Students’ Union

  • How to manage your online profile

    Another successful event ran by the Students' Union Skills Training team took place recently, on the topic of managing your online profile. Topics include social media, privacy, and tips for the perfect LinkedIn profile. The event can be viewed back...

  • Improve your presentation skills

    Recently, a couple of Students' Union Student Trainers ran a fantastic session to a group of students on how to improve your presentation skills. This successful event is a repeat of one which ran in Semester 1, and can be...

  • Skills Training opportunities in Semester 2

      The Students' Union based Skills Training provides a wide range of free workshops delivered by industry professionals, academic staff and specially trained student trainers to provide courses throughout the semester, including: Various training session in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and...

  • Blogging is for pros: a guide to successful blogging

    Joining up with the Students' Union Skills Training, Ross Ferguson delivered an insightful presentation on best practice for blogging, covering communication principles and skills which can be applied to everyday applications rather than technical aspects. Topics including content design, editing,...

  • Linked Event: Introduction to development with ASP.NET MVC

    Employability skills training: Introduction to development with ASP.NET MVC Date: Friday 20 November 2015 Time: 13:15 - 14:05 Sign up to the event   This session run by David Ringsell covers the basics of web development in Microsoft’s MVC which is...

  • LITEbox supports Academic Reps

    This year's Academic Reps conference, run by the Students' Union on 31 October 2015, saw Dr Jessica Francombe-Webb and Sarah Turpin, Project Co-leaders for the Alumni funded LITEbox initiative, leading their first session on digital technologies. Joined by a group...

  • Student Trainers using LITEbox space

    Student Trainers from the Students' Union (SU) Skills Training have recently taken the opportunity to make use of 8 West 1.28, one of the designated LITEbox spaces to promote their sessions to the wider student community. In preparation for using...

  • Linked Event: Improve your presentation skills

    Employability skills training: Improve your presentation skills (Students' Union) Date: Thursday 26 November 2015 Time: 18:15 - 19:45 Venue: 8W 1.28 Sign up to the event   Have you ever experienced an engaging presentation which left a lasting memory? Did you...

  • LITEbox/Students' Union Event: Blogging is for pros

    Date: Tuesday 17 November 2015 Time: 6.15pm - 7.45pm Venue: CB 5.13 There are a few spaces reserved on the door, so please turn up if you would like to attend. Whether marketing new products, showing customers behind-the-scenes to build...

  • Linked Event: Managing your online profile

    Employability skills training: Managing your online profile (Students' Union) Date: Thursday 3 December 2015 Time: 18:15 - 19:45 Venue: 8W 1.28 Sign up to the event   Ever wondered how to avoid the pitfalls of being too "exposed" online? Or...