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Check out our recorded Development Weeks events hosted by Queen’s Faculties, the Careers service, the Student’s Union and the Graduate School, as well as student-run events and external providers. 

Alumni Podcasts

Alumni Anthologies

Alumni Anthologies, is a four part podcast series which is aimed at inspiring and motivating our current students with a collection of stories from past students about their experiences from university and beyond. Ryan Elliman is the 3rd year broadcast production student who worked on this project for us as his internship. He has done a fantastic job.

Alumni featured on this series are:

  • Sean Doyle – Director at Disney
  • Kelly Andrews – CEO Women’s Aid
  • Rebecca McKinney – Cool FM radio Presenter
  • Matthew Thompson – Founder and presenter of ‘Best of Belfast’

Visit the Alumni Anthologies website

Listen to the Alumni Anthologies podcasts on Spotify

Level Up Your Meeting Skills - Boards 123 - Development Weeks

This virtual workshop was taken by Anne Orr, Founder of Boards123 and is perfect for anyone who wants to boost their confidence, communication skills, presentation skills and employability skills.

It is also proven to be highly effective for international students seeking a deeper understanding of business best practices.

Say Game Over to Boring Meetings - Boards 123 - Development Weeks

This virtual workshop was taken by Anne Orr, Founder of Boards123.

Does the thought of attending another boring meeting fill you with dread? Do you have lots of great ideas, but have difficulty getting your voice heard?

Does past experiences of exclusion due to diversity of race, gender, LGBTQ+, disability, neurodiversity etc hold you back?

During this virtual workshop, Anne Orr, Founder of Boards123 will help you to improve your performance in meetings and empower you with tips and tools to demonstrate critical business skills to your employers.

NI Chamber of Commerce event

NI Chamber of Commerce, Business Engagement and Queen's Careers event for international students during Development Weeks 2021.

Introduction to MATLAB session 1

MATLAB is a programming environment for algorithm development, data analysis, visualisation, and numeric computation.

This is the first of two sessions recorded during Development Weeks 2021 and the sessions cover:

- MATLAB Programming and how you can utilise them for your academic or personal project.

- Deep Learning: This session will build up the knowledge in MATLAB and utilise the Deep Learning Toolbox for simple image classifications.

- Simulink: This session will introduce you to Simulink to aid your modelling program.

Introduction to MATLAB session 2

MATLAB is a programming environment for algorithm development, data analysis, visualisation, and numeric computation. This is the second of two sessions recorded during Development Weeks 2021 and they cover:

- MATLAB Programming and how you can utilise them for your academic or personal project.

- Deep Learning: This session will build up the knowledge in MATLAB and utilise the Deep Learning Toolbox for simple image classifications.

- Simulink: This session will introduce you to Simulink to aid your modelling program.

Employability Skills Influencing and Negotiating

Join Queen's University's Development Officer Róisín Macartney as she discusses negotiation skills. It might be “Who is getting the coffee?” rather than Brexit but the skills are essentially the same and useful in many aspects of work.

Employability Skills Active Resilience

We know that resilience is important and that it is not a static state but something that we need to build upon regularly.

Join Queen's University's Development Officer Róisín Macartney as she presents this short session which gives some techniques for actively building and maintaining resilience.

Employability Skills Communicate Assertively

Join Queen's University's Development Officer Róisín Macartney as she discusses how you can use assertive language to express yourself clearly and build confidence.

Employability Skills Understanding your behavioural preferences

Join Queen's University's Development Officer Róisín Macartney who gives an insight into how to help raise your self-awareness.

Employability Skills Effective Communication Skills

Join Queen's University's Development Officer Róisín Macartney as she discusses what it takes to have good communication skills and how can we demonstrate these skills to an employer.

Employability Skills Working in Teams

Join Queen's University's Development Officer Róisín Macartney as she discusses how to make your best contribution to a team.

Broadcast Journalism Panel

Need inspiration for your broadcasting career trajectory?

Check out our student-led discussion with industry experts Frank Delaney and Aidan Browne to learn from their successful journeys into the world of broadcasting.

This event is targeted for students looking for a career in the Media Industry.

We have guest speakers on the panel sharing their story and perspectives on entry into the industry and insights on what students can do in college to gain experience and skills.

Autism at Work (Dispelling the Myths) webinar

Associate Coach, Emma Wee from the company Genius Within (www.geniuswithin.co.uk) and neurodiversity advocate, Siena Castellon, discuss autism at work and dispels some of the myths around neurodiversity.