Student Circus webinars for international students – final two sessions coming up

Session 8: From international students to entrepreneurs 

What the session will cover:

How to start a business in the UK: from idea to sustainability

Support available for budding entrepreneurs

Using University as a launchpad + network

Running business in UK versus home country (sustainability conscious, social enterprise)

Hackathons and business bootcamps, funds, accelerators you can apply to

Entrepreneur visas for internationals

Check out the sesson here and register. 

Session 9: What do UK employers seek from candidates?

What the session will cover:

Know what types of exercises/things can set you apart in front of UK employers

How can you pitch your identity as an international student positively to employers willing to work with you?

What kinds of soft skills and previous work experience do employers like to see?

Check out the session here and register

All sessions are open to all and FREE to attend! Short replays from the session will be available later on our platform.

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Get into teacher training – Online open event March 21st 2pm to 3pm

Get into teacher training – Online open event March 21st 2pm to 3pm

Did you know there is still time to apply for a Postgraduate Teacher Training programme here at London Metropolitan University for September 23-24? Come and find out more!

Book your place here:

Find out about the teacher training courses at London Metropolitan University. All your questions answered.

Enhance your career prospects with a teaching qualification from London Metropolitan University. At our PGCE open events, you will find all you need to know about the practicalities of preparing a successful application to a PGCE programme. You’ll have the opportunity to find out about entry requirements, fees and funding and what to expect on a PGCE course.

We have a strong reputation for training the next generation of teachers – come along to one of our open events to meet the academics who’ll help you reach your full potential

Hear about the different possible pathways to teaching and how to give yourself the best chance of success. All your questions answered!

2pm: Introduction to teacher training at London Met (Rob Fonseca, Head of Initial Teacher Education)

2.30pm: Your questions answered. Advice and guidance on how to apply.

3pm: Finish

We look forward to seeing you there!

Please note, it is advisable to join the event using Google Chrome.

Book a place here:

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Volunteering pop-up 23 March 12 – 2 pm, The Junction Cafe


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PwC Presentation: What are the Skills that we look for? Wednesday 22 March at 3pm

Wednesday 22 March, GC1-08, First Floor, Graduate Centre, Holloway CampusPwC is the second-largest professional services network in the world. PwC are coming to London Metropolitan University next week and would like to invite you along to their skills session on What are the skills that we look for?

 What are the skills that we look for?

If you’ve made an application or are thinking of applying to one of PwC’s programmes, their “What are the skills that we look for?” session will provide some guidance on what they’re looking for in the application process.

This will be taking place in GC1-08 between 3pm and 4pm on Wednesday 22 March and you can register here.

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Save the date: Working in the UK after your Studies Webinar 11 am Thursday 23 March

Are you thinking about possible immigration routes and work options in the UK after you complete your studies?

The International Student Advice team and the Careers and Employability Service team are hosting a ‘Working in the UK after your studies’ webinar to provide information and advice covering visas and immigration, job searching and graduate careers.

You will have the opportunity to ask questions relating to switching from your Student visa and the categories that you can switch to within the UK. The webinar will take place on Thursday 23rd March from 11am to 1pm.

We have also invited Dhruv Krishnaraj from Student Circus who will provide information and tips on finding internships and jobs, including the types of roles sponsored under the ‘Skilled Worker visa’ on the Student Circus job search database for international students. The Careers & Employability Service will also talk briefly on how the service can support international students and recent graduates.

This is an online event, the link to join will be emailed to everyone who has booked a place a day before the event.

To book your place, please visit Eventbrite to register your interest for the workshop.

Collaborate joining link:

The webinar might benefit second and final year students more, but all levels of study are welcome as the information is relevant to all Student visa holders.

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Careers events – April 2023

Tuesday 4 April 2023 11.00am-12.00pm Virtual

Creating an excellent CV and cover letter

In an increasingly competitive job market, you need to make an impact when completing your CV and cover letter. Come along to this workshop to find out how you can make the most of your skills and promote yourself effectively in your CV and covering letter.

Tuesday 11 April 2023 3.00-4.00pm Virtual

Develop your Interview Skills

In the current climate, employers are adopting a virtual approach to hiring and conducting interviews remotely. It takes you through the various types and stages of the interview process and what is typically involved.

This is an interactive session to help you develop strategies for responding to interview questions and present your strengths so that employers see their value to the organisation. You will be introduced to additional resources that you can use to practice and hone your interview skills so that you approach the selection process with greater confidence.

Wednesday 19 April   11.00am-12.00pm Holloway Campus  Room to be confirmed

Common mistakes students whilst searching and applying for jobs

This enjoyable session profiles common mistakes and, crucially, shows you how to avoid them.

Thursday 20 April 2023 2.00-3.00pm Virtual

Creating an excellent CV and cover letter

In an increasingly competitive job market, you need to make an impact when completing your CV and cover letter. Come along to this workshop to find out how you can make the most of your skills and promote yourself effectively in your CV and covering letter.

Thursday 27 April 2023 11.00am-12.00pm Virtual

Using LinkedIn to get jobs and build a network

In this interactive session you will gain an insight into the different ways in which you can use LinkedIn and learn about the key elements of developing an effective LinkedIn profile.

To book your place go to:



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2023/24 sandwich placement student application process is now open!

We are pleased to announce that 12 government departments are now offering the opportunity for talented numerate students, to undertake analytical roles before their final year.

The following departments will be offering year-long placements Home Office, Valuations Office Agency, Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, HM Revenue & Customs, Department for Transport, Department for Work and Pensions, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Cabinet Office, Department of Health and Social Care

We are looking to recruit undergraduate students for a number of roles in a range of locations across England. Students will typically start their placements in summer 2023.

We are now accepting applications. Our deadline is 23:55 on Friday 24th March.

For more information about the placements we offer please see the attached Job Description and Event Flyer.

Application process: 

If you are interested applications can be submitted via the Civil Service Jobs resourcing system and by searching for job reference 272369 or following the link: GORS Analytical 1-Year Sandwich Placement or Summer Placement – Civil Service Jobs – GOV.UK

Interviews will be held w/c 24th April 2023 and 1st May 2023. Please ensure students check their eligibility before applying.


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STEM Women London Tech Careers event 23 March.

This event is completely free for attendees and offers a fantastic opportunity for students to develop their networking skills, meet with leading tech employers, apply for roles and opportunities, and hear live talks from exhibiting organisations.

Event details

  • London In-Person Technology Careers event, sponsored by Reply
  • Thursday 23rd March
  • 12.00-4.30pm – drop in at any time throughout the event to network. Insight talks and workshops will run throughout the day.
  • Exhibitors include: Acturis, Barclays, Belron, FNZ, Garrison, IQUW Administration Services, KPMG, and more to be announced.
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Volunteering Pop up Tuesday 7 March 2023 12.00-2.00pm the Junction

Organisations and Roles -

National Hearing loss charity – supporting people who are deaf, have a hearing loss or tinnitus with free confidential and impartial information and advise.

Volunteer roles

Hearing aid support volunteer

Community Volunteers

Information outreach volunteer

Decoded: Changing Life Trajectories CIC delivers tailored growth mindset and personal development programmes, to secondary school aged young people. We believe in equipping young people with the tools needed to change their own life outcomes.

Volunteer roles

Volunteer Youth Mentor/Facilitator

Family Friends is a befriending charity based in West London, celebrating our 30th year this year! Using our fully trained and checked volunteers, we help support low income families in and around Central West London.

Volunteer roles:

Big Buddy Befrienders

Family Befrienders

IntoUniversity offers an innovative programme that supports young people from disadvantaged neighbourhoods to attain their chosen aspiration, including further and higher education, employment and work-based training.

Volunteer roles:

University Student Mentoring

Academic Support Mentoring

Centre 404 is a prominent and successful charity that offers friendly, reliable and person centred support to people with learning disabilities, autism and their families. We currently operate across 7 London Boroughs.

It was founded in 1951 by carers of children with learning disabilities and continues to work towards building a society where people with learning disabilities are valued and involved. Over the years, Centre 404 has built vital services that have enabled children and adults with a learning disability and their families to have a voice and access to activities and support.

Volunteer roles:


Support worker

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The Graduate Job Show London 16th March 2023 11am – 4pm.


The event is FREE and students can register to attend at




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