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Win £1,000 with the Brighter Futures Grants Programme 2024

12 February, 2024

Unlocking Academic Excellence: The Brighter Futures Grants Programme offers £1000 for Queen’s University Belfast students.

careers, Santander, brighter futures programme

2024
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Queen's University Students Take on The Stock Market Challenge in 2024

2 February, 2024

careers, employability, skills, stock market challenge

2024
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Queen’s University Belfast Launches Future-Ready Award

22 January, 2024

careers, employability, skills, future-ready award

2024
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Happy Holidays Message from Trevor Johnston, Head of Careers, Employability & Skills 2023

21 December, 2023

careers, employability, skills, future-skills week

2023
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Careers, Employability and Skills launch Future Skills Week

21 September, 2023

Future Skills Week will take place from 25th-29th September.

careers, employability, skills, future-skills week

2023
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Queen’s Students Welcomed To Careers, Employability and Skills at Launch Event

15 September, 2023

The Careers, Employability and Skills at Queen’s will welcome new and returning students to the service during a launch event in The Cube, One Elmwood on 18 September.

careers, employability, skills, welcome week

2023
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Queen’s Students Supported to Break Down Barriers to Career Progression

5 September, 2023

Queen’s University is set to launch the first Careers Without Limits Week from 2-6 October, designed to help students and graduates break down barriers to career progression.

Santander Universities, prize draw

2023
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Santander Universities £500 prize draw giveaway is back!

22 August, 2023

Santander Universities announce their final prize draw of the year, and it’s bigger than ever!

Santander Universities, prize draw

2023
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Queen’s students set for American adventure on US scholarship programme

21 July, 2023

Thirty-seven students from Queen’s University Belfast will be journeying to the United States to study at universities and colleges next month.

global opportunities, study usa

2023
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Graduate Outcomes Survey:

27 June, 2023

Queen’s boasts the lowest graduate unemployment rate among Russell Group universities

graduate outcomes, student surveys

2023
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Queen’s students join Washington Ireland Program Class of 2023

20 June, 2023

Queen’s students join the ranks of future leaders from across the island of Ireland a a program of personal development, policy debate and community service.

careers, Washington Ireland program, global opportunities,

2023
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Call for Arts, English and Languages students to take part in a new research project

29 May, 2023

The Careers, Employability and Skills team at Queen’s are looking for students who have just finished first year to take part in a new research project.

careers, arts, english, languages, ael

2023
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Award your Work at the Global Undergraduate Awards 2023

11 May, 2023

Do you have a piece of academic coursework that you are proud of? Gain international recognition by submitting to UA!

faculty meetings, careers service

2023
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Queen’s students bound for Utrecht Summer School

9 May, 2023

The Global Opportunities team have offered 30 undergraduate students the opportunity to complete a funded Utrecht Summer School Course in The Netherlands.

faculty meetings, careers service

2023
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Careers Service at Queen’s to host series of Faculty briefings

5 May, 2023

Careers, Employability at Queen’s are proud to announce three key end-of-year Faculty meetings.

faculty meetings, careers service

2023
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Brighter Futures Grants initiative

4 May, 2023

Fancy winning £1000? We’ve got 10 lots up for grabs!

Brighter Futures Grants, Santander Universities

2023
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The Northern Ireland Graduate Recruitment Fair makes a welcome return

16 March, 2023

The Northern Ireland Graduate Recruitment Fair makes a welcome return to campus after a four-year hiatus.

NI Grad Fair, careers fairs, careers events

2023
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Queen’s Students Take on The Stock Market Challenge in 2023

2 February, 2023

Students from across all three Faculties at Queen’s came together on campus to compete in the annual Stock Market Challenge on 01 February

stock market challenge, careers events

2023
2022
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Access fresh-thinking digital natives through funded Queen’s internships

25 November, 2022

Work experience opportunities launched at Queen’s University Belfast for 2023 offer Northern Ireland SMEs, charities, public and third sector organisations funded access to grass roots student and graduate talent.

climate, real world challenge

2022
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Queen’s hosts NI Climate and Business Leaders for Real-World Challenge

13 October, 2022

Queen’s hosts NI Climate and Business Leaders for student-focussed Real-World Challenge Career Development Programme held at PwC.

climate, real world challenge

2022
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Queen’s students have 10 Chances to Win £1,000 with Santander Universities

22 September, 2022

Queen's University students can win one of 10 x £1,000 awards, generously provided by Santander Universities, to enhance their student experience.

2022
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Queen’s students join MITACS-UUKI Global Research Internship Programme

1 June, 2022

Three students from Queen’s have been selected to spend the summer in Canada developing their research expertise .

2022
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Boost in entry-level Arts jobs thanks to Covid-recovery grants

24 May, 2022

Arts organisations within Northern Ireland have received over £4.6 million of government funding creating 72 new entry-level jobs in the sector through the Covid Recovery - Employment and Skills Initiative.

