This event is part of the heritage skills programme run by the Research Institute for Arts and Humanities.
Dr Katrina Legg, Archivist, Richard Burton Archives
Elen Davies, Librarian
Venue: Glyndwr Room A, Glyndwr Building, Swansea University
Date/time: 2 June 2015, 2.00-3.00 pm
The session is open to all students and non-students.
Places are limited, so reserve your space today:
Contact Kate Spiller, Project Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org
Calling all Swansea University final year undergraduate students, come and join us for this event:
When: Tuesday 2 June 2015
Where: HUB, ILS2 building Swansea University Medical School
Time: 12 noon – 1.00pm
What: Free lunch and an opportunity to find out more about our range of taught and research programmes
Don’t miss out – register today to attend the event.
For more information on the courses we offer visit www.swansea.ac.uk/medicine/learningandteaching/postgraduatetaught/.
From PhD programmes and studentships to professional doctorates, jobs.ac.uk has launched a dedicated PhD portal for postgraduates to make it even easier for students to search for PhDs.
Visit www.jobs.ac.uk/phd for advice and information to support your postgraduate journey.
TeachFirst still have places left for Welsh medium students on their Leadership Development programme. These opportuniteis are open to final year students who have at lest 50% of their degree in Welsh OR a grade B or above in Welsh at A level and GCSE at grade B or above in both English and Mathematics.
The LDP is an intensive two-year programme that combines your development as a practising teacher with personal and business skills training, internship opportunities, mentoring and access to an ambassador network and supporters.
High-profile recruiters from all sectors recognise that the skills and strategies you develop in the classroom are directly transferable to any career. They know that if you can engage, motivate and stimulate a class of 30, you can handle pretty much any situation in any organisation. Google, The Civil Service Fast Stream, Goldman Sachs, Accenture, Aldi and PwC are just a few of Teach First’s supporters who have gone on to recruit graduates after the Leadership Development Programme. They also support in other ways such as deferred entry schemes and offering internships whilst you are on the LDP.
Exactly how your journey evolves will be up to you – this is your journey, and, while there are a number of fixed requirements along the way, Teach First expect you to take the lead in shaping your route. Where will it take you? Places are nearing capacity so it’s time to get yours submitted!
Download more information here:
- Information on the programme
- Wales – Cymru as a location on the programme
- Salary and benefits (including a fully funded PGCE, partially funded Masters plus a full-time graduate salary)
Contact Emma Cheetham at TeachFirst: Email: ECheetham@teachfirst.org.uk, telephone: 07534903873
The National Audit Office, in partnership with Windsor Fellowship, is launching the 2015 Summer Internship Programme for undergraduates from a Black or Asian minority ethnic background who are interested in a career in accounting and auditing.
The summer internship Programme will offer successful applicants the opportunity to gain expereine of working life in a professional organisation in London:
- Competitive salary £21,782 pro rata
- 4.5 days leave for an eight week placement
- Staff restaurant
- Subsidised onsite Fitness Centre
Eligibility and Application Criteria:
- Be from a Black or Asian minority ethnic group
- Must have a demonstrable interest in studying to become a Chartered Accountant and an interest in the public sector, government and audit
- Expected degree: 2.1 degree and 300 UCAS points
- You will need to be a UK, Commonwealth, EEA or Swiss national to comply with Civil Service nationality rules. Please note that it is not possible to sponsor work visas.
- Penultimate/Final year of study
- Commitment to the eight week Internship.
Further information on the Programme is available on the Windsor Fellowship website at www.windsor-fellowship.org along with the on-line application form.
The deadline for receipt of applications is 23rd March.
Generation UK – China was launched by the British Council in 2013. It aims to help students from the UK boost their employability, enhance their long-term job prospects and develop a global mindset through study and work experience opportunities in China. You can also contact the International Development Office (IDO) with queries about the programme.
As companies from across the globe engage with China at various levels, work experience in China is increasingly valued by employers. Working in China is a way for students to enhance their cultural awareness and is an excellent investment in their future. These internships are within a range of different industries across six cities within China and are selected by two companies working in partnership with the British Council (InternChina and CRCCAsia), who also guarantee a high level of pastoral care while students are in China. Application is open to students/postgraduates within their first year of graduation who are in receipt of/received a Maintenance Grant from Student Finance. Those in receipt of a full grant will also receive sponsored return flights. The internship funding covers placement fee, accommodation and comprehensive travel insurance, as well as an airport pickup service and dedicated support throughout the internship. There are spaces reserved on this programme for Welsh students.
