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National Careers Week (1- 4 March)

Register to Attend our Webinars


It’s National Careers Week from 1-6 March 2021 and throughout the week, the Schools and Colleges team at the University of East London will be running live interactive subject webinars aimed at students in Year 12/FE 1 and above.   

Please click on the links below to register. 
Our webinars include Nursing, Visual Arts, Creative Industries, Public Health, Computer Science, Biomedical Science, Psychology and Sport.

Each webinar is 45 minutes, including a Q & A, and will help students to make informed choices about their next steps.  Our current students and academics will introduce them to a range of subject areas and the career paths these can lead to.  

As a careers-led university, our mission is to prepare our students for the jobs of the future and with our industry partners, we have designed our courses to be entrepreneurial, creative and inspirational.   

Register below:

1 March, 12.30-1.15pm.

This workshop will give you the opportunity to discuss the role of the nurse and nursing associate. It will examine the potential professional development career pathways and the different programmes available and their entry requirements. Thinking of becoming part of the nursing workforce? The University of East London is here to guide and support you to become part of the most trusted profession. Are you ready?

Visual Arts   
1 March, 4-4.45pm.

In this webinar, we will introduce you to our Visual Arts courses. At UEL, we’re affiliated to the Association of Illustrators and the Associations of Photographers, and our photography department has industry links with Ilford, Canon, Calumet, Metro and Manfrotto. Join us to learn more about where your future studies and career could take you. 

Creative Industries  
2 March, 12.30-1.15pm.

This webinar will introduce you to our courses in the creative industries. Through a mix of skills and knowledge in production, theory, reflection, enterprise and industry engagement, our students produce work at a professional standard for projects, festivals, business or entertainment, working to live or simulated briefs. Companies we work with include V&A East, East London Dance, Urban Development (Music), Stratford Circus, ASOS, Amazon and Hand and Lock So whether you're interested in becoming a maker, practitioner in industry or want to research industry trends and developments, join this webinar to find out where your future studies could take you. 

Public Health  
2 March, 4-4.45pm.

If you're looking at a career in which you'll make a massive impact and not only help improve people's lives, but transform them, then Public Health could be for you. In this 45 minute webinar, we will show you the range of careers our graduates have gone on to, from public health educators to specialists, working in voluntary organisations in the UK and abroad, or advising on policy. Join us to discover that anything is possible! 

Computer Science  
3 March, 12.30-1.15pm.

In this 45 minute webinar, you'll discover that computing is not just about programming or designing websites but about understanding the impact of information technology on individuals, organisations and the wider society. Graduates with computing degrees are highly sought after in the job market as they have a broad set of practical skills that are applicable to a huge amount of roles and industries. Join us to learn more about the range of industries that could be available to you, from software design and engineering, through to information security and data. 

3 March, 4-4.45pm.

Economists are in high demand in both the private and public sector and so this 45 minute webinar will focus on our Economics course and career destinations including economists in financial institutions and banking, business management, consulting, commerce, the public sector and voluntary organisations. Our graduates have gone on to work for companies such as Nomura, IAG Cargo, Macquarie, HSBC, Barclays, Wells Fargo and Metro Bank and they make skilled managers, researchers, analysts and strategists. Join us to find out more! **This webinar is for Years 10 -11**

Biomedical Science  
4 March, 12.30-1.15pm.

Biomedical science is a constantly evolving field, and there are plenty of rewarding career opportunities. In this 45 minute webinar, we will introduce you to the skills you'll develop in this field and the various career destinations available as a result. Some of these include the National Health Service, the Health Protection Agency, the National Blood Authority, the Health and Safety Executive or other government departments and you could find yourself working in private, university or forensic laboratories, veterinary science or pharmaceutical companies. 

4 March, 4-4.45pm.

Psychology is the essential foundation for the psychology professions but it doesn't stop there in terms of possible career pathways. In this 45 minute webinar, we will be discussing more about studying Psychology and how the learning, skills and confidence you develop reflects the knowledge and competencies required by other careers. At UEL, a third of our graduates become professional psychologists but many others go into different graduate careers including health and social welfare, sport and leisure, education, human resource management, consumer research and advertising, media, market research and community work. 

Monday, 1 March 2021 12:30 to Thursday, 4 March 2021 16:45