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EVENTS

Edu-venture societies hold a wide-array of events across university campuses around the UK. Updates are posted on our LinkedIn and Facebook pages, as well as below.

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Campus Events

  • Annual conference on preparing for careers beyond the ordinary

  • Events on global topics, with a focus on education and social philosophy, with guest speakers from the university and more broadly

  • Training days for career advancement, e.g. interview workshops, teacher training, mindfulness sessions, career counselling

  • China discussions, in partnership with SupChina and Gotoco China

  • Opportunities for participating in local projects with a social impact

  • Exciting mix of informal and formal socials and networking events

From Public Sector to Founding Your Own Social Enterprise: Sustainable Fashion, Social Mobility, and Women’s Empowerment

Careers Beyond the Ordinary How to turn the skills you have, into the career and lifestyle you want What: From Public Sector to Social Enterprise: How to go from teaching and public policy to setting up a social mobility charity or sustainable fashion business centred on women's empowerment This week we're excited to welcome Karen Arthur from Reddskin UK and Joyce Connell from Insight Outreach to discuss how they built careers in teaching and public policy respectively, before launching [...]

August 31st, 2020|

Andrew Disbury: What Mandarin Means to Me

Careers Beyond the Ordinary How to turn the skills you have, into the career and lifestyle you want What: Andrew Disbury: What Mandarin Means to Me In this talk from the Business Confucius Institute at the University of Leeds, Andrew Disbury will explain how learning to speak Chinese has shaped his life, career and global outlook. Attendees will learn from his successful career in International Business and Education, and pick up tips on how to describe the benefits of [...]

August 25th, 2020|

Kaiser Kuo: How to Get into Careers in China, Podcasting, and Journalism

Careers Beyond the Ordinary How to turn the skills you have, into the career and lifestyle you want What: Kaiser Kuo: How to Get into Careers in China, Podcasting, and Journalism (as well as Music and Tech) There are two points that are likely to be true for almost all our careers, no matter what we decide to do: We will change career path, role, and focus numerous times: with rapidly changing tech and politics, it’s difficult to predict what [...]

August 16th, 2020|

Policy Gurus: Shaping Tomorrow’s World in the Wake of COVID-19

Careers Beyond the Ordinary How to turn the skills you have, into the career and lifestyle you want What: Policy Gurus: Shaping Tomorrow's World in the Wake of COVID-19 With the turmoil caused by COVID-19 and global lockdowns, many of us are wondering how we can have an impact on government policy to better prepare for future challenges and to turn current difficulties into positive long-term changes. The wake of World War II brought global and drastic social progress, [...]

August 3rd, 2020|

Travel as a Career: write your way around the world and launch your own travel startup

Careers Beyond the Ordinary How to turn the skills you have, into the career and lifestyle you want What: Travel and Journalism Careers: write your way around the world and launch your own travel startup Want to make travel and travelling central to your career, but not sure where to start? Want to become a published writer, but worried about those first steps? Well, why not kill two birds with one stone? The world of writing, be it as [...]

July 26th, 2020|