Engaging Speakers & Unique Perspectives


When: 2nd February 2018, 10am - 4pm

Where: University of Liverpool in London - 33 Finsbury Square. 


  • Emmie Studencki, Business Services Consultant, Nottingham Trent University “NTU’s SME Strategy”.
  • Hester Gartrell, Club Project Manager, ReachOut “Eat, Sleep, Lead, Repeat: Opportunities for personal development that fit around life commitments”.
  • Dr Alan Richards, Innovation Lead and Certified facilitator of LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® method and materials, and Oliver Wood, Innovation and Community Producer, Disruptive Media Learning Lab, Coventry University “Building Employability through LEGO”.

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Alternative Placements – Work-based Learning with a difference

When: 5th July, 10-3pm,

Where: City, University of London

We are thoroughly looking forward to the next masterclass with the theme of ‘alternative placements’, which focuses on delivering work based learning in non-traditional and innovative ways. We have an excellent line up of speakers  sharing their experiences and discussing the pros and cons of the different modes of delivery. 

Find below a list of speakers:

·  Micro placements; helping law students increase their employability through shorter placements in industry - Gemma Kenyon, Head of Careers, City, University of London

·  'The Self Employed Placement' making it work at the University of Portsmouth and the journey in engaging our humanities and social science students'  - Alice Hooley, Student Placements Manager, and Lynda Povey, Enterprise Manager NEST, University of Portsmouth

·  Exploring the Professional Pathway Scheme – insights into City’s unique 3 year embedded placement schemes  - Kaveh Mir-Tahmasebi – PSI Executive Coaching

·  Delivering Employability through student constancy projects, working with students for mutual benefit – Alister Simpson and Olesha Klevnaya, Regents University London

I hope you are able to join us and we look forward to seeing you on the 5th July for what will be a very interesting session. Last signup for the masterclass is 4pm Friday 30th June