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TEDx is coming to the University of Cumbria!

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TEDx, an independently organised TED event, is coming to Carlisle for one night only!

Tickets available on the UoC TEDx website here.

 

The Theme

For the first ever University of Cumbria TEDx event the theme ‘Progression’ has been chosen, this ties in nicely with university life and can have a broad interpretation. Expect talks on career progression, the progression of ideas and much more. The event speakers really have had some great ideas on what progression means to them and the world.

 

The Speakers:

  • Andy Beeforth – Chief Executive Cumbria Community foundation
  • Jacqui Filkins – Honoury Fellow, advisor to EU on health matters – Sustainability Strategies.
  • Brenda Crossley – Graduate – Aging & Adapting With Technology.
  • Nathan Roberts – Zoo Keeper – Conservation and Effective Communication.
  • Phillip Wilson – Musician. Making Music Accessible For All.
  • Annie Weir – Self-published creative writing graduate – Age Is Not A Barrier.

Developing a great line-up for this event has been tough, there are just so many talented people with great ideas! There will be something for everyone with six super talented speakers all with unique ideas to share from varied backgrounds. Be sure to check out the event blog here for updates on speakers with details about them and their talks.

 

When

Thursday 5th May 2016 at 18.30 until 21.30

 

Where

The event will be held in the University of Cumbria’s Fusehill Street campus close to the centre of Carlisle in the Learning Gateway Lecture Theatre.

University of Cumbria, Fusehill Street, Carlisle, CA1 2HH

 

Tickets

A ticket must be purchased to ensure attendance. Just to make it even harder to resist temptation you will get a free beer and a burger with each ticket. Now that’s food for thought…

Tickets are £8.49 per person (including booking fees)

Tickets available on the UoC TEDx website here.

 

 

About TEDx, x = independently organized event
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TED Talks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized. (Subject to certain rules and regulations.)

Find out more on the TED website.

New to TED? Here’s 11 must see TED talks.

 

This event is being organised by Ben Parker (University of Cumbria Events Management Student)

 

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Employer Focus: Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

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At Sussex Partnership we have a number of nursing vacancies across our services in both mental health and Learning disabilities, we want to offer University of Cumbria students who are graduating this year the opportunity to come and join us!

Who are we?

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is 5,000 passionate and dedicated clinicians, support staff and managers, working hand in hand with partners in the community to care for and support vulnerable people.

Together, we provide mental health, learning disability, substance misuse and prison healthcare throughout Sussex, along with a range of specialist services across the south east of England and beyond. We’re now one of the most influential and most well respected mental health trusts in the country and, as a teaching trust of Brighton and Sussex Medical School, we’re developing a national reputation for leading-edge research.

We are optimistic about the future for the NHS and social care, and our place in that future. Join us!

Nursing at Sussex

As a Sussex Partnership Nurse, you will be part of a nursing workforce of over two and a half thousand. Our services as I am sure you know are provided right across Sussex, with specialist services in Hampshire, Kent and Medway and Lewisham. We pride ourselves on being a Teaching Trust; and value our nurses by encouraging them to continue their training and development by;

  1. Supporting completion of a structured preceptorship period for newly qualified staff
  2. Funding short and longer programmes of study including brief courses, internal and external conferences and postgraduate study.
  3. Developing new roles and career paths including non-medical prescribing, non-medical approved clinicians and clinical academic posts.
  4. Providing opportunities to engage in research through membership of the Sussex Partnership research network

What can we offer?

We currently have a number of Band 5 Nursing opportunities available across our services.

Salary for Band 5 Staff nurses:
Band 5 (£21,478 – £27,901) in addition we are paying our nurses a £2000 Golden Hello (retention clause applies)

Relocation support?
We will pay £500 towards helping you relocate to Sussex

View our current vacancies: NHS Jobs website

Visit our website for more information about the Trust: http://www.sussexpartnership.nhs.uk/

Relocting to Sussex: http://www.sussextourism.org.uk/

 

Friday’s Featured Vacancy – 31/10/2014

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Whatuni Campus Ambassador

Are you an enthusiastic and out-going?

Are you looking to work at your convenience around your studies?

Do you want to earn extra cash and gain valuable work experience?

Are you confident with speaking in public?

If so Whatuni.com want you to be our eyes and ears on campus and in the local area, managing a range of tasks, from putting together exciting content for our website, through to collection reviews from fellow students to aid the next generation of University goers. This is a really exciting opportunity for undergraduates interested in careers in media, marketing, journalism, who are keen to start accruing valuable work experience. For more information please email oliver.gibbons@hotcourses.com

Friday’s Featured Vacancy 19/09/2014 – The Nicest Job in Britain

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National Philanthropy Manager (The Nicest Job in Britain)

We’re looking for a special kind of person.

A willing, enthusiastic philanthropist with a passion for helping others. Someone who will be an active ambassador for UA as well as all things good, travelling around Britain and lending a hand to a different charity or third sector organisation each week for a year.

Spreading our ‘Do More Good’ ethos far and wide and making real difference to those who need it most.

Variety is the spice of life and with this role every day will be different. You will spend four days a week at a different charity or third sector organisation; carrying out whichever tasks they require help with. As well as keeping a weekly online blog to raise awareness of each charity or organisation. To document the experiences of the role and to inform the world of your on going good work

From marketing, to fundraising, to decorating; your mission will be to help them out however they require. Helping them to do more good.

The Good stuff.

Apart from helping to promote doing more good and getting to positively impact a great number of people in need, there are some excellent benefits to this position:

  • A generous salary
  • A Company car to take you on your travels across the country
  • Comfortable accommodation for the duration of your stay in each area
  • Return flights to a destination of your choice plus sufficient holiday allowance
  • A change-making £2,500 donation to your chosen charity
  • The ultimate experience, media training and added support to send you on your way

To apply for this position, submit a short video entry along with an online application stating why you would be the best person for the job to the website below.

http://www.nicestjobinbritain.co.uk/

Adzuna’s Graduate of the Year Competition 2014

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Hey there graduates! Could you be Graduate of the Year 2014?

Adzuna are running a competition where you could win an internship, some cold hard cash, and a fantastic opportunity for some CV feedback!

The prizes are:

  1. An internship with a top UK company (including eBay, L’Oreal, Sony & Google)
  2. A cash prize of £1,000
  3. A CV clinic with a top UK entrepreneur

Competition for graduate jobs is high, with a lot of graduates having to take non-graduate level jobs – it can be tough to find employment, especially if you are a recent grad! This amazing prize could help you land your dream job!

Adzuna are looking for a recent graduate from a recognised UK university – they want to find the brightest, sparkiest, gutsiest individual around. If you are skilled in arts, music, sports, academia, languages or are an outstanding student union member, leader, or social contributor, Adzune want to hear about you and why you deserve to win.

To enter the competition, all you need to do is to click here and tell Adzuna why you think you are the Graduate of the Year 2014.

The deadline for applications is the 22nd of August and the finalists will be notified by email on the 1st of September 2014.

Good Luck!

You can follow along with the competition on twitter: #graduateoftheyear – while you’re on there, why not give us a follow @UoCCareers!