Future Skills Week

24 - 28 May 2021

UU provides the foundation

Future Skills Week, hosted by Ulster University, is a programme of skills boosting activities for our students and graduates and is delivered by a range of high-profile speakers and industry experts including; The Mind Tribe UK, Enterprise Causeway and the Big Motive.

These events will support students and graduates who are transitioning into the workplace at a time of transformational change across all sectors and job roles.

You build your future

Future Skills Week will offer something for all Ulster University students and graduates including access to information and advice as well as support for finding internship, placement and graduate opportunities.

With hundreds of opportunities already up for grabs on the University’s Handshake system, Future Skills Week will help students and graduates to identify suitable roles, hone interview skills, and connect with professionals across a range of sectors.

Accessing Future Skills Week Events

Ulster University students & recent graduates

Students and recent graduates should register for individual events via the relevant register link. On the day of the relevant event the registration link for each event will change to 'Join Live Session'.

University staff & alumni and Careers Teachers & Prospective students

University staff, alumni as well as Careers Teacher's and prospective students can access live joining links on the day of the event when the register button will change to 'Join live session'.

EDGE Accreditation

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to gain certification from the University to acknowledge your participation in Future Skills Week, you can use this to present to future employers. To receive certification for engagement at Future Skills Week you will need to attend four or more workshops/activities throughout the course of the week. Certificates will be issued following the event.

If you wish to receive EDGE Accreditation, you will need to engage with four or more workshops and complete a follow up evaluation which will be available following the event.

Please complete this short form to apply for EDGE Award Accreditation.

Register for Future Skills Week Certificate of Attendance

If you attended 4 or more events across Future Skills Week you are eligible for a Certificate of Attendance. Simply complete this short form


Events

Monday

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Katie Piper: The Answer to Happiness

Time: Monday 24th May at 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM   


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Launch and Learn versus Plan and Perfect

Time: Monday 24th May at 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM   

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Careers Café: Building your personal brand for the creative industries

Time: Monday 24th May at 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM   

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The Entrepreneur Factor - do you have it?

Time: Monday 24th May at 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM   


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Getting clear about your career

Time: Monday 24th May at 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM   

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Confidence in action

Time: Monday 24th May at 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM   

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Tell me you're employable without telling me you're employable

Time: Monday 24th May at 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM   


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The Resilience Project: Looking after your mental health

Time: Monday 24th May at 2:30 PM   


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Me, Myself & Mental Health

Time: Monday 24th May at 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM   

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Developing your business idea into reality

Time: Monday 24th May at 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM   

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Creative Problem Solving Skills: Using a Design Thinking Approach

Time: Monday 24th May at 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM   


Tuesday

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Digital Boost Microsoft EXCEL Tips and Tricks

Time: Tuesday 25th May at 9:00 AM to 9:30 AM   


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Digital Boost Microsoft POWERPOINT Tips and Tricks

Time: Tuesday 25th May at 9:45 AM to 10:15 AM   


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Create your own Video CV

Time: Tuesday 25th May at 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM   

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Presenting with impact

Time: Tuesday 25th May at 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM   


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Creative Problem Solving Skills: Using a Design Thinking Approach

Time: Tuesday 25th May at 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM   


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How to build your resilience so that you can become immune to rejection

Time: Tuesday 25th May at 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM   

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Personal Projection with your Personal Brand

Time: Tuesday 25th May at 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM   

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Lunch and Learn: Boost your Ambition

Time: Tuesday 25th May at 1:00 PM to 1:45 PM   

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Developing Strong Leadership From the Inside Out

Time: Tuesday 25th May at 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM   

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Create your own Video CV

Time: Tuesday 25th May at 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM   


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Confidence in action

Time: Tuesday 25th May at 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM   

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Self care strategies: Beyond bubblebath

Time: Tuesday 25th May at 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM   

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Wednesday

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Digital Boost Microsoft WORD Tips and Tricks

Time: Wednesday 26th May at 9:00 AM to 9:30 AM   


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Digital Boost Microsoft EXCEL Tips and Tricks

Time: Wednesday 26th May at 9:30 AM to 10:00 AM   


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Introduction to LinkedIn

Time: Wednesday 26th May at 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM   

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Level-Up: Get Career Ready

Time: Wednesday 26th May at 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM   

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The Entrepreneur Factor - do you have it?

Time: Wednesday 26th May at 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM   


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Creative Problem Solving Skills: Using a Design Thinking Approach

Time: Wednesday 26th May at 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM   


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Careers Café: Understanding & Overcoming Interview Nerves

Time: Wednesday 26th May at 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM   

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How To Kickstart Your Career In The New World

Time: Wednesday 26th May at 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM   

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Lunch and Learn: Describing the unique value you add in the workplace

Time: Wednesday 26th May at 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM   

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Press Play: Get Work Ready

Time: Wednesday 26th May at 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM   

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Presenting with impact

Time: Wednesday 26th May at 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM   


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Developing your business idea into reality

Time: Wednesday 26th May at 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM   


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Its all about who knows you!

Time: Wednesday 26th May at 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM   

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Thursday

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Digital Boost Microsoft OFFICE 365 Tips and Tricks

Time: Thursday 27th May at 9:00 AM to 9:30 AM   


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Digital Boost Microsoft OUTLOOK Tips and Tricks

Time: Thursday 27th May at 9:30 AM to 10:00 AM   


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Launch and Learn versus Plan and Perfect

Time: Thursday 27th May at 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM   


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Personal Projection with your Personal Brand

Time: Thursday 27th May at 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM   

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Developing Strong Leadership From the Inside Out

Time: Thursday 27th May at 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM   

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Presenting with Impact

Time: Thursday 27th May at 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM   


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Creative Problem Solving Skills: Using a Design Thinking Approach

Time: Thursday 27th May at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM   


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The Resilience Project - Looking after your Mental Health

Time: Thursday 27th May at 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM   

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Lunch and Learn: Workplace Myths

Time: Thursday 27th May at 1:00 PM to 1:45 PM   

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Accelerated Self-Management

Time: Thursday 27th May at 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM   

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NI Senior Women's Football Team: Euro 2022, A New Dream

Time: Thursday 27th May at 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM   

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Friday

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Digital Boost Microsoft EXCEL Tips and Tricks

Time: Friday 28th May at 9:00 AM to 9:30 AM   

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Digital Boost Microsoft POWERPOINT Tips and Tricks

Time: Friday 28th May at 9:30 AM to 10:00 AM   


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BOOST Your CV - The ‘Triple Stack Hack’

Time: Friday 28th May at 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM   

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Perceptive Peers: Supporting a friend's mental health

Time: Friday 28th May at 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM   

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The ABCs of a Business Plan

Time: Friday 28th May at 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM   

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Careers Café: Graduation- What Next?

Time: Friday 28th May at 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM   

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LinkedIn Advanced

Time: Friday 28th May at 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM   

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The Power of a Growth Mindset

Time: Friday 28th May at 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM   

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Unlock Your Future with David Meade

Time: Friday 28th May at 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM   

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