2022
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Inside the Development Weeks workshop on social justice, asylum seekers and refugees

24 May, 2022

Queen’s welcomed Dr Colletta Dalikeni, Social Care Lecturer, Dundalk Institute of Technology to a Development Weeks workshop on Social Work, Asylum Seekers and Refugees.

2022
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Queen’s students tackle a real-world challenge inside the prison system

5 May, 2022

How would you stop a young person from re-offending?

2022
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Female Creatives Inspire Queen’s Students to Explore a Future in the Arts

12 April, 2022

Female leaders from the arts, culture and creative industries gathered in the One Elmwood Student Centre at Queen’s University Belfast last month (30 March) to deliver the first in-person career development workshop since the pandemic.

2022
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Queen’s students ‘buzzing’ to join Washington Ireland Program Class of 2022

12 April, 2022

Queen’s students join the ranks of future leaders from across the island of Ireland a a program of personal development, policy debate and community service.

2022
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Queen’s students named as Undergraduate of the Year Awards Finalists!

29 March, 2022

Two students from Queen’s have been shortlisted in the TargetJobs Undergraduate of the Year Awards.

Neurodiversity

2022
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PGCE Education Fair Held in Whitla Hall

18 February, 2022

Queen’s PGCE students had an opportunity to network with representatives from the education sector at the recent PGCE Education Fair on 25 February.

PGCE Fair,

2022
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International students at Queen’s hone their ‘elevator pitch’ at Business Breakfast

21 February, 2022

Queen's University and the Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry held a Business Insight Breakfast for International Students at in the Canada Room at Queen’s on 14 February.

2022
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Queen’s Students Take on The Stock Market Challenge

18 February, 2022

Students from across all three Faculties at Queen’s came together on campus to compete in the annual Stock Market Challenge on 16 February

2022
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NI Leaders Inspire Queen’s Students to ‘Shape their Dream Career’

18 February, 2022

Leaders from some of Northern Ireland’s top organisations were among the speakers at the recent Spring Careers Festival at Queen’s University Belfast

2022
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Queen’s Careers Team Praised for Tackling an ‘Overwhelming’ Issue

28 January, 2022

The Careers, Employability and Skills team at Queen’s have been praised by students for their most recent Bitesized Employability Session on Increasing Self-Confidence and Dealing with Imposter Syndrome.

2022
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Queen’s Student Mentoring Programme 2022 launched

19 January, 2022

Over 40 students have been paired with mentors from organisations including NICS, PWC, Citi, Andor Technology, EY and Almac.

2022
2022
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New Year Message from Trevor Johnston, Head of Careers, Employability & Skills

22 December, 2021

I’d like to wish all our staff and students a very happy and healthy New Year.

2021
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Queen’s successful International Student Employability Programme set to run again in Semester 2

20 December, 2021

The programme will run on Monday afternoons from January and will culminate in a business networking breakfast in February

2021

International students supported to find work in the UK with a dedicated Visa Information Session

17 December, 2021

Careers, Employability and Skills gathered a panel of experts from International Student Support and Student Circus to deliver a session of practical visa advice for international students hoping to find work in the UK after graduation.

careers, visa support,

2021
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Collaboration with the British Chamber of Commerce in China

16 December, 2021

Careers, Employability and Skills join Queen’s University Belfast’s collaboration with the British Chamber of Commerce in China.

Careers, Global Opportunities, British Chamber of Commerce in China,

2021
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New Funded PG Cert in Applied Psychology

26 November, 2021

A new Postgraduate Certificate, Foundations in Applied Psychology Practice, is launching in January 2022, funded by the Department for the Economy in Northern Ireland.

2021
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Undergraduate Of The Year Awards Celebrates Neurodiverse Talent

26 November, 2021

Targetjobs and Roll-Royce’s hunt for inspiring neurominority students at Queen’s

2021
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Employers encouraged to take advantage of free upskilling and reskilling opportunities at Queen’s

26 November, 2021

The Employer Engagement team at Queen’s is urging their employer network to access free postgraduate courses as part of the University’s SKILL UP campaign.

careers, employability, skills, news

2021

Queen’s Global Opportunities Teams Strives To Develop Global Citizens With Free Language Courses

25 November, 2021

The Global Opportunities team, part of the Careers, Employability and Skills service at Queen’s are offering 50 students a free language course in 2022.

careers, employability, skills, news

Business

2021
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Queen’s Careers Service Recognised for Excellence as they Support Graduates through Covid-19

21 November, 2021

The Careers Service at Queen’s has been awarded an AGCAS Membership Quality Standard for their service to students and graduates, as the university climbs the Guardian League table to 11th in the UK for student employability.

2021