November, 14:30 - 15:30

    Venue: Room 1.03

  • Stage 2 - Professional networking using LinkedIn

    With the Careers Service

    Date/Time: Thursday 01 November, 15:30 - 16:30

    Venue: Partners' Room 8.10

  • Stage 1 - Workshop NCL+ Award

    With NUSU

    Date/Time: Wednesday 31 October, 14:00 - 15:00

    Venue: Room 1.03

  • Stage 1 - Enhancing Employability Through Work Experience

    With Cushman & Wakefield, Universal Pictures and Lidl UK

    Date/Time: Wednesday 31 October, 12:00 - 13:00

    Venue: Partners' Room 8.10

  • Stage 3 - Interview Practice

    With Nigel Wright and BluSky

    Date/Time: Monday 29 October, 15:00 - 16:00

    Venue: Room 4.20

  • Stage 3 - The Future of work in Marketing and Operations

    With Sky Gaming and Betting

    Date/Time: Monday 29 October, 11:30 - 12:30

    Venue: Room 3.07

  • Stage 3 - The Future of work in Accounting, Finance and Economics

    With Brewin Dolphin

    Date/Time: Monday 29 October, 11:30 - 12:30

    Venue: Room 2.04

  • Stage 3 - Know Your Strengths

    With EY, Enterprise Rent a Car, Virgin Money, BMC Recruitment, and Nike

    Date/Time: Monday 29 October, 10:30 - 11:30

    Venue: Room 1.03

  • Stage 1 - How to succeed in the future - internships and work experience

    With current students

    Date/Time: Wednesday 31 October, 10:30 - 11:30

    Venue: Room 2.04

  • Barclays Digital Eagles

    With Barclays Digital Eagles

    Date/Time: Friday 02 November, 10:30 - 16:00

    Venue: Room 2.04

  • Stage 2 - Digital applications

    With Sage

    Date/Time: Thursday 01 November, 13:30 - 14:30

    Venue: Room 2.03

  • Stage 2 - Building your experience

    With FDM, P&G, Deloitte, KPMG, Brewin Dolphin, and Atom Bank

    Date/Time: Thursday 01 November, 9:30 - 10:30

    Venue: Room 1.03

  • Stage 1 - Professional networking using LinkedIn

    With the Careers Service

    Date/Time: Wednesday 31 October, 15:00 - 16:00

    Venue: Room 3.07

  • Stage 1 - Introduction to Careers Support

    With the Careers Service

    Date/Time: Wednesday 31 October, 14:00 - 15:00

    Venue: Room 2.04

  • Stage 1 - Kickstart your career

    With HM Trasury, FDM, Civil Service FastStream, and Caritent

    Date/Time: Wednesday 31 October, 9:30 - 10:30

    Venue: Room 1.03

  • Postgraduate - Making Your Masters Count

    With Lear Corp, Amazon, StudyAtlas, Nike, HAYS, and Nigel Wright

    Date/Time: Tuesday 30 October, 9:30 - 10:30

    Venue: Room 1.03

  • Stage 3 - Strengths Assessment

    With the Careers Service

    Date/Time: Monday 29 October, 15:00 - 16:00

    Venue: Room 3.07

  • Stage 3 - Confidence Building and Problem Solving for Business

    With Teach First

    Date/Time: Monday 29 October, 15:00 - 16:00

    Venue: Room 2.04

  • Stage 3 - Talk Like Ted

    With Virgin Money

    Date/Time: Monday 29 October, 13:00 - 14:30

    Venue: Room 8.10

  • Stage 3 - Digital Interview Practice

    With Sage

    Date/Time: Monday 29 October, 10:30 - 14:30

    Venue: Room 2.10

  • Stage 3 - Your Digital Application

    Date/Time: Monday 29 October, 16:00 - 17:00

    Venue: Room 1.03

  • Future of Work Challenge

    Date/Time: Friday 02 November

    Venue: Partners' Room 8.10

  • Stage 2 - Emerging trends in Accounting, Finance and Economics 1

    Date/Time: Thursday 01 November, 10:30 - 11:30

    Venue: Room 2.03