Studying in China gives students the opportunity to learn more about Chinese culture, language, business and economy, as well as a competitive advantage in the job market. Academic scholarships are available for students to undertake between 5 and 12 months of non-degree study at one of the British Council’s partner universities in a range of subjects. Application is open to all students and postgraduates within their first year of graduation. This funding includes covering of tuition fees, accommodation, a monthly living stipend and medical insurance. Please see www.britishcouncil.cn/en/programmes/education/generation-uk for further specification of the scholarships and their application criteria.
Available to students who will be starting Masters or PhD study in autumn 2015.
£5,000 Masters scholarship from FindAMasters.com, available in all subjects for study at any university listed on FindAMasters.com. Two £500 runners-up scholarships will also be awarded.
£5,000 PhD scholarship from FindAPhD.com, available in all subjects for study at any university listed on FindAPhD.com. Two £500 runners-up scholarships will also be awarded.
There are lots of other resources for students at www.FindAMasters.com and www.FindAPhD.com, including studying abroad and general funding guides.
Watch out for the following Employer in The Foyer events organised by Careers and Employability:
Location: Entrance foyer of the Library
19th February 11-2.00 – Chatteris International Graduate Programme in Hong Kong www.chatteris.org.uk
3rd February 10-4.00 – Smaller Earth www.smallerearth.com
10th March 10-4.00 – Teach First www.teachfirst.org.uk
12th March 10-4.00 – ICAEW – Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales www.icaew.com
Applications for the Programme are now open to graduates and undergraduates graduating in 2015 with relevant science degrees.
See information on the NHS Careers website.
Applications should be made through the National School of Healthcare Science’s website which includes:
- Job description and person specification
- Details of open days
- An applicant guide
- FAQs relating to the programme and recruitment process
- A list of posts available by specialism and region
In association withFindAMasters.com & FindAPhD.com.
Thursday 29 January 2015
11.30 am – 5.00 pm
Senate House, University of London
Need another degree?
- Meet with up to 100 UK and international postgraduate course providers
- Free presentation programme
- Advice on choosing your course, funding and more
- Free to attend for anyone considering postgraduate study
Visit www.gradsintocareers.co.uk/postgrad for event details.
If you’re interested in postgraduate study and research opportunities at Swansea University, click here to download the prospectus and find out about the application process, fees and funding.
PGCE Secondary information days will be held on:
- Tuesday, 18 November, 2014, 9.30 – 12.30
- Thursday, 12 February, 2015, 16.00 – 19.00
The South West Wales Centre for Teacher Education
Swansea SA2 0UT
Download the following here:
Book online here to attend an Information Morning.
Trainee teachers can receive incentives of up to £20,000 (amount to be confirmed for 2015 and subject to programme and degree qualification).
The following Secondary PGCE programmes are available for 2015/16:
Art and Design
Design and Technology
Modern Foreign Languages
Vacancies also exist for Primary PGCE
Our annual Careers Fair is your opportunity to come and talk to lots of potential employers all in one place here on campus.
You can download full details of the Fair at http://myuni.swan.ac.uk/careers/whats,on/.
Also, click here to download a list of questions to help you with ideas about what you might want to ask employers.
Applications & Interviews, Business & finance, CV, Careers, Diversity, Engineering & technology, Jobs, Medical related, Postgraduate Study, Psychology, Science, Skills, Teaching, Work Experience, arts & humanities, law, life sciences, public sector, volunteering
Daiwa Scholarships offer young and talented UK citizens with strong leadership potential the opportunity to acquire Japanese language skills and to access expertise and knowledge relevant to their career goals over 19 months in Japan.
No previous experience of Japan or knowledge of the Japanese language is necessary.
The closing date for completed Daiwa Scholarship 2015 applications and submitting three reference letters is Thursday 4 December 2014.
Since 1991, over 141 graduates from more than 40 universities and 50 different subject areas – from engineering to politics and from fine art to law – have taken part in this programme.
Visit www.dajf.org.uk/ to view detailed information and apply online.
The US-UK Fulbright Commission can support you in various ways including their scholarship programme, advisory service and an upcoming webinar on postgraduate study and the Fulbright Awards.
Click here for details of the Fulbright Scholarships for 2015-16 – for UK citizens t o study in the USA
Application deadline: 31 October 2014
The Fulbright Commission is the only organisation that offers scholarships for academic work in any subject, at any accredited US university. Each year, they give awards to approximately 40 UK citizens, including approximately 25 at the postgraduate-level. More than funding, their awards offer scholars the opportunity to have a transformative cultural and academic experience and provide unparalleled support both during and after their Fulbright year. In addition to the all-disciplines category, Fulbright also offers subject-specific awards in partnership with prestigious UK and US institutions in fields such as public affairs, journalism, law, finance and information science.
(Non-UK citizens are encouraged to use the Fulbright Commission’s advisory service in the UK and attend USA Grad School Day, but to apply for Fulbright scholarships through the Commission or Embassy in their home country.)
If you harbour ambitions to become a teacher, then it’s not too late to apply for a place on University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD)’s Secondary PGCE programme for 2014/15.
There are still vacancies on the following PGCE courses, which start in September at UWTSD’s Townhill campus in Swansea:
Art & Design; Biology; Business Studies; Chemistry; Computing & ICT; Design & Technology; Geography; Mathematics; Modern Foreign Languages; Physics; Religious Education; Science; Welsh
Bursaries of up to £20,000 are available for certain courses, depending on your degree subject and classification.
UWTSD will be hosting an Open Evening for anyone interested in becoming a secondary teacher from 4pm–7pm on Thursday, 21 August.
You can register for this even through Eventbrite. For more information about UWTSD’s PGCE programme, please email email@example.com.
We have just renewed our subscription to the Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding online for 2014-15.
The Guide is all about alternative sources of funding – especially charities – which can make awards (fees, maintenance, research costs) to any student regardless of subject or nationality. Login at http://www.postgraduate-funding.com/gateway.
It contains a huge database of funding opportunities, comprehensive guidance and tools to help you prepare a winning grant application. As we have purchased a licence to the Guide, it’s FREE for all students and staff to use.
The Guide was written by two postgraduate students who between them have won over £45,000 from55 different charity awards. It contains model personal and financial statements, and over 250 links to voluntary sector funding sources. The Alternative Guide is independently published by GradFunding.
Places are still available on next year’s PGCE Secondary Design and Technology course at University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) starting in September. Click here to download more information.
Design and Technology is a subject that is always developing and has the capacity to capture the imagination of young people.
If you have at least a 2.2 in a design-based subject, like Product Design, Graphic Design, Engineering or even Textiles, UWTSD’s PGCE course could be the perfect platform for you to launch an exciting new career in teaching.
You can find out more information about this course by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
UWTSD will also be hosting an Open Evening for potential PGCE Secondary applicants from 4pm-7pm on Thursday, 21 August. You can register for this event through Eventbrite or by contacting the above email address.
If you’re passionate about languages and are interested in a career in teaching, places are still available on next year’s Modern Foreign Languages PGCE at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD).
The one-year course starts in September and takes place at UWTSD’s Townhill campus in Swansea and in partnership schools across South Wales.
Incentive grants of up to £15,000 are available to train to teach via the MFL PGCE, depending on your degree subject and classification.
UWTSD will be hosting an Open Evening for potential PGCE Secondary applicants from 4pm-7pm on 21 August. You can register for this event on Eventbrite or email email@example.com for further details.
Click here to download more information.
Grants offered, regardless of discipline, to European nationals who intend to go to Japan and to Japanese nationals who intend to come to Europe.
Visit www.canonfoundation.org/ for detailed information.
You are invited to take part in a research study which will involve answering questions about yourself and your experiences of employment. To take part you must be aged 18 or over, and a current undergraduate student at a university in the United Kingdom.
This research is funded by the Higher Education Academy, as part of a PhD research project being undertaken by Saffron Passam, a PhD student at Aberystwyth University. She is interested in how university students prepare themselves for employment. The study might not benefit you directly, but eventually the results might influence how topics are taught at universities across the UK. As a thank you, if you are eligible to participate, you will be entered into a prize draw for a £100 Amazon voucher.
Click here to view more information and take part.