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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

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a group of people from various organisations standing on a balcony at PwC offices in Belfast city centre

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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 Student Guidance Centre at Queen’s University Belfast last month (30 March) to deliver the first in-person career development workshop since the pandemic.

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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.

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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

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Students gathered in Whitla Hall for PGCE Fair

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,

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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.

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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

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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

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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.

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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.

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headshot of Trevor Johnston, Head of Careers at Queen's

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,

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students in Shanghai on a Generation UK-China Internship

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,

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male working in the NHS

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

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Student development team

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.

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