The Careers & Employability Service offers a fantastic programme of career development workshops and employer presentations to help our students maximise their chances of career success. The workshop sessions are crammed with information and practical tips, whilst our employer presentations offer students the chance to network, find out about opportunities and what organisations look for in potential candidates.
Encourage your students to take part in the range of career development workshops and employer presentations taking place on campus next week:
Insight into Broadcasting and Journalism, 26th and 27th March 2012
Monday, 26th March 2012
The University of Manchester
Full details can be found at http://www.mmu.ac.uk/careers/events
Please encourage your students to attend.
MMU Careers & Employability Service
* Event subject to change. Please check www.mmu.ac.uk/careers/events for the latest information.
Deaf Awareness course
We are looking to plan a one-day Deaf Awareness course in All Saints on Monday 21st May 2012. The one day course is externally delivered, and in view of the cost it will work out around £50 a head payable by your department.
Brief details of the course are as follows:
Deaf Awareness Training
This 1 day course is for any member of staff likely to be communicating with people who are deaf or hard of hearing. The course is for beginners and so no prior experience is needed.
The aim of this course is to give hearing people a better understanding of the needs of deaf and hard of hearing people.
Good communication strategies Hearing Aids – help or hindrance? British manual alphabet – Fingerspelling Putting good communication into practice British Sign Language – Basic Signs Aspects of deaf culture Psychological effects of deafness Who and what is available to help deaf people Improving your workplace – making it user friendly Disability Discrimination Act in Higher Education inrelation to deaf people
Facilitators: External Consultants
Format: Workshop featuring presentation and group activities
Time: 9.00am to 4.30pm
Course Booking Forms can be found at www.mmu.ac.uk/humanresources/devandtrain/ and should be forwarded to OD & T, 6th Floor, All Saints. They need to be manually signed and a Budget Code clearly annotated in the appropriate box.
British Sign Language Course
We are running an instance of British Sign Language (introductory) Course on Wednesday 23rd May 2012 at All Saints.
This 1 day course is for any member of staff likely to be communicating with BSL users. The course is for beginners and so no prior experience is needed.
There are an estimated 60,000 BSL users in Britain making it the most widely used UK language after English and Welsh.
The aim of the course is to give participants an introduction to this fascinating language and build confidence in their ability to communicate with BSL users
There is a cost of £70 to your department, and your booking form should be signed by your manager/budget holder. This cannot be accepted without a budget code. If you can confirm a firm booking in the meantime then please drop us an email to save a place pending our receipt of the completed form.
Go to a day in May: