LJMU Workshops for International Students

10 February 2012

Visa Advice Workshops

LJMU's Student Advice team will be running a series of workshops to help international students with any visa issues they have, particularly in relation to Tier 4 Student visa extensions and applications for Tier 1 Post Study Work. The workshops will run every Wednesday in the World of Work Careers Centre (formerly the Graduate Development Centre). All international students who need to extend their visa or apply for Post Study Work should attend one of the workshops. If you have any specific questions you can email us internationaladvice@ljmu.ac.uk

For further information and to book your place visit https://gdc.ljmu.ac.uk/events/

Careers Workshops for International Students

The World of Work Careers Centre (formerly the Graduate Development Centre) is running a series of careers workshops for international students to take place at both Byrom Street and John Foster Building in February and March. If you are an international student and will be looking for a job or placement soon, these session will be extremely useful.

Assessment Centres for International students
Are you applying for graduate jobs in the UK? Find out about the activities that employers use in Assessment Centres as part of the selection procedure. Don't miss the opportunity to increase your confidence and improve your performance by practising elements of this process in a helpful and supportive environment.
Wednesday 7 March, 12.00 - 2.00pm, Room G04 John Foster building, Mount Pleasant

Job Hunting in the UK for International Students

Looking for a job can be difficult - the workshop can help you to identify the different ways to search for a job and how to target potential companies in the UK. It will introduce you to the skills of tapping into the hidden jobs market and effectively developing and utilising your network of contacts successfully.
Monday 13 February, 2.00 - 3.30pm, Room 102 Byrom Street building, City Campus
Thursday 23 February, 2.00 - 3.30pm, Room G15 John Foster building, Mount Pleasant

World of Work Skills Certificate Introduction for International Students
Do you want to have the skills to stand out from the crowd? Why not get involved with the LJMU unique employer verified process, which aims to make our graduates the most valued by recruiters. This session provides an overview of the three stages of the World of Work Skills Certificate of Self Awareness, Organisational Awareness and Making Things Happen.
Tuesday 14 February, 2.00 - 3.30pm, Room 323 Byrom Street building, City Campus
Tuesday 28 February, 12.00 - 1.30pm, Room M05 John Foster building, Mount Pleasant 

CV Writing for International Students

You may have all the skills and experience, but without a CV that conveys this to employers, you will experience difficulty to reach interview stage. This session will help you communicate your skills and experience effectively, looking at different formats of CVs and identifying what UK employers are looking for.
Thursday 16 February, 9.00 - 10.30am, Room 228 Byrom Street building, City Campus
Wednesday 15 February, 1.00 - 2.30pm, Room G15 John Foster building, Mount Pleasant 

Interview Preparation for International Students
Discover how to market yourself effectively and what to expect from an interview by coming to our interactive session. We'll tell you everything you need to know about interview preparation, awkward questions and successful interview etiquette.
Monday 5 March, 9.00 - 10.30am, Room 206 John Foster building, Mount Pleasant

For further information or to book a place on any of these workshop visit https://gdc.ljmu.ac.uk/events

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