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A Degree is for Life, Not Just for Uni: Preparing Students For a 21st-Century Career
This session discusses some of the wider elements/learning you'll get from your course/university that you may not have considered, including factors that contribute to a richer university experience and preparation for life after graduation.
Careers in Context - Can Do Guide for Gatsby Benchmark 7
Hear from the CEC about the "Careers In Context 2020: Can Do Guide" for BM 7 - Encounters with Further and Higher Education. The session also covers how a school has implemented Gatsby BM 7 and what support is available locally from your Enterprise Coordinator.
HeppFest 2020's launch event with fascinating thoughts and insights from Chris Millward (Director for Fair Access and Participation, Office for Students), Professor Brendan Stone (Deputy Vice-President for Education, University of Sheffield, and Hepp/HeppSY Board Chair) and Professor Sir Chris Husbands (Vice-Chancellor, Sheffield Hallam University).
Jordan Lee is a successful radio and TV presenter. In this talk he shares his experience of higher education and tips for pursuing your dream career, as well as the advice he would give his 16-year-old self!
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Justin Rowntree studied Behavioural Science at university, but after several career changes ended up running Silversmiths restaurant in Sheffield and getting a lashing from Gordon Ramsay on his Kitchen Nightmares show! Hear his fascinating and inspiring stories, as well as lots of insights and advice that might help you take some less painful shortcuts to career satisfaction and success.
Living the Dream: Overcoming Challenges and Taking Opportunities
Ayo was Blue Peter’s first ever black presenter (2006-11), born in Nigeria and educated in Birmingham, before studying BA Media Studies at Sheffield Hallam University. He is currently presenting sport for C4 and Amazon Prime (2020). Listen to him share his passion for education, pursuing your dream career and overcoming challenges.