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Are lawyers going to be taken over by robots? Webinar on how technology will impact careers in the legal sector

Do you think you might be the next ‘legal engineer’? You’ve heard all the talk about how machines are taking over the workplace, this is your chance to find out what the burning issues are for the legal sector and opportunities for you as a Law student. Join Ayesha for this webinar on Tuesday 20th […]

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Biology, Chemistry and Health Sciences Careers Forum: 29 October 2018

Calling all Open University students of Biology, Chemistry & Health Sciences- do you want to unlock your unique potential and become more career confident? Careers and Employability Services can help you! We are hosting a three day Careers forum which aims to support you with all aspects of your career planning and employability. Join the […]

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A brand-new teaching careers package

Almost 18% of OU students who graduated/qualified in 2016/17 went into jobs and training in Education (of the 10,000 who responded to the Destination of Leavers from Higher Education survey). As we know teaching is such a popular career choice for OU students we, at the Careers and Employability Services (CES), have developed a package bursting with […]

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Let’s Talk about Mental Health webinar

Working with Mental Health Issues We know from talking to students that finding and keeping work can sometimes feel like a mountain to climb when you are facing the challenges of mental health difficulties, low self-confidence or self-belief. There is free support to help people with mental health issues find and stay in work. Cathy Lovell explains […]

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Register for OU Online TalentConnect

OU Online TalentConnect is the OU’s first online careers fair taking place 5-9 November. It’s a new addition to the wide range of careers support we provide to OU students and alumni to help you become confident in your career choices. Because it’s online you can attend from anywhere at any time during the week. […]

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Q&A Psychology and Counselling webinar series

Psychology is one of the most popular subjects at the OU. That’s why we have so many resources to support you in planning your career in this area. Take a look at our series of short Q&A recorded webinars  designed to answer some of the common queries asked by psychology and counselling students. Careers and […]

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OU in Scotland Careers & Employability – Quick Queries Forum

Almost 12000 students used our Careers and Employability forums last academic year. Kicking off this year our first forum is specifically for students in Scotland. Whether you’re just starting out, thinking about changing career or want to develop an existing one, our team of Careers Consultants are here to answer all your questions and queries […]

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Identify your core values!

Are you studying for career purposes? What values do you identify with? Security, adventure, creativity, success, loyalty, leadership, autonomy? What role do they play in your career plans or in your current job? Join OU Career Consultants Sophie and Fiona to find out why it’s important to identify and reflect on your core values in […]

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OpportunityHub is now live!

We’re pleased to announce that OpportunityHub is now live! OpportunityHub is a new platform for advertising vacancies and connecting OU students and recent qualifiers with employers, and replaces our previous JobZone vacancy service. We’ve developed enhanced functions that will open up new opportunities from our partner employers. Register at: https://opportunityhub.open.ac.uk/students/ If you’re a current student or registered to […]

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Homeworking: Opportunities Working From Home webinar

Could working from home work for you? This webinar explores the pros and cons of working from home and the issues to consider if you feel this may be right for you.  There is a wealth of information online and the webinar signposts the more useful resources and provides feedback from people who are already […]